First Person History is a publishing initiative of Nash Information Services Inc. In this collection we have and intend to continue publishing material in which individuals present their own view of historical events or periods. Some projects under the First Person History umbrella include:
The Steward's Account, a diary of a British officer in Sierra Leone, 1888-1891
Bread and Cheese ... and Sevensies, a childhood in Essex 1937-41, by Doreen Pearce
Looking Back, pioneering ranching in Alberta in the early 20th Century, by George Roberts
Building Turing's ACE, an interview with the late J. H. Wilkinson FRS on the building of Turing's Pilot Automatic Computing Engine in the late 1940s. This is a sound recording made in an interview with Dr. J. C. Nash (approx 70 mins.) Published by SIAM (www.siam.org)
Escape from Intolerance, the diary of a Huguenot refugee from religious persecution in 18th century France. Translated by I. Selent
You are invited to contact us if you have material that you believe fits with the general First Person History collection. Send email to mnash _at_ nashinfo.com, or contact us via the information on the NIS home page
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