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Commodore George Washington Nutt collection

Commodore George Washington Nutt collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Commodore George Washington Nutt collection
Creator: Nutt, George Washington, 1844-1881
Inclusive Dates: 1866-1878
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2641
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Washington Morrison Nutt (1844-1881), was a precocious and talented little person who was engaged by Phineas T. Barnum to perform at the American Museum in 1862. Nutt was also the coachman for Tom Thumb.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, mostly fan mail, a pair of gloves, and one photocopy of the will of Major Rodnia Nutt, photographs, and several cartes de visites.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Commodore George Washington Nutt collection, ms2641, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Carte de visite photographs.
Little people (Persons)
Nutt, George Washington, 1844-1881
Nutt, Rodnia -- Will

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Documents, 1866-1878