Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
box — Box: 20
Identifier: Box 20
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Nissen papers date from 1936 to 1996 and measure 10 linear inches. The papers are arranged in two series: Biographical sketches and Scrapbooks, which consist primarily of biographical sketches of the Harold and Wilma Nissen family of Walnut, Iowa, written by Eleanor Nissen Bell, and ofthe family's ancestors. The scrapbook and biographical sketches are a useful source on women's club activities, farm life, illness and medical practice in the mid-twentieth century, and offer an extensive...