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Mildred Nelson papers

Identifier: c-00390

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two exam blue books from German courses at the University of Michigan (1914-1915) of Mildred Nuechterlein. The examination books synopsize and analyze two unidentified German literary works.

The collection also contains letters and postcards (1962, 1971-1979) addressed to Mildred Nelson. Letters from her friends provide an insight into the concerns and problems faced by the elderly in the 1970s, including illness, injury, mobility, finances, and social interaction. A photograph of Mildred Nelson from 1977 is included in this collection.


  • Creation: 1914-1915, 1962-1979, undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Mildred Nelson (nee Nuechterlein) was a 1915 graduate of the University of Michigan. She taught high school German in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She died in 1980.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)

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Custodial History

Gift of Richard H. Harms, 1980-07-09.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US