The Howze-Hawkins family papers, 1863-1983.


The Howze-Hawkins family papers, 1863-1983.

The Howze-Hawkins family papers, 1863-1983.

Contains the following types of materials: correspondence, memoirs, clippings, reports / studies, books / manuals, diary / journal, and maps / charts. Contains information pertaining to the following wars and time periods: Civil War, Spanish American War, World War II, Vietnam War, and Israel War of 1967. Contains information pertaining to the following military units and organizations: 1st Armored Division; 2nd Armored Division; 34th U.S. Volunteer Infantry. General description of the collection: The Howze-Hawkins family papers include the papers of Hamilton H. Howze as well as letters and diaries of Hamilton S. Hawkins and Robert L. Howze. Since Hamilton Howze was a distinguished armor commander in World War II, there are numerous reports, studies, correspondence, clippings, lectures, and speeches dealing with armor and armor cavalry unit organizations. As Chairman of the Howze Board in the 1950's, other information on air mobility operation studies and air assault unit organization is found within papers with an inventory of the Howze Board papers. A transcipt of a memoir entitled, "35 Years and then some memoirs of a professional soldier." Papers also include transcribed letters and diaries of Hamilton S. Hawkins (fl. 1862-1903), who fought in the Civil War, and excepts from Philippine diary of Robert L. Howze with a Howze family genealogy.

8 boxes.

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Howze, Robert L. (Robert Lee), 1903-1983 (person)

Robert Lee Howze, Jr. (b. March 23, 1903, Washington, D.C.-d. Apr. 14, Monterey, Calif.), U.S. Army officer, graduated from West Point in 1925 and later was an instructor at the Academy from 1931 to 1935. During World War II, he served with the 3rd Armored Division. During the 1950s, he was chief of staff, Caribbean Command; commander of the 2nd Infantry Division in Korea; commander of the 1st Armored Division; and deputy commander, 6th Army. From the description of Howze, Robert L. ...

United States. Army (corporateBody)

The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Hawkins, Hamilton S., fl. 1862-1903 (person)

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Howze, Hamilton H. (Hamilton Hawkins), 1908- (person)

Hamilton Hawkins Howze (b. Dec. 21, 1908, White Plains, New York), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1930. During World War II, he served as assistant chief of staff for operations, 1st Armored Division, in England and North Africa; commander of battalion and regiment, 13th Armored Regiment (1943-1944); and commander, Combat Command A, 1st Armored Division, in Italy. During the 1950s, General Howze served in Germany and other parts of Europe as commanding general, 82nd...

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