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William Curtis Nunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 140

The collection includes Civil War typescripts and photocopies of original documents such as a release of Deed of Trust, a land grant, journal, and diary. Of interest is a receipt for the shipment of nine slaves to New Orleans, Louisiana. Two master's theses, correspondence, during the Civil War period, and a scrapbook of unidentified photographs of Texas towns and people complete the collection.  The documents are arranged in alphabetical order by title or author, and original dates of items are given.

Dates

  • 1852-1871; 1960, 1965

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

1.00 Linear feet

Overview

The collection includes photocopies and typescripts of Civil War related materials.

Biography

William Curtis Nunn was a professor of history at Texas Christian University and author of several books, many about Texas and Civil War history.

Arrangement

Alphabetically by document title or author.

Physical Location

Vault BC 3

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by William Curtis Nunn on September 18, 1978.
Title
Guide to the William Curtis Nunn Collection
Author
Compiled by Lisa Peña
Date
2014

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

Contact:
TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-7108
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)