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Ridell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.022

Scope and Contents

The Ridell Family papers is primarily correspondence between Robert Calvin Ridell and his parents in Kerny, Nebraska. There is also correspondence from other family members, friends, and others. Ridell is nearly always addressed as Calvin. Ridell was a member of the United States Navy and correspondence dates from his time in training and while he was deployed at sea during World War II. Much of the correspondence and other printed material in the collection is from 1943-1946.

Dates

  • 1943-1945

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.40 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged in two series: Series 1: Correspondence; Series 2: Printed Material.

Related Materials:

A Guide to World War II Resources in the Special Collections Research Center

Information about related materials is available at http://guides.swem.wm.edu/content.php?pid=4775

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in February 2011. Arrangement and finding aid completed by Leigh Soares, SCRC staff, in May 2011.
Title
Guide to the Ridell Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Leigh Soares, SCRC Staff.
Date
2011-02-09
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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