George T. Bowman Papers, 1883-1948

Manuscript Collection #1292

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: George T. Bowman Papers
    Creator: Bowman, George T., Brigadier General, 1869-1951
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This archive covers the early life and long United States Army career of Brigadier General George T. Bowman (b. 1869 and d. 1951). His career included service (stateside) during the Spanish-American War with the New York 65th Volunteer Infantry, with various New York volunteer and regular Army units in the Philippines (1899-1904), in Cuba (1906-1909), with Gen. John Pershing on the Mexican border (1915-1916), during World War I (1918-1919), and in Germany after World War I ended. Included are correspondence, orders and other military documents, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, maps, narratives and commentary by Bowman, and a diary.
    Extent: 1.7 Cubic feet, 4 archival boxes, consisting of correspondence, orders, military documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, maps, narratives, commentary, and a diary
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    November 23, 2016, (unprocessed), 1.7 cubic feet; This archive covers the early life and long United States Army career of Brigadier General George T. Bowman (b. 1869 and d. 1951). His career included service (stateside) during the Spanish-American War with the New York 65th Volunteer Infantry, with various New York volunteer and regular Army units in the Philippines (1899-1904), in Cuba (1906-1909), with Gen. John Pershing on the Mexican border (1915-1916), during World War I (1918-1919), and in Germany after World War I ended. Included are correspondence, orders and other military documents, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, maps, narratives and commentary by Bowman, and a diary. Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino Rare Books, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with state funds and Special Manuscript Funds.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Carmen D. Valentino Rare Books

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    George T. Bowman Papers (#1292), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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