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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Visiting cards

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
49 items (Visiting cards, 3 x 1.5 in.)
Container:
Item NelA010
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1880 - 1892
Scope and Contents note:
Four cards have handwritten notes, addresses, and lists on verso.
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelA010 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Postage stamp collection

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 volume (Postage stamps, 4 x 5 x 0.25 in.)
Container:
Item NelA005
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1854 - 1855
Scope and Contents note:
Postage stamps from England, Java, Turkey, America, South Australia, Canada, Italy, New South Wales, France, French Republic, Belgium, Cape of Good Hope, Victoria, Deccan, and Sarawak.
General note:
From the Nelson archival collectionNelA005 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Contract of engagement for the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Contracts; Manuscripts (document genre), 8.25 x 12.75 in.)
Container:
Item NelM001
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1887 January 11
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM001 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letters signed to his father Henry Nelson

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
11 items (Correspondence, 4.5 x 7 in. - 5 x 8 in.)
Container:
Item NelM002
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1884 January 4 - 1890 January 7
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. Eleven long autograph letters. NelM002 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter to his father Henry Nelson

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
2 items (Correspondence, 8.25 x 13 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Item NelM006d2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1891 May 11
Scope and Contents note:
The letter from Robert Henry Nelson to his father acknowledges a letter of reference written by Henry Morton Stanley for him to William Mackinnon, praising Nelson's efforts on the Emin Pasha Relief expedition; together with a copy of Stanley's letter of reference to Mackinnon dated 9 [May] 1891 written from York station hotel.
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM006d. 2 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed to Henry Morton Stanley

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 8.25 x 10.25 in.)
Container:
Item NelUncat002
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1889 July 31
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelUncat002 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Leather notebooks containing information on rosters and rations for the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
5 volumes (Manuscripts (document genre), 5 x 8 x 0.75 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Item NelA007
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1887 March 11 - 1889 November 7
Scope and Contents note:
Five notebooks documenting C and/or No. 3 Company's rosters. Information includes roll calls, caravan book, and roster of rations. Three black leather with latch or band (3.5 x 5 x 0.5in.), one black leather (5 x 7.75 x 0.25in.), and one red leather (5 x 8 x 0.75in.).
General note:
NelA007 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed to his father Henry Nelson, relating his confrontation and skirmishes with natives

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 8 x 9.5 in.)
Container:
Item NelM015
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892 May 18
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM015 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Letters to the Directors of the Imperial British East Africa Company, applying for service unpaid

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
3 items (Correspondence, 8 x 13 in.)
Container:
Item NelM020
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892 January 4
General note:
Retained copy. Together with a copy of a letter to Sir William McKinnon and another to the Directors of the Company, with a note to the effect that a letter had been sent to Mr. W. Bruce. From the Nelson archival collection. NelM020 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Handwritten lists of porters' names and loads attributed to, with notes of stores by Stairs, Parke, Bonny and Jephson

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
34 pages (Manuscripts (document genre), 8.25 x 10.25 in. or smaller.)
Container:
Item NelM003
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1887 - 1889
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM003 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed to his father Henry Nelson, informing him that the Administrator General had agreed with his actions

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 8 x 9.5 in.)
Container:
Item NelM016
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892 June 1
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM016 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed to his father Henry Nelson, London, 12 April 1890, concerning various people he had met and referring to a complimentary letter from Henry Morton Stanley

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 4.5 x 7.25 in.)
Container:
Item NelM012
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 April 12
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. With envelope. NelM012 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed, from Robert H. Nelson to his father, from the S.S. Ethiopia, 24 February 1892, en route to East Africa, together with a telegram stating that "He has a very good state-room"

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
2 items (Correspondence, 5.25 x 8 in. (document), 5.25 x 3.25 in. (envelope))
Container:
Item NelM013
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892 February 24
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM013 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed to his father Henry Nelson, 28 March 1892, informing him of his safe arrival and thanking him for the £100 which he had received

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 8 x 9.75 in.)
Container:
Item NelM014
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892 March 28
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelM014 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter signed to his father Henry Nelson, 3 November 1892, wishing all a Merry Christmas, relating experiences with natives and referring to his proposed marriage

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 8 x 9.5 in.)
Container:
Item NelM017
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1892 November 3
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. This appears to be Robert Henry Nelson's last letter before his death. NelM017 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Letter to Baua Ismaili, to be read by Captain Nelson to the boy Sheriff who will put it into Swahilli proper for [illegible] presence of Ismaili

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 8 x 10 in.)
Container:
Item NelUncat003
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1880 - 1889
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelUncat003 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Nelson, Robert Henry, 1853-1892. Autograph letter (copy), signed to the Marquis of Salisbury from Captain Nelson

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 item (Correspondence, 7.75 x 10 in.)
Container:
Item NelUncat010
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1890 May 12
Scope and Contents note:
Requesting permission to accept and wear the Insignia of the Third Class of the Medjidie.
General note:
From the Nelson archival collection. NelUncat010 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Robert Henry Nelson visiting cards

Author:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Physical description:
49 items ; 3 x 1.5 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Visiting cards
Place:
Africa
Date:
188u
188u-1892
[between 188- and 1892?]
Topic:
Adventure and adventurers  Search this
Call number:
NelA010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044941

Robert Henry Nelson list of travel expenses

Author:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (2 pages) ; 4.5 x 7 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (document genre))
Date:
188u
[188-?]
Call number:
NelUncat007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044803

Robert Henry Nelson trip schedule listing European countries

Author:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Subject:
Nelson, Robert Henry 1853-1892  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (1 page) ; 5 x 8 in
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (document genre))
Place:
Europe
Date:
188u
[188-?]
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
NelUncat006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1044804

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