Subseries 5 - Personal effects

Identity area

Reference code

CA ON00389 F4-14-5


Personal effects


  • [1957-1996] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

66 objects

Context area

Name of creator


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Scope and content

Sub-series consists of non-religious objects belonging to Henri Nouwen, which were not a part of the collected materials from his office. Includes: personal effects including his car keys, army uniform, and suitcases; and ornaments and crafts.

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Related units of description

Other related material can be found in the Contents of Nouwen's office sub-series.

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Title based on contents of the sub-series.

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Accession Number

2000 01 ; 2000 02


Boxes 368 ; 369 ; 372 ; 373 ; 374

File Number

386 - 387

Item Number

E118 - E131 ; E147 - E149 ; E151 - E152

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