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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Haig Shekerjian Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1966
    Collection number: 72081
    Creator: Shekerjian, Haig
    Extent: 4 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope(1.7 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, notes, speeches, and medals, relating to American chemical warfare activities during World War II
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Haig Shekerjian Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Shekerjian, Haig, 1886-1966

    1886, 13 June Born, Turkey
    1906 Student, Colgate University
    1907 Entered military service as a cadet
    1911 Graduate, B.S. degree and commissioned as second lieutenant of Infantry
    1916-17 Served with the Punitive Expedition in Mexico under General Pershing
    1914-1918 Assistant military attaché in Greece, with the Allied Armies of the Orient in the Middle East
    1923 Transferred to the Chemical Warfare Service
    1942 Promoted to Brigadier General
    1939-1945 Chemical Officer, First Army; Commanding General of the Chemical Warfare Replacement Center; Commanding General at Camp Sibert, Alabama
    1946 Retired from military service
    1966 Died

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, notes, speeches, and medals, relating to American chemical warfare activities during World War II

    Access Points

    United States.--Army--Officers
    Chemical warfare
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--Chemical warfare
    United States--Armed Forces