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Kathryn Marshall collection of oral histories produced for the book In the Combat Zone

Identifier: SSC-MS-00112

Scope and Contents

The Kathryn Marshall papers consist of 20 tapes and 19 transcripts of oral histories she conducted with women who served in Vietnam for her book In the Combat Zone (published 1987 by Little Brown).

Dates of Materials

  • 1966-1975


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not available for research use because it is closed at the direction of the interviewer until April 1, 2035.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical Note

Author Kathryn Marshall grew up in Texas during the 1950s and 1960s. She did her undergraduate work at Southern Methodist University and her graduate work in California. She is the author of Desert Places, My Sister Gone, and In The Combat Zone.


1.083 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Kathryn Marshall in 1991.


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Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2020-05-18: Added 20 oral histories
  • 2021-10-25: Updated notes and published

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063