Nelson, Paul A.  Scrapbook and Correspondence, 1939-1941 and 1979-1980.

GACA Collection 274


 

Nelson, Paul A.  Scrapbook and Correspondence, 1939-1941 and 1979-1980.  GACA Collection 274.  2 folders.

 

ABSTRACT:
The Paul A. Nelson collection contains a scrapbook with photographs taken during the late 1930s and early 1940s at Gustavus Adolphus College  Nelson graduated in 1941.  Pages include notes about most of the photographs, including who is in them.  There is a large section of images pertaining to the Epsilon Pi Alpha fraternity, including an invitation and program from the 50th Anniversary celebration in 1978.  The collection also holds a series of correspondence from 1979-80 between Nelson and Goren Friborg of Sweden, pertaining to Nelson’s great grandfather Anders Nilsson.  Friborg was writing a book about Hybo, the village where Anders Nilsson lived.  There are also a few letters about Nelson’s trip to Sweden.



RESTRICTIONS:
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.



COLLECTION CITATION:
Nelson, Paul A.  Scrapbook and Correspondence, 1939-1941 and 1979-1980.  GACA Collection 274.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.



ACQUISITION:
Paul Nelson donated part of this collection during June 1991.



PROCESSED BY:
Adrianna Darden processed this collection and developed the finding aid during March 2011.



RELATED COLLECTIONS IN THE ARCHIVES:
The Archives contain numerous other scrapbook and photograph collections.

 


SUBJECT HEADINGS:
Nelson, Paul A. 1920-2003.
Epsilon Pi Alpha Fraternity (Gustavus Adolphus College).
Gustavus Adolphus College--Fraternities.

 

GACA Collection 274

Box

Folder

Correspondence, 1979-80

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1

Scrapbook, 1939-41

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2