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Anderson E. Bakewell Manuscript Collection [DOC MSS 66] Edit

Summary

Identifier
DOC MSS 66

Dates

  • 1915-1999 (Creation)
  • 1940-1999 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 2009-08-18 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 75 items other_unmapped (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    The Anderson Bakewell collection is divided into two series: the scrapbook and the personal files. The scrapbook is a collection primarily of newspaper clippings detailing Bakewell's adventures. The personal series is divided into nine folders: 1. Miscellaneous: includes his baptismal certificate, several articles about his life, a pamphlet from Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Delta, etc. 2.  Ordination announcement. 3. Mass in the Wilderness materials. 4. Photograph copies. 5. Correspondence (between Nancy Altvater and friends, about Andy) 6. Obituaries. 7. Photograph copies, from funeral mass. (includes the card with which they came, from Lisa Diaz) 8. Funeral/memorial materials: memorial cards, mass program, and commemoration. 9. Sympathy cards.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Please contact the Saint Louis University Archives for details.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Nancy B. Altvater

  • Separated Materials

    Please see art print of Father Bakewell which has been separated from the manuscript collection to the Anderson Bakewell Art Print Collection (OBJ ART 2).

  • Preferred Citation

    Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections.  Anderson Bakewell Manuscript Collection (DOC MSS 66).

  • Scope and Contents

    The Anderson Bakewell collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, official documents, correspondence from friends and family, and memorial materials, which illuminate the life of an adventurous man. Much of the collection is from a scrapbook kept by his sister, Mrs. Nancy Altvater. There is much information about his travels and exploration in Central and South America, Canada, India, and the Himalayas. Many of the materials in this collection are from after his death.

    The collection holds several obituaries from various newpapers; photographs from his life and from his funeral service; correspondence between Mrs. Nancy Altvater and friends; several publications about Bakewell's life and work; materials from his funeral mass; and sympathy cards to Nancy Altvater from loved ones.

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