Arnold S. Nash papers, 1939-1974.


Arnold S. Nash papers, 1939-1974.

Arnold Samuel Nash's papers reflect his interests in current events and issues facing the University of North Carolina. Included are records from UNC Department of Religion; routine business papers as well as records of Nash's speaking engagements and conferences, extensive correspondence files, and subject files on current events. Most of the speech and conference materials relate to religion and the university or the university and society. In the correspondence files are letters to and from the friends he left in England; topics discussed in these letters include the experience of living in London through World War II, the Lend Lease Program, and the Speaker Ban at the University of North Carolina. Also included is a letter to Nash from Albert Einstein.

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