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Bastin (Catherine Sylvia) papers
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Description
Correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, medals, badges, and photographs, relating to Red Cross work during World War I.
Background
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 access to railways during the Great War.
Extent
1 oversize box (0.4 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.