Collection MS/MS 01.32 - John and Louise Nollen Correspondence 1906-1932

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US US-IaGG MS/MS 01.32

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John and Louise Nollen Correspondence 1906-1932




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The collection consists primarily of letters written to John Nollen from members of his family 1906-32.  Correspondents include his parents, his wife, Louise, brother Henry, and his sisters Hanna and Sara.  The two sisters taught 1929-33 at Anatolia College, Salonika, Greece.  The collection includes their letters to John as well as typed copies of their letters to other members of the family and contain descriptions of their travels during those years.

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Arranged chronologically by year but not arranged within each folder.  Undated letters were assumed to belong in the year with adjacent letters.

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Open for research.

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To quote for publication researchers must obtain copyright clearance through heirs, if any, of the letter writers.

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John Nollen’s only living daughter gave the letters to Candace Lambie when clearing the house after Louise Nollen’s death in 1971.  Mrs. Lambie donated them to the College Archives Feb. 1992.

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