Collection RC0862 - Monika Jensen-Stevenson’s and William Stevenson’s research files for Kiss the Boys Goodbye

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Monika Jensen-Stevenson’s and William Stevenson’s research files for Kiss the Boys Goodbye

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  • 1956-1989 (Creation)

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1.2 m of textual records and graphic material

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The collection consists mostly of the research materials compiled by Monika Jensen-Stevenson and William Stevenson for their book, Kiss the Boys Goodbye, published by McClelland & Stewart in 1990. Included are: research notes, transcripts and notes from interviews, photographs, and many photocopied documents. The collection has been arranged into five series: Research materials: families and friends of POWs/MIAs, military personnel, CIA; Research materials: journalists, politicians, lawyers, and others; Other research materials; Photographs; Book drafts and other materials.

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Collection (08-2007) was acquired as part of a Douglas Gibson accrual to the McClelland and Stewart fonds in 2007. Monika Jensen-Stevenson and William Stevenson had left the files at M&S to aid the publishers in the vetting of the book before publication.


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Access restricted until 2050 except with the permission of Monika Jensen-Stevenson or Alexandra Stevenson.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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Revised, Jan. 2023, R. Stapleton

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