Henry M. Nevin Correspondence, 1942-1948
- Majority of material found within 1942-1948
- Barraclough, James (Creator, Person)
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0.8 Linear Feet
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2 boxes (1 Hollinger box and 1 legal Hollinger box)
Nevin received an A.B. from Williams College in 1936 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1938. After his father’s death, Nevin lived at 1 Waterhouse Street in Cambridge with his widowed mother. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on December 16, 1942. For most of his term of service, he was stationed in Darjeeling, India.
Nevin worked in finance when he returned to the United States after his military service. He was an analyst and wrote a weekly investment advice column for United Business Service until his retirement in 1984. He was also on the board of the Pax World Fund, a mutual fund with a mission to make socially responsible investments, in its early years.
Nevin was a deacon of the Cambridge Congregational Church and was involved with a number of charitable and human services organizations, including the Massachusetts Fair Housing Commission, the City Mission Society, the Margaret Fuller House, and Interfaith Housing, Inc. He also served on the City of Cambridge Civic Unity Committee. Nevin died on July 12, 1992.
Organization of Collection
- Henry M. Nevin Correspondence, 1942-1948
- Christine Di Bella (finding aid author 2015) and Moira MacKay (EAD author February 2017).
- March 19, 2015 and February 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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