Jean Ford Papers
Scope and Contents
Items given to donor by Jean Ford, plus additional newsletters, etc. up to 2008. Preliminary inventory available in department.
- Ford, Jean, 1929-1998 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Unprocessed collection is open for research. Advanced notice is required; contact staff to schedule access. Materials must be used onsite. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law or special donor agreement.
Jean Ford (1929-1998) served in the Nevada assembly (Republican) representing Clark County, 1972-1976; and as state senator (Democrat) from 1977-1982. She was director of the Nevada Office of Community Services, 1985-1989, and operated several consulting and tour businesses. Ford was program coordinator and instructor of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, from 1991-1995; project surveyor of the Nevada Women's Archives Project, 1992-1996; compiler of Nevada women's history: a guide to archives and manuscripts in Nevada repositories, 1998; and co-founder of the Nevada Women's History Project, 1996.
2 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Betty Glass on January 11, 2008.
- Jean Ford Papers
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