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The Nelson Family Photographs Collection
The photographs in this collection document the various members of the Elder N. P. (Nels Peter) Nelson family. Elder Nelson was born in Denmark on January 6, 1844 and died in College View, Nebraska on September 22, 1905. In 1867 he married Andrea Kier and during their thirty-eight year marriage, they had seven sons, two daughters and took in one foster daughter. Primarily, it is these family members that are represented in the 92 photographs comprising this collection.