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UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960
0.5 Linear feet; 1 document box
Scope and Contents Note
This collection contains the diaries of Frances Nation (1903-1982) and her mother Cornelia Gertrude Vernatti Nation (1880-1955), concerning the early years of Frances Nation Church's marriage to Ralph, the period when "Mother" Nation lived with them in Eureka Springs, and after Frances married Walter Lemon.
Frances Nation (1903-1982) married Ralph Wilson Church (1883-1949) on 1938 November 3 and later married Walter Vance Lemon (1902-1974). The Nations lived in Pittsburgh, Kansas, and later moved to Eureka Springs. The preeminent Ozark folklorist Vance Randolph, a friend from Kansas, lived with Ralph and Frances Church and "Mother" Nation for some years after his first wife died. Both mother and daughter died in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Cravens, William Fadjo, Jr., 1929-2012, collector
Eureka Springs (Ark.)--History--20th century
Nation, Frances, 1903-1982
Nation, Gertrude Vernatti, 1880-1955
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Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960, UALR.MS.0036. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.
Footnote or Endnote info:
Description of item, file number, box number, Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960, UALR.MS.0036.