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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Charles Alan Pownall papers
    Dates: 1912-1976
    Collection Number: 2005C22
    Creator: Pownall, Charles Alan, 1887-1975.
    Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (4.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, orders, reports, memoranda, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and to postwar naval administration of Guam.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Access to sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material requires at least two weeks advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Alan Pownall papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2005.

    Accruals

    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Vice admiral, United States Navy; commander, Air Force, Pacific Fleet, 1944; governor of Guam, 1946-1949.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, orders, reports, memoranda, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and to postwar naval administration of Guam.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Navy Aviation.
    United States. Navy Officers.
    World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations.
    World War, 1939-1945 Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Pacific Ocean.
    Guam.