Overview of the Alfred Connor Bowman Papers

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Title: Alfred Connor Bowman papers
Date (inclusive): 1943-1979
Collection Number: 66015
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 motion picture film reel, 2 phonorecords (8 linear feet)
Abstract: Diaries, speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Allied military occupation of Italy, especially Venezia Giulia and Trieste, after World War II, and plans for military occupation of North Korea in 1950.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Bowman, Alfred Connor, 1904-

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alfred Connor Bowman papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1966.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Colonel, United States Army; senior civil affairs officer, Venezia Giulia, 1945-1947.

Scope and Content of Collection

Diaries, speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to Allied military occupation of Italy, especially Venezia Giulia and Trieste, after World War II, and plans for military occupation of North Korea in 1950.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army Officers.
Italy--History--Allied occupation, 1943-1947.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
Military government.
Motion pictures.
Phonorecords.
Trieste (Italy)--History.
Venezia Giulia (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1947)
World War, 1939-1945--Territorial questions--Trieste.

 

Sound recordings - Phonorecords undated

 

Sound recording of the farewell speech of Alfred Connor Bowman 1946 July 23

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 66015_a_0002430

Scope and Contents note

Bowman describes the images people have versus the reality of Venezia Giulia. He describes the activities of a "caretaker" occupation force before the creation of new, free government. 2 discs. BBC label reads: 1 BOWMAN, ALFRED CONNOR Farewell Speech of Colonel Alfred C. Bowman, Military Governor Venezia Giulia (in Italian) 23 Jul 1946
 

Motion picture film

Reel 1-2

"Trieste 1945-47: large roll: Rebuilding , ETC of Baetto del soppa, small roll: police review and various other village rebuilding + openings Cine-Film Rolls," 16mm film, 650 ft.