Ove M. Nelson papers, 1874-2010  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Nelson, Ove M. (Ove Malling), 1880-
Title
Ove M. Nelson papers
Dates
1874-2010 (inclusive)
1908-2010 (bulk)
Quantity
2.48 cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 OSVF, and 1 vertical file)
Collection Number
5598
Summary
Certificates, correspondence, writings, photographs, ephemera, and genealogical materials of Ove M. Nelson, an attorney and politician in Montesano, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Records are stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ove Malling (commonly called O.M.) Nelson, was an attorney and politician, born in Wisconsin in 1880. He moved to Montesano, Washington in 1907, and was active in Grays Harbor County politics from 1916 to 1946.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Certificates, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, writings, speeches, photographs, publications, and genealogical materials.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5598-001: Ove M. Nelson papers, 1874-2010Return to Top

2.48 cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder, and 1 oversize vertical folder)

Scope and Content: O.M. Nelson's papers as an attorney and politician. Papers also include family genealogical materials. Certificates, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, writings, speeches, photographs, publications, stock certificates for Pacific Straw Paper and Board Company, The Walla Walla Copper Mining Company among others, and other materials. Two oversize folders contain business certificates and family genealogical certificates.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: The creators' literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donor: Gregory Nelson, 2010 May 24

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: Personal Papers
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 5598-001
Agreement - Land in Grays Harbor County
1945
1/2 5598-001
Cash account - W. McKie's trust
undated
1/3 5598-001
Clippings - re: Congressman Albert Johnson
1923
1/4 5598-001
Clippings - re: La Follette
1924
1/5 5598-001
Clippings - re: to O.M. Nelson
1922-1930
1/6 5598-001
Clippings - re: O.M. Nelson
1924; 1933
1/7-1/17 5598-001
Correspondence
1916-1964
1/18-1/19 5598-001
Correspondence - re: press and publishers
1922-1963
1/20 5598-001
Correspondence - re: Sanity League
1922
1/21 5598-001
Correspondence of others
1917-1932
1/22-1/24 5598-001
Ephemera - General
circa 1922-1970
1/25 5598-001
Ephemera - O.M. Nelson
1916-1940
1/26 5598-001
Letterhead
undated
2/1 5598-001
Manuscript - "A big swindle"
undated
2/2 5598-001
Manuscript - "Credit money and assets currency"
undated
2/3-2/4 5598-001
Manuscript - "Destroying a nation"
1937
2/5 5598-001
Manuscript - "Interest"
undated
2/6 5598-001
Manuscript - "The kind of Republican President we should elect"
circa 1944
2/7 5598-001
Manuscript - "Medium of exchange"
undated
2/8 5598-001
Manuscript - "On the wane"
1934
2/9 5598-001
Manuscript - "Our 'ink' monkey"
1939
2/10-2/13 5598-001
Manscripts - Miscellaneous
circa 1922-1930
2/14 5598-001
Manuscript - untitled
1934
2/15 5598-001
Miscellaneous
1948-1957
2/16 5598-001
Nomination of O.M. Nelson for U.S. Congress - 3rd District of Washington State
1924
2/17 5598-001
Property records
1942; 1956
2/18 5598-001
Publication - "Appeal to reason"
1921-1922
2/19 5598-001
Publication - "Haldeman-Julius Weekly"
1926
2/20 5598-001
Publication - Our legalized monetary swindlesby: O.M. Nelson
1960
2/21-2/22 5598-001
Publications - Miscellaneous
1926-1947
2/23 5598-001
Speech - Press release copy of Pres. John F. Kennedy's "Program for economic recovery and growth"
1961
2/24 5598-001
Speech - Toastmaster
undated
2/25 5598-001
Stock Certificates
1908-1925
2/26 5598-001
Writings
undated
VF:oversize
OSVF 152 5598-001
Certificates - Washington State Bar- O.M. Nelson
1909
Series 2: Genealogical materials
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder Accession
3/1 5598-001
Birth certificate - Melinda Opperman
1887
3/2 5598-001
Certificates of U.S. Citizenship - Christian Nelson
1874; 1889
3/3 5598-001
Clippings - re: Melinda Nelson
1979
3/4 5598-001
Clippings - re: Nelson family
1995-2004
3/5 5598-001
Documents - re: Gregory Nelson and Gaylord Nelson
1954-2007
3/6 5598-001
Documents - re: Syemour William Nelson
1964-1977
3/7 5598-001
Photographs - family
1944-1970
3/8-3-10 5598-001
Photograph album - family
undated
3/11 5598-001
Postcards - family
1897-1936
3/12 5598-001
Publication - "Operations plan Wynoochee Resevoir ground breaking ceremony" - Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Greg Nelson
1969
3/13 5598-001
Publication - " Operations plan Wynoochee Resevoir dedication ceremony" - Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Greg Nelson
1973
box:oversize
Misc OS Box 5 5598-001
Certificates - Family and O.M. Nelson
1875-1915

Accession No. 5598-002: Ove M. Nelson papers, 1910, 1919, 1936, 1970Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Correspondence regarding Nelson's law career and political views, a photocopy of a photograph of the 1908 Washington State Bar graduates, and a newspaper clipping regarding the 1908 Washington State Bar graduates, including O.M. Nelson.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Gregory Nelson, 2011-09-22

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Politicians--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Personal Names :
  • Nelson, Ove M. (Ove Malling), 1880- --Archives
  • Nelson, Ove M. (Ove Malling), 1880---Family
  • Nelson, Ove M. (Ove Malling), 1880---Family--Photographs
  • Nelson, Ove M. (Ove Malling), 1880---Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Manuscripts (documents)
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)