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Series Part IX, IV: Personal and Financial Papers, 1942-1968

Call Number: MS 628, Series Part IX, IV

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other types of records relating to family matters and other aspects of Bowles' private life. A section of this material (primarily correspondence about Bowles' interest in boating and other recreational pursuits) is open. This material includes correspondence about buying, selling, repairing, and charting boats and about cruises, yacht clubs, and arrangements to meet friends. There is correspondence with Herbert Stone ofYachting Magazineand Douglas J. Bennet, Sr. This material dates from 1942 through 1968 and is arranged chronologically.


  • 1942-1968

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: Boxes 220-223, which contain constituent correspondence, are restricted until 2035 Jan 1.

The transcript of the oral history interview with Douglas Bennet, Jr. in Box 399b is closed until the deed of gift is secured from Bennet.

Box 408, which contains restricted personal and financial papers is closed until 2025 Jan 1.

Box 409, which contains audio tapes of oral history interviews with Bowles's associates, is not open to researchers.

Original audiotapes, videotapes, and motion picture films, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or pay for the creation of a use copy, retained by the repository, if none exist.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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