Fonds RBSC-ARC-1712 - Yvonne Schmitz fonds

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Yvonne Schmitz fonds

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19.5 cm of textual records.

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Yvonne Schmitz was a correspondent and personal friend of Claire Culhane's from the 1970's until Culhane's passing in 1996.

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Fonds consists of letters, clippings and other documentation sent from Claire Culhane to Yvonne Schmitz during the period 1979 until Culhane's death in 1996. Subject matter pertains mainly to issues of prisoner's rights, but also touches upon personal matters. Files are arranged as they arrived from the donor.

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Received from Yvonne Schmitz in December 2013.


Files are arranged as they were received. The first file was incorrectly labeled "1975-1986"- the actual dates of the contents are 1979-1984.

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Material is mainly created by Claire Culhane and therefore will fall into the public domain in 2047.

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See also the Claire Culhane fonds held by Rare Books and Special Collections.

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