William Curtis Nunn Collection
Collection Scope and Content Summary
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.Also within is the "Gideon Lincecum Autobiography" (Lincecum a southern historian and naturalist), as well as "Memoirs of Tarrant Country Confederate veterans and others of postwar period".
- Creation: 1852-1871; 1960, 1965
- Nunn, William Curtis (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
William Curtis Nunn was a professor of history at Texas Christian University and author of several books, many about Texas and Civil War history.
1.00 Linear feet
Language of Materials
The collection includes photocopies and typescripts of Civil War related materials.
Alphabetically by document title or author.
Vault BC 3
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by William Curtis Nunn on September 18, 1978.
- Guide to the William Curtis Nunn Collection
- Compiled by Lisa Peña
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