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Fred T. Nelson Diaries

Call Number: MS103

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three diaries written by Fred T. Nelson while a student at Tufts College.


  • Creation: 1888 -- 1890


Language of Materials



This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. No documentation is available regarding the intellectual property rights in this collection.

Biographical / Historical

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.


.5 Linear Feet (3 diaries)


These items are arranged in chronological order.

Processing status

This collection is processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States