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

Victoria Ford is a Reno, Nevada, oral historian, and public relations specialist. 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 (1996).

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
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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