Lee Nelson papers, ca. 1957-1994


Nelson, Lee H. Lee Nelson papers, ca. 1957-1994

Lee Nelson papers, ca. 1957-1994

Lee Nelson (1927-1994) was an American pioneer in historic and architectural preservation. The Lee Nelson papers consist of professional correspondence, architectural drawings and reports, published pamphlets, articles, catalogs, manuscripts, photographs and slides. The bulk of the material was generated during Nelson's career at the National Park Service and includes material relating to his activities in helping to preserve Independence Hall in Philadelphia and other historic buildings, including the White House.

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United States. National Park Service

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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

Nelson, Lee H. (American consultant, 1927-1994)

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Lee H. Nelson (1927-1994) was born in Portland, Or., in 1927, the son and grandson of Norwegian carpenters. He received an undergraduate degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon in 1957 and a Master's in Architecture from the University of Illinois in 1958. That same year he embarked on a lifelong career with the National Park Service (NPS), beginning with a summer internship doing architectural research and documentation drawings at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Md. From 1960-1972 Nels...