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John C. Nelson Papers

Identifier: MS-0502
Papers of John C. Nelson. Includes VMI scrapbook and related items. Also miscellaneous papers and photographs dating from his service as First Lieutenant, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, A.E.F.


  • Majority of material found within 1917 - 1919


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There are no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.


0.50 cubic feet (1 flat box)

Biographical / Historical

John C. Nelson, VMI Class of 1918, served in World War I in France with the 119th Infantry, 30th Division. He was captured September 29 1918 at Bellicourt and relased after the Armisticice.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450