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Clarabelle Douglas Decker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-38
Includes articles about Decker, her careers and her family; correspondence, clippings, and photographs about the Las Vegas elementary school named in Decker's honor; teaching contracts; graduation certificates; research papers on school libraries in Nevada and Arizona; and two books authored by Decker: Old Oatman, Arizona, with emphasis on the Douglas family, 1970, and A string of lights, 1970.

Dates

  • 1919-1983

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

0.21 Linear Feet (8 folders)

Abstract

Includes articles about Decker, her careers and her family; correspondence, clippings, and photographs about the Las Vegas elementary school named in Decker's honor; teaching contracts; graduation certificates; research papers on school libraries in Nevada and Arizona; and two books authored by Decker

Biographical Note

Elementary through college teacher and librarian who came to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1930. Her special interest was the establishment of public school libraries.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Donna Andress in 1993.

Related Archival Materials

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Special Collections Department. Also located at;

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1995-12
Title
Guide to the Clarabelle Douglas Decker Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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