McElrath, Jean S., 1917-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1917-1967
  • Existence: 1917 - 1967

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Distinguished Nevadan Recipients Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0296
Abstract The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the...
Dates: 1958-1969

Jean S. McElrath clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 96-44
Abstract

Includes newspaper clippings about Jean McElrath; reminiscences by her mother, Mabel McElrath, 1892-1991; and obituary notice for Mabel. Jean McElrath was a Wells and Elko, Nevada journalist who wrote newspaper columns and two books. Material between 1957-1991.

Dates: 1957-1991

Jean S. McElrath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 99-65
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada journalist best known for her weekly column, "Tumbleweeds," which was posthumously published by the University of Nevada Press as Aged in Sage in 1964. The collection includes xorrespondence by and about Jean McElrath, material collected by Esther Detweiller Early for a biography about McElrath, and a biographical sketch of McElrath by Early. Many of the letters about Jean are from her brother, Tom...
Dates: 1931-1997

Jean S. McElrath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-09
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada, Reno. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included are transcripts of McElrath's diaries from 1934-1967 that contain short listings about daily activities, such as sewing, reading , studying and her writing career. Family members and friends' activities and her...
Dates: 1934-1967

Jean S. McElrath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 97-16
Abstract Jean Sybil McElrath (1917-1967) was a Nevada writer. In 1965 she was awarded the Distinguished Nevadan Award by the University of Nevada. She was active in many organizations, including the Girl Scouts, Nevada Historical Society, Nevada Federation of the Blind, and the National League of American Pen Women. Included in this collection are scrapbooks and loose clippings, 1943-1969, composed mostly of McElrath's published articles about Elko and Wells, Nevada; financial notebooks, 1943-1959,...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1943-1977

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Subject
Women -- Nevada 3
Elko County (Nev.) -- Social life and customs 2
Wells (Nev.) -- Social life and customs 2
Women journalists -- Biography -- Nevada 2
Women journalists -- Nevada 2