Mary Costillo Nickolds Memoir
This collection consists of a typescript copy of Mary Costillo Nickolds's memoir, "Reminiscences of my Childhood and Youth." The memoir was written in September 1941, started on Nickolds’ 82nd birthday. In the memoir, Mary describes what it was like growing up as a child during the Civil War, taking care of her ailing parents, and her family life as a wife and mother.
- 1941 September
The material in this collection is in English.
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This collection consists of a typescript copy of Mary Costillo Nickolds's memoir, "Reminiscences of my Childhood and Youth."
Mary L. Costillo Nickolds was born in the September of 1859, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Ellen (Doyle) and Michael Costillo. In 1873 and 1874, she attended St. Agnes Convent. After she graduated, she took care of her ailing father. In 1876, Mary met her future husband. The couple married on May 11, 1880 and had two children. Mary died in Walsenburg, Colorado, at the age of 88 in 1947.
This collection is in one folder.
This material was donated to Special Collections in 1953 by Mary L. Bennett.