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Guide to the Evan Rupert Nash Collection, 1827-1945
Special Collections M0127  
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Description
Letters primarily to or by members of the Nash family about their lives in the Oneida and Wallingford Communities, their work, activities and beliefs. A lot of geneological material on the Nash and Poole families. Excellent Civil War letters from Edwin S. Nash and a few by David Watson Knowles. Describes the life of an ordinary soldier and several important battles including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and The Wilderness. 1827 - 1945 and a number of undated items.
Background
The name of Nash is of Saxon origin and was probably originally Atte-an-ash, referring to the place of residence of the person to whom it was applied, and gradually became At-n-ash, At-Nash, and finally Nash. It is sometimes found on ancient records in the additional forms of Nashe and Naish.Dwain Nash Fullerton born Oct 17 1931. Married to Patricia [UNK] Fowler July 30 1960, Pat's birthday June 30Sources
Extent
.5 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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