Ridell Family Papers
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.
- Creation: 1943-1945
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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.
0.40 Linear Feet
Arrangement of Materials:
This collection is arranged in two series: Series 1: Correspondence; Series 2: Printed Material.
Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in February 2011. Arrangement and finding aid completed by Leigh Soares, SCRC staff, in May 2011.
- Guide to the Ridell Family Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Leigh Soares, SCRC Staff.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English