Title:Carrie Nelson Hammond diaries and related papers, 1922-1997
Creator/Contributor:Hammond, Carrie Nelson., creator
Creator/Contributor:Hammond, George P. (George Peter), 1896-1993
Creator/Contributor:Davis, Elsie Jensen.
Consists mainly of diaries and letters written by Hammond while travelling in Europe (especially Spain) and Mexico with her
husband, George. The diaries cover several trips over a period of 45 years and contain detailed entries of daily activities,
as well as those regarding George's research.
Also contains biographical information of Hammond and genealogical material on her family (Nielson or Nelson), as well as
the families of her two cousins, Elsie Jensen Davis and Lawrence Petersen. In addition, an interview with Hammond by her great-grandson,
Darren Hammond, as a school project is included.
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Hammond, Carrie Nelson -- Archives
Hammond, George P. (George Peter) -- 1896-1993
Spain -- Description and travel
Mexico -- Description and travel
France -- Description and travel
England -- Description and travel
Denmark -- Description and travel
Netherlands -- Description and travel
Germany -- Description and travel
The envelopes for the letters are addressed either to Rasmus Nielson (Carrie's father) or Roy Nielson (Carrie's brother).
Carrie Nelson Hammond diaries and related papers, BANC MSS 2000/124 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Helen E. Lasota & Frances A. Hammond; May 2000.
Carrie Nelson Hammond was born on Jan. 23, 1900 in Ogden, Utah, and grew up in the Fresno, Calif., area. In 1921, she married
George Hammond, who was later director of The Bancroft Library. They travelled extensively throughout Europe and Mexico, mostly
due to his research, and she maintained diaries of these travels. She died on Jan. 27, 1996.
2 boxes (.6 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 2000/124 cz box 1
BANC MSS 2000/124 cz box 2
BANC MSS 2000/124 cz