NELSEN, Ancher, 1904-1992


Guide to Research Collections

Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, MN
Papers: 1944-1974, 28 cubic feet.
The papers of Ancher Nelsen include congressional office files, campaign files, files on Minnesota floods, and information on his service as head of the Rural Electrification Administration. The congressional files emphasize agriculture, health care, foreign trade, flood control, rural electrification, and the District of Columbia. An inventory for the papers is available in the repository and online.

Papers: In the Louis Edward Lerman Papers, ca. 1917-1978, 11 cubic feet.
Other authors include Ancher Nelsen. An inventory for the papers is available in the repository.


Columbia University
Oral History Research Office
Columbia, NY
Oral History: 1970, 34 pages.
The interview of Ancher Nelsen forms part of: the Eisenhower administration project on the Rural Electrification Administration.


Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
Abilene, KS
Oral History: 1970, 35 pages.
The interview of Ancher Nelsen forms part of: the Eisenhower administration project on the Rural Electrification Administration. The inteview was furnished by an agreement with Columbia University.