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Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960

Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960

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Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960 UALR.MS.0036

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-21T16:26-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Nation Family Diaries, 1938-1960
Dates: 1938-1960
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet; 1 document box
Identification: UALR.MS.0036
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Arrangement

Chronologically.

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.


Historical Note

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.


Arkansas--Women--History--20th century
Cravens, William Fadjo, Jr., 1929-2012, collector
Eureka Springs (Ark.)--History--20th century
Families--Arkansas
Nation family
Nation, Frances, 1903-1982
Nation, Gertrude Vernatti, 1880-1955

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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

Copyright for correspondence in the collections belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.


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Citation Notes

Bibliographic citation:

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.


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