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Stafford, Marion B. Papers

Dates: 1941-1970

Collection Number: COLL/282

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains the personal papers of Marion B. Stafford, a nurse with the American Red Cross-Harvard Unit. Ms. Stafford and three other nurses were among the survivors when MIS VIGRID (a Norwegian ship in a British convoy) was torpedoed on 24 June 1941. The collections includes: correspondence, 1 August 1941-28 January 1970; a monograph, "And Now--The Twelfth Night", (undated) of her experience on VIGRID; newspaper accounts of the lifeboat experience (23 July 1941); a Red Cross Commendation (Summer, 1941); miscellaneous hospital documents (undated) relating to treatment/recuperation; and several photographs of Ms. Stafford and friends, 1941.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Marion B. Stafford, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

 

Published: Thu Apr 29 10:25:40 EDT 2021