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Reno/Sparks YWCA History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 96-04
Collection includes a manuscript of Making Their Mark, a history of the Reno/Sparks Young Women's Christian Association. Also included are oral history narratives of the following women who played key roles in the Y's development and administration: Mary Margaret Barrett, Patricia Herz Cooke, Shirley Fleming, Alleta Gray, Marcella Herz, Tosca Means, Mildred Myers, Cynthia Pyzel, Darlene Reed, Jeanne Shipley, and Betty Smolley.

Dates

  • 1996

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.02 Cubic Feet (1 volume (146 pages))

Abstract

Collection includes a manuscript of Making Their Mark, a history of the Reno/Sparks Young Women's Christian Association.

Biographical note

Author of this history, Victoria Ford is a Reno, Nevada author, oral historian, and public relations specialist.

Arrangement

Unarranged

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Victoria Ford, Reno, Nevada

A Part of

Nevada Women's Archives.
Title
A Guide to the Reno/Sparks YWCA History Collection
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)