Antipa Family Slide Collection

Identifier: NC1397

Scope and Contents

The Antipa Family Slide Collection includes images of the Antipa family at Squaw Valley following the 1960 Winter Olympic Games. Many of the images are of the facilities and spaces used to hold the then-recent Winter Olympic Games. Additionally, the collection contains a handful of images taken around Lake Tahoe, Sutro, and Virginia City, Nevada.


  • 1950-1967


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for use. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical / Historical

George Alexander Antipa was born in San Francisco, California in 1906. George married Edwina Antipa and had two daughters, June and Susan. June Antipa married Henry Fulton in March 1951. June and Henry later had two children, Ellen and David Fulton.

Throughout the 1930s and 1940s George and his wife, Edwina, took a number of vacations to the Sierras and the Russian River. By the 1950s and 1960s, George and Edwina, with their two daughters June and Susan, took regular trips to Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley. After seeing the VIII Squaw Valley Olympics on television in February 1960, the family made a visit to the Ski Resort in 1960 after the games had concluded.


.351 Gigabytes (28 TIFF files)

Language of Materials



George Alexander Antipa, his wife Edwina, and two daughters, June and Susan, frequently took trips to the Sierra Nevadas from San Francisco, California. The collection contains digital surrogates of slides of the Antipa and Fulton family members at Squaw Valley following the 1960 Winter Olympic Games as well as imgaes from around Lake Tahoe, Sutro, and Virginia City, Nevada.


Arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Susan Antipa in February 2021.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original slides returned to donor.



Guide to the Antipa Family Slide Collection
Laura Rocke and Ian McGlory
April 5, 2021
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Repository Details

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

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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