Tere Rios Versace Papers, 1941-1977

Summary Information

Title: Tere Rios Versace Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1941-1977

  • Versace, Tere Rios, 1917-1999
Call Number: Mss 268; Micro 823; Audio 516A; DC 724-725

Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (7 archives boxes), 1 reel of microfilm (35mm), 24 tape recordings, and 2 film reels

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Tere Versace, a free-lance writer who became active in the POW/MIA controversy of the Vietnam War era when her son Humbert Roque “Rocky” Versace was captured and executed by the Viet Cong. The collection includes correspondence, biographical material, clippings, writings, tape recordings, a film, and groups of personal papers of Rocky Versace and of Sister Mary Aquinas, the “flying nun,” about whom Mrs. Versace planned to write a biography.


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Language: English, French, Vietnamese

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00268
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