Nason, Elias, 1811-1887

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Nason was a Massachusetts schoolmaster, writer, lecturer, and Congregational cleryman.

From the description of Executions in Massachusetts, ca. 1863? (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236087767

Elias Nason (1811-1887) was at various times in his life an editor, writer, teacher, public lecturer, and Congregational minister. He graduated from Brown University in 1835. Nason wrote many books and pamphlets on topics of New England history and biography.

From the description of Papers, 1830-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207159520

American writer, lecturer, clergyman.

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Medford, [Massachusetts?], to Mrs. Samuel Batchelder, 1860 February 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806299

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creatorOf Bliss, Leonard, 1811-1842. Letters, 1832-1840. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, N, 1686-1975. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Letters to Elias Nason, Horace Howard Furness, and Rev. William Henry Furness, 1850-1879. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Nason, Elias, 1811-1887. Executions in Massachusetts, ca. 1863? Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rowson, Mrs., 1762-1824. Papers of Susanna Rowson [manuscript], 1770-1879. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918. Letter: Phila[delphia, Pa.] to Elias Nason, Boston, Mass., [18]66 Nov. 12. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Nason, Elias, 1811-1887. Papers, 1830-1911. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865. Papers of Hannah Flagg Gould, 1822-1893. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 27: Weather Bureau.
creatorOf Nason, Elias, 1811-1887. Letters, 1865. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918. Letter : Philadelphia, to Elias Nason, Billerica, Mass., 1870 Dec. 5. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Nason, Elias, 1811-1887. Letter [manuscript] : Medford, [Massachusetts?], to Mrs. Samuel Batchelder, 1860 February 16. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Payne-Gallwey, Ralph, Sir, 1848-1916. Papers, 1910-1911. Massachusetts Historical Society
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associatedWith American Sunday-School Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Batchelder family. family
associatedWith Batchelder, Mary Montgomery, person
associatedWith Bliss, Leonard, 1811-1842. person
associatedWith Brown University. corporateBody
associatedWith Chapin, Henry, 1811-1878. person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
associatedWith Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865. person
associatedWith Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. person
associatedWith Keith, Benj. Watson. person
associatedWith Lewis, Winslow, 1799-1875. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Nason, Edward S. (Edward Shepard), b. 1820. person
associatedWith Nason, Mira Anne Bigelow. person
correspondedWith Newton, Isaac (Comm. Of Agriculture) corporateBody
associatedWith Payne-Gallwey, Ralph, Sir, 1848-1916. person
associatedWith Rowson, Mrs., 1762-1824. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Milford (Mass.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Newburyport (Mass.)
Natick (Mass.)
Worcester (Mass.)
Voyages and travels
Manners and customs
Congregational churches
Capital punishment--History
Executions and executioners
Smithsonian Publications
Speeches, addresses, etc
Scientific publications
Lectures and lecturing


Birth 1811-04-21

Death 1887-06-17



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