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Mrs. A. A. Nichol letter

Guide to the Mrs. A. A. Nichol letter

Collection number: HMC-0522.
Creator: Nichol, Mrs. A. A.
Title: Mrs. A. A. Nichol letter.
Date: 1901.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Letter written by Mrs. A. A. Nichol in Nome, Alaska.

Biographical note:
Mrs. A. A. Nichol lived in Nome, Alaska, in 1901.

Collection description:
This collection consists of a single letter written by Mrs. A. A. Nichol to Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Lockwood of Salem Oregon. The letter is dated August 15, 1901, and post marked from Nome on August 19th, 1901. The letter describes Mrs. Nichol’s life in Nome, including the inconsistency of the mail service, the weather, and mutual friends. She describes their plan to leave Nome for the winter, and return the following spring to tend to business that could not be abandoned. Mrs. Nichol also relates how she has started speculation in dog breeding and sales, through which she expected to make a moderate amount of money.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in original order.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not own copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Mrs. A. A. Nichol letter, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was described by Kathleen Hertel in 2001. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015.

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