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Sketch of the Life of Mrs. Ida Farr Nelson (1940)

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Sketch of the Life of Mrs. Ida Farr Nelson (1940)

Description

Memoir written by Ida Farr Nelson in 1940 when she was in her mid-80s . It was written at the request of her granddaughter Doris Nelson Newman and transcribed in 2017 by her great-grandson Brian Nelson Burford. The text includes information about Ida's own childhood in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as her teenage and adult life in Goshen, New Hampshire. She includes some recollections of her sons' childhoods, and more information about their lives as grown men.

Creator

Ida Farr Nelson

Source

Manuscript journal, photocopy in the possession of the Nelson family, Transcription by Brian Nelson Burford

Date

1840

Rights

Nelson family

Type

Typescript Transcription

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Sketch of the life of Ida Farr Nelson (1940).pdf

Citation

Ida Farr Nelson, “Sketch of the Life of Mrs. Ida Farr Nelson (1940),” The Worlds and Works of the Nelson Brothers, accessed June 26, 2019, https://www.ats.amherst.edu/childhood/items/show/907.