Inventory of the Catherine Sylvia Bastin papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Library and Archives Staff and T. McCarthy, MLIS
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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

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Use

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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

box 1, folder 1

Medal documents 1918 and 1932

box 1, folder 2

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

box 1, folder 3

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

box 1, folder 4

Printed materials: T he American Women's War Relief Fund Report of Work, August 1914-August 1915 and The American Women's War Relief Fun Report of Second Year's Work, August 1915-August 1916.

box 1, folder 5

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

box 1, folder 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