Samuel McGowan Papers 1883-1943 (bulk 1900-1920)

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Samuel McGowan Papers, 1883-1943, (bulk 1900-1920)

Samuel McGowan Papers 1883-1943 (bulk 1900-1920)

Naval officer. General correspondence, orders to duty, subject files, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to McGowan's duties as paymaster general of the navy, 1914-1920, and to his interest in changing naval regulations he regarded as discriminatory.

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