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Napoleon, Nanette

Nanette Napoleon Collection, 1960-1989
1 box (0.25 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 681

A freelance researcher and writer from Hawaii, Nanette Napoleon founded The Cemetery Research Project in 1985 to document graveyards and burials on the island of O‘ahu. She has subsequently completed inventories for the islands of Maui and Moloka‘i, documenting over 300 graveyards and more than 30,000 tombstone inscriptions.

The Napoleon collections consists of an array of articles on cemeteries and the culture of death from popular media assembled by Nanette Napoleon. One folder contains information on the Cemetery Research Project and cemeteries in Hawaii.

Subjects
  • Cemetery Research Project
  • Gravestones--Hawaii
Contributors
  • Association for Gravestone Studies
  • Napoleon, Nanette
Types of material
  • Photographs

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