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William Henley Nelson Family Papers, 1861-1990 | Archives of Appalachia

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Predominant Dates: 1861-1936
ID: 500/AppMs 303
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Arrangement: The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Military and Political Records, 1866-1934; Series 2, Personal and Family Correspondence, 1861-1973; Series 3, Newsclippings and Memorabilia, 1875-1910; and Series 4, Family Photographs, c. 1862-1973.

The materials in the addition were added to Series 2, Series 3, and Series 4, while Series 5 was created for the Elinor Farina Papers.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The William Henley Nelson Family Papers contain correspondence, military certificates and commissions, political speeches and appointments, photo copies of Nelson's military service records, newsclippings and newspapers, essays, notes on the Nelson Family genealogy, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the military and political careers of W. H. Nelson between 1861 and 1935. The records dating after 1936 describe Nelson and St. John Family activities, their relationship to W. H. Nelson, and the literary activities of James Heaton and Pearl Nelson.

The Nelson Family Papers addition consists of correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and Elinor Farina papers pertaining to the Nelson and St. John families.

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