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Finding Aid for My first Christmas in Nevada manuscript, undated MS.566
MS.566  
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Description
Presumably the account is of the author's own experience. Manuscript includes 21 pages of an incomplete and handwritten account. The account is about a girl, presumably the author, growing up in England and going to America after the death of her mother to live with her sister and brother-in-law. The manuscript ends with her on a train before her arrival to Nevada on Christmas day. The name of the author is unknown.
Background
Presumably the account is of the author's own experience. The account is of a young woman born and raised in England. Her father died when she was a baby and her mother was in delicate health so she was largely raised by her sister Edith who was ten years older than the author. She also had a brother Edwin who married when the author was ten and moved to Scotland.
Extent
21.0 pages (1 folder)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
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