NASH--Michael, Head of Tamiment Library -- NYU Libraries mourns the passing of our colleague; innovative archivist of left politics, labor, and human rights; scholar; teacher; dear friend. He transformed his library, his profession, and our understanding of the historical record. Our hearts are with his family. Memorial gifts may be sent for Tamiment to the Michael Nash Memorial Fund, Dean's Office, 70 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012, or to organizations fostering social justice.
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MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
So sorry to have missed this news earlier, and sorrier still that Michael has died. While he will be terribly missed his work will certainly live on.
August 25, 2012
I was Mike's colleague at the Hagley Library for many years. He was a kind, intelligent and understanding person. I am so sorry for the family's great loss. May his memory be for a blessing.
August 23, 2012
Just heard about Michael's death on WBAI's "Law & Disorder." Shocked and saddened. He was a wonderful scholar, and person, who was extremely helpful during the years I headed the National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case. He will be sorely missed. Sincerely, Leonard J. Lehrman
August 6, 2012
Dear Jeanne, It was a shock to see the word obituary! What can I say? Michael's suffering has ended but the rest of us remain. I will be with you going forward in this new passage in your life. Petah Digby
July 30, 2012
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the Nash family.
July 30, 2012
I shall always remember with very great affection and tenderness, mike's friendship - his sincerity, his gentleness, his sweet soul and goodness of heart, his tenderheartedness, his generosity of spirit. I knew Mike for more than fifty years.
O! how I shall miss my very dear friend, my brother. yet Mike's love and his friendship shall ever reside in my heart and my soul. As it is said in the Song of Solomon, "Love is strong as death" - eric mauer, san francisco