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Van Nuys, A. J.



This biographical sketch is based on information provided by the seller of the diary and has not been verified by Archives & Special Collections staff. A. J. Van Nuys and his wife Lizzie were farmers from Belle Mead, New Jersey, who took a two month trip on which they traveled to visit family in Benson (now part of Omaha), Nebraska.

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A.J. Van Nuys Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-05, Folder: MSS-0041
Identifier: MSS-0041
Content Description The diary of A.J. Van Nuys recounts the trip of A.J. and Lizzie Van Nuys to Benson, Nebraska. The diary contains brief daily entries along with some accounting of expenses. The diary includes entries from May 4-July 11 of an unidentified year in the late 19th or early 20th century. The names written inside the front cover are Mr. & Mrs. A.J. Van Nuys of Belle Mead, New Jersey and 831 Main St., Benson, Nebraska. Written inside the back cover in the same handwriting is the name Miss...
Dates: circa 1900