- 1934-1996 (Creation)
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65 photographs : b&w ; 24.2 x 18.2 cm or smaller. - 57 photographs : col. ; 25.6 x 20.4 cm or smaller. - 2 contact sheet : b&w ; 25.8 x 21.3 cm or smaller. - 2 framed photographs : b&w ; 24.2 x 18.5 cm or smaller
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File consists of photographs from the Nouwen family that were separated into 6 folders from different periods of his life. Some photographs have notes on the back identifying people in the images and locations. Folder 7 consists of framed photographs that were donated at a later point. One of the framed photographs has been unframed and placed within folder 1. Remaining framed photographs include one solo photograph of Henri Nouwen (ca. 1933) and a duplicate of P8837 from Album 16 of the Nouwen family photograph albums.
The folders were separated into the following categories:
- Folder 1: Early childhood
- Folder 2: Nouwen family
- Folder 3: Aloysius College, Seminary, Army, Vehlen II, Holland-Anesia Rine
- Folder 4: Henri Nouwen 1962-1970? Menninger, Holland
- Folder 5: Henri Nouwen + others 1970-1902, Genesee Abbey, Yale
- Folder 6: Henri Nouwen + others (1986-1996), Daybreak, Holland, Father
- Folder 7: Framed photographs
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Title based on contents of the file.
See P8837 for duplicate of one framed photograph in Nouwen family photograph album 16.
See P9025-P9030 for other photographs from the same photography session in Nouwen family photograph album 18 for the solo Henri Nouwen photo.