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Contributors Beginning with N
Gerald Nachman is the author, most recently, of Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s (Pantheon).
In addition to his recent Los Angeles: Mission to Modern City , of which this article forms a part, Remi Nadeau has written three other books on California history, among them The Water Seekers (Doubleday, 1950).
Cynthia Nadelman is an art critic and poet who lives in New York City.
Ethan A. Nadelmann is assistant professor of politics and public affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Politics at Princeton University. He chairs the Princeton Working Group on the Future of Drug Use and Alternatives to Drug Prohibition.
Both Dr. Castel and Dr. Nahm are members of the history department of Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo. This is Dr. Castel’s third appearance in AMERICAN HERITAGE ; a Kansan, he was formerly a Civil War specialist but has recently widened his field of study. Dr. Nahm was born in Pyongyang, Korea (where, incide
David Nasaw is the Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Also an award-winning author, Nasaw has written such books as Andrew Carnegie, The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst, and Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements.
Thomas J. Naughton, holder of an engineering degree from Princeton and a former magazine editor, is now a free-lance writer living in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
Avon Neal and his wife, Ann Parker, tend fruitful vineyards of Americana at their home in North Brookfield, Massachusetts. Their article on ephemeral folk figures appeared in our April, 1970, number, and their gravestone rubbings have been widely hailed and exhibited. A limited edition of one of their original rubbings (not shown here) is available, fr
Steve Neal is a political writer and columnist for the Chicago Tribune , and the author of four books on American politics.
William Neely is an amateur pilot and author of numerous books on auto racing. This article is adapted from his book Pilots , published this August by Simon & Schuster.
Daniel Nelson, a professor of history at the University of Akron, is the author of Shifting Fortunes: The Rise and Decline of American Labor, From the 182Os to the Present (Ivan R. Dee, 1997).
Richard L. Neuberger is the junior United States senator from Oregon and a native of that state. He is presenting the fee received for this article to Portland State College, to be awarded toward a scholarship to students specializing in the study or teaching of Oregon history.
Allan Nevins (1890-1971) was an American historian and journalist, and Chairman of the American Heritage Advisory Board. He was known for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as President Grover Cleveland, Hamilton Fish, Henry Ford, and John D. Rockefeller. Nevins was also Chairman of the History Department at Columbia University, and President
Wellington Newcomb is a practicing attorney in New York City. From 1954 to 1956 he was Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Proprietor of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago, Mr. Newman is an experienced appraiser of manuscripts and collections in the fields of American history and literature. This article was adapted from a speech given before the Manuscript Society and printed in its magazine, Manuscripts. Additional copies of the speech may be obtained at a small cha
Roy F. Nichols is vice-provost find dean of the graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania. He has written several books on the American political cumule, including The Disruption of American Democracy , which received the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1949.
Glenn A. Niemeyer is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Grand Valley Slate College. Allendale. Michigan, and is the author of The Automotive Career of Ransom E. Olds (Michigan State Univeristy Press, 1963). Together they are working on a full-length biography of Durant.
Ada Nisbet was a professor of English at UCLA who wrote several studies of nineteenth-century Anglo-American relations. She published Dickens and Ellen Ternan (1952) and edited Dickens Centennial Essays.
Mary Noel was educated at Radcliffe and Columbia University. She is the author of Villains Galore (Macmillan, 1954), about the era of the popular story weekly, and teaches history at the Polytechnic Institute, San German, Puerto Rico.
Bennett Nolan, a member of the Pennsylvania Historical Commission lives in Reading. He has collected, over many year, the facts about these paintings and the people who appear in them.
William A. Nolen, M.D., graduated from Tufts medical school in 1953. He received his surgical training in the Cornell Surgical Division at Bellevue and served in the Army Medical Corps. He is currently the chief of surgery at the Litchfield Clinic in Litchfield, Minnesota. Among the eight books he has written for a general audience is
This article has been adapted from Mary Beth Norton’s forthcoming Liberty’s Daughters , to be published soon by Little, Brown & Co. Ms. Norton is an associate professor of history at Cornell University.
Jeanne Van Nostrand, formerly librarian of the California Historical Society, is co-author of California Pictorial (University of California Press, 1948), and of A Camera in the Gold Rush (Book Club of California, 1946). For further reading: