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Bastin (Catherine Sylvia) papers
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  • Title: Catherine Sylvia Bastin papers
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1918
    Collection Number: 62003
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and 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.
    Creator: Bastin, Catherine Sylvia
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1962.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Catherine Sylvia Bastin papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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 access to 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

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