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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Lester Armour papers
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1953
    Collection Number: 71065
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Class notes and correspondence relating to the Naval Air Combat Intelligence Officers School, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and the Aviation Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas; and official orders, reports, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to the U.S. Navy and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Armour, Lester, 1895-1971

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lester Armour papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1971.

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

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

    Biographical Note

    1895 March 21 Born, Chicago, Illinois
    1918 B. A., Yale
    1918-1919 Ensign, U.S. Naval Aviation
    1941-1945 Captain, U.S. Naval Reserves
      Chairman of Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chicago National Bank.
    1970 December 26 Died, Lake Forest, Illinois

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Class notes and correspondence relating to the Naval Air Combat Intelligence Officers School, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and the Aviation Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas; and official orders, reports, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to the U.S. Navy and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Naval Air Station (Quonset Point, R.I.)
    Military intelligence.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
    United States. Navy.