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Edgar C. Nuzum business records

Call Number: RH MS G59


  • Creation: 1886 - 1902


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Biography of Edgar C. Nuzum.

Edgar C. Nuzum came to White Cloud in 1854 from Morgantown, West Virginia. His wife, Sarah Sifers Nuzum, was brought with her parents at the age of two to Weston, Missouri in 1839. George Nuzum, his business partner, was the second oldest of their ten children. The other sons, Jesse 0. and Flavel C, also joined the father and son in business at a later time. The records in the collection were acquired through his grandson, Lowell Kelley (his daughter was married to James P. Kelley). The Nuzums entered the banking business in 1886, and in 1890 opened a large mercantile business which continued in business until 1893 when it was sold to Kelley Bros. Other interests included a hardware store, a flour and grist mill, a livery barn, and a blacksmith shop, et


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Lowell Kelley, 15 May 1970. Transferred from RH MS 103

Separated Materials

The records as grouped together below constitute those records that could not be specifically identified with any Nuzum interest.

For the business records that can be identified as a record group, see Bank of White Cloud accounting and correspondence records (RH MS E124) and financial records (RH MS G60), The Superior ledger (RH MS H14), and White Cloud Rolling Mill financial records (RH MS G57)

Guide to the Edgar C. Nuzum Collection
Edgar C. Nuzum business records
pg February 1977 mg 2004
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Edgar C. Nuzum Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS G59, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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