Preliminary Inventory to the Frank Otto Bowman Papers, 1939-1959

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Preliminary Inventory to the Frank Otto Bowman Papers, 1939-1959

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank Otto Bowman Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1939-1959
Collection number: XX151
Creator: Bowman, Frank Otto, 1896-
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope (0.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, military maps and charts, and photographs, relating to American military activities during World War II and the Korean War. Includes correspondence with General Samuel D. Sturgis, chief of engineers, 1951-1955; photographs and memoranda on bridge construction in Korea by the United States Army, 1952-1953; and comments by F. O. Bowman on a manuscript entitled Fifth Army Engineers in Italy, 1959.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank Otto Bowman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
United States. Army--Officers
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military engineering
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Engineering and construction
United States--Armed Forces
Sturgis, Samuel Davis, 1897-1964


Container List

Box 1.

Biography of Frank Otto Bowman as of June 30, 1956

 

Correspondence and charts regarding his official work as an officer in the United States Army during World War II, 1943-1945

 

Official correspondence of Mr. Bowman as an officer in the United States Army during World War II, 1949-1955

 

Correspondence between Major General Bowman and S. D. Sturgis, Jr., Major General, United States Army, Chief of Engineers, 1951-1955

 

Material on bridges in Korea. Includes photographs and memoranda

 

Reports on anti-mechanized defense and other reports, Ft. Benning, GA, 1939-1942

 

Material on a demonstration of air-ground training and operations, Ft. Benning, GA, June 1942

 

Comments by General Bowman on draft of "Fifth Army Engineers in Italy" by Historical Section O.C.E., August 1959

 

Correspondence and memorabilia regarding Italy, 1943-1945

Folder Photo file

Photographs. See card catalog description