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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Shirley Mae Stark papers
    Dates: 1963-1974
    Collection Number: 91032
    Creator: Stark, Shirley Mae.
    Collection Size: 16 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (7.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, press releases, bulletins, newsletters, financial records, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to American prisoners of war during the Vietnamese War and their families. Includes correspondence with and issuances of the Navy Department, other American government officials, and voluntary organizations concerned with the welfare of prisoners of war, especially the National League of Families of American Prisoners in Southeast Asia. Also includes numerous letters from members of the public.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Shirley Mae Stark papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Wife of Captain William R. Stark, United States Navy, prisoner of war in North Vietnam, 1967-1973.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, press releases, bulletins, newsletters, financial records, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to American prisoners of war during the Vietnamese War and their families. Includes correspondence with and issuances of the Navy Department, other American government officials, and voluntary organizations concerned with the welfare of prisoners of war, especially the National League of Families of American Prisoners in Southeast Asia. Also includes numerous letters from members of the public.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia.
    Navy wives.
    Prisoners of war.
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese.
    United States--Armed Forces.