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Mrs. Donald #Barr #Chidsey , 1936

Born Elinor Shirley Stewart

Educated at #Columbia University, early 1930s

Married DB Chidsey 1935-1940 (divrcd 1944)

OSS 1941-1946

Protected #Shinkolobwe from Nazis

#ShirleyChidsey married William #Bridgwater (chief editor Columbia Press)
She was one of the last people to get a book signed by her dear friend F Scott Fitzgerald in 1940 before he died (this is after her return from Tahiti and separation, but on her way to NYC). What was the nature of their relationship ?
[3]Shirley Chidsey [Bridgwater] born in Philadelphia in 1907. She worked as an editor, assisted Charles Nordhoff + James Norman Hall on The Bounty Trilogy (The Mutiny on the Bounty, 1932; Men Against the Sea, 1933; Pitcairn's Island, 1934).

And protected uranium from the Nazis
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Less than 4 weeks to go until our #christmas #charity #motorbike rides supporting @CHSW - in #bristol #devon and #plymouth -Sat 2nd December
There's no charge to attend and all bikes, trikes and scooters are welcome to join us - all donations are welcome and 100% donated to @CHSW
Decorate yourself and your bike and help raise some smiles while supporting your local children's hospice.
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