Fred T. Nelson Diaries, 1888 -- 1890


Title: Fred T. Nelson Diaries
Dates: 1888 -- 1890
Creator: Nelson, Frederick Theodore
Call Number: MS103
Size: .5 Cubic Feet, 3 diaries
Language(s): English  
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This collection contains three diaries written by Fred T. Nelson while a student at Tufts College.


These items are arranged in chronological order.


Frederick Theodore Nelson was born in Waterloo, Iowa, on June 20, 1869. He was a member of Delta Upsilon at Tufts and graduated with a bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Tufts in 1890. He obtained a B. D. from St. Lawrence University in 1895 and worked as builder, book-keeper, school teacher and clergyman throughout his life. He held pastorates in Portland and East Ebbington, Maine, as well as Harrisville, Rhode Island and North Carolina. In later years he served as minister in Danbury, Connecticut, and then at the Universalist Church of North Salem where Nelson also worked as teacher and then principal at the North Salem School until his retirement. Nelson died in Westchester County New York, in 1960.

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Collection History

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Subjects and Genre Terms
  • Nelson, Fred T.
  • Alumni collections
  • University history
  • Tufts University -- History

Series Description

  1. Diaries, 1888 -- 1890