Overview of the Charles Alan Pownall papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Charles Alan Pownall papers
Date (inclusive): 1912-1976
Collection Number: 2005C22
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (4.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, orders, reports, memoranda, personnel records, printed matter, maps, and photographs relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and to post-war naval administration of Guam.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Pownall, Charles Alan, 1887-1975.

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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

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Biographical 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, maps, and photographs relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and to post-war naval administration of Guam.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Navy--Aviation.
United States. Navy--Officers.
Guam.
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.

Box 10

Declassified U.S. Government Records, 1947-1948

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Includes some interfield, unclassified government records. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder chronologically by date of creation.
 

2016 January release of records, 1947-1948

Scope and Contents note

Consists of two maps: "Areas Proposed for Permanent Use and Occupation by the Armed Forces on Guam," Marianas Area Base Development Department, 18 August 1947; and "Army Real Estate Requirements, Tumon Bay Recreational Area, Land Square 14, Section 2, Municipality of Dededo," U.S. Naval Government of Guam, M.I., Land and Claims Commission, 1 April 1948.
Boxes 1-12

Rest of collection not yet described