Harold Gardiner Bowen Papers 1907-1977 (bulk 1940-1959)


Harold Gardiner Bowen Papers 1907-1977 (bulk 1940-1959)

Naval officer and engineer. Correspondence, military orders, news clippings, writings, and other papers relating to Bowen's activities with the Newcomen Society and the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation and his various business interests. Some material pertains to his duties as chief of the United States Navy Bureau of Engineering and as director of the Naval Research Laboratory during World War II.

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Secretary to Herbert Hoover, 1917-1919; chairman, United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1953-1958; secretary of commerce, 1958-1959. From the description of Lewis L. Strauss miscellaneous papers, 1918-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868921 Government executive, financier. From the description of Reminiscences of Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss : oral history, 1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158380 Executive...