Inventory of the Catherine Sylvia Bastin papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff and T. McCarthy, MLIS.
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Title: Catherine Sylvia Bastin papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1918
Identifier/Call Number: 62003
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 oversize box (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, medals, badges, and photographs, relating to Red Cross work during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Bastin, Catherine Sylvia.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Catherine Sylvia Bastin papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1962.

Accruals

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Biographical and Historical Note

Cathering Sylvia Bastin was an American Red Cross nurse in Europe during World War I who worked at American Women's War Hospital in Paignton, South Devon, England. Paignton located near the seaside town of Torquay on the southern coast of England lending its proximity to France and providing access to British railways during the Great War.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, medals, badges, and photographs, relating to Red Cross work during World War I.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American National Red Cross.
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Medal documents, 1918 and 1932

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Christmas cards, printed matter and cartoon drawings, 1914 - 1919

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Photographs: five prints depicting Red Cross hospitals in France and England. Catherine Bastin appears in one photo.

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Printed materials: The American Women's War Relief Fund Report of Work, August 1914-August 1915 and The American Women's War Relief Fund Report of Second Year's Work, August 1915-August 1916.

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Correspondence, clippings, bread ration card, post card of American Women's War Hospital in Paignton, England, orders and ephemera, 1916 - 1919

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Woman's Weekly: A Magazine of Service to Mankind. 2 issues: 13 October 1917 and 5 January 1918.

Box: 1

Small box of medals, clasps, badges and bracelets, undated