Sizemore, Chris Costner

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Diagnosed as having multiple personalities; became author and lecturer.

From the description of Papers, 1952-1989. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878897

  • 1927 Apr 4: Born in Edgefield, S.C. to Acie and Zueline Hastings Costner.
  • 1929: Traumas witnessed. First memory of additional personalities: the Red Head Girl, Ugly Girl, and Black Patent Shoe Girl.
  • 1933: Twin sisters, Elyse and Louise, born.
  • 1946: Married George Rodgers.
  • 1948: Daughter Taffy born.
  • 1952: Divorced George Rodgers. Multiple personality disorder diagnosed by Dr. Corbett Thigpen and Dr. Hervey Cleckley.
  • 1953: Married Don Sizemore.
  • 1957: McGraw-Hill released The Three Faces of Eve by Corbett Thigpen. Film version came out the same year.
  • 1958: Co-authored The Final Face of Eve with James Poling.
  • 1959: Son, Bobby Sizemore, born.
  • 1974: Illness resolved.
  • 1975: Began lecturing.
  • 1977: Doubleday released I'm Eve, by Sizemore and cousin Elen Sain Pittillo.

From the guide to the Chris Costner Sizemore Papers, 1952-1989 (bulk 1956-1979), (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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creatorOf Sizemore, Chris Costner. Papers, 1952-1989. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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Birth 1927-04-04



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