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Identifier

Accession 618

Inclusive Dates

1920-1963

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1,000 pieces , .50 linear feet

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Vera K. Castles Papers consists of papers and material collected by Vera Faith Kimball Castle (1903-1984). The collection consists of Vera Castles’ biographies of recent Nobel Prize winners (sixteen in number), correspondence includes the scientists’’ correspondence with possible publishers, stories and anecdotes of the fictitious character, Col. Poofy, newspaper clippings of the World War II, articles on Ms. Castles’ native state of Alaska, and various other newspaper clippings, articles, and memorabilia.

Provenance

The Vera K. Castles Papers were donated to the Archives by Rev. Fred J. Powell on the date of January 17, 1985.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Vera K. Castles Papers - Accession 618

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