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Adventures on the scud

Item Information

Title:
Adventures on the scud
Description:
A real-life story written by Arthur Nelson that describes his and his brother's struggle to maintain their boat against melting ice as they cross a river with a load of cargo. After the boat is hit by timbers, the boys are left with no other choice but to repair their boat with some helpful donations from the townspeople.
Creator:
Nelson, Arthur W., 1880-1958
Date:
[1890–1899]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Booklets
Children's literature
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 1 Folder 2 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Nelson Family Juvenilia Collection of Pamela Russell and Murray McClellan
Subjects:
Childhood and youth
Adventure and adventurers
Juvenile literature
River boats
Nelson, Arthur W., 1880-1958
Extent:
1 item (4 pages : illustrations) ; 8 cm
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Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Goshen (N.H.)
Notes (date):
The item is undated but the finding aid indicates the entire collection was likely created during the 1890s.
Language:
English