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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Haldor Nielsen Family Photograph Albums, ca. 1910-1920



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Nielsen, Haldor
Title: Haldor Nielsen Family Photograph Albums
Dates: ca. 1910-1920
Abstract: Images of Haldor Nielsen’s family and friends; Congress Avenue and the Texas State Capitol in Austin; parades including Loyalty Day in 1917, circuses, and missions; Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.
Accession No.: 84-122
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Haldor Nielsen (1883-1953) emigrated from Denmark to Texas in 1900 and became a naturalized citizen in 1910. During World War I he was a civilian instructor in woodworking at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He married Signe Pettersen in 1929; they lived in Austin, Texas, and had one son, Haldor, Jr.

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Scope and Contents

Images of Haldor Nielsen’s family and friends; Congress Avenue and the Texas State Capitol in Austin; parades including Loyalty Day in 1917, circuses, and missions; Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Nielsen, Haldor, Sr.--Archives
Subjects
Houses--Texas
Children--Texas
Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, Tex.)
Men--Texas
Missions--Texas
Parades--Texas
Soldiers--Texas
Texas State Capitol (Austin, Tex.)
Women--Texas
Places
Austin (Tex.)
San Antonio (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Haldor Nielsen Family Photograph Albums, ca. 1910-1920, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3S123 Photo Albums

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