J. Howard Nichols papers, 1856-1905


J. Howard Nichols papers, 1856-1905

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.

3 linear ft. (9 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 6382670

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