Biography and History

During the 1930s, Bowman (Princeton Class of 1931) traveled in South America and Mexico, publishing four books on those travels, and a novel. After a stint in the Navy during World War II (stationed in Washington, D.C.), he became a public affairs officer with assignments in Chile, Italy, France, and Yugoslavia.

Source: From the finding aid for C0762

Occupations

  • Travelers, American -- 20th century. .
  • Heath Bowman Papers. 1923-1989 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0762

    Heath Bowman was a member of the Princeton University Class of 1931. After graduating, Bowman traveled extensively and later became a public affairs officer involved in Chile, Italy, France, and Yugoslavia. The papers consist of Bowman’s 68 diaries from 1923 to 1989 and some of his photographs from the West Indies and South America.