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  • Title: Haig Shekerjian papers
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1966
    Collection Number: 72081
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (1.7 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, notes, speeches, and medals, relating to American chemical warfare activities during World War II
    Creator: Shekerjian, Haig
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1972.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Haig Shekerjian Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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