Thelma E. Calhoun Papers
Included are a resume; autobiography which includes sections on Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada, in the 1940s, and the Nevada State Museum; clippings; certificates; programs; photographs; video tape of a television interview of Calhoun; and art materials.
- Calhoun, Thelma E. (Person)
Access to the manuscript autobiography restricted until after publication. Any viewing or use must have author's permission.
0.4 Linear Feet (11 folders)
Thelma E. Calhoun was a Nevadan and elected to both the Carson City Board of Supervisors and the City Council. Collection includes a resume; autobiography which includes sections on Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada, in the 1940s, and the Nevada State Museum. Material between 1967-1993.
Nevadan, artist and civic leader. Mrs. Calhoun was elected to both the Carson City Board of Supervisors, 1977-1978; and City council, 1967-1969. She was appointed by several Nevada governors to arts, historic, and land use boards and councils. She was awarded the "Distinguished Nevadan" award from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1978. She was married to James Calhoun, director of the Nevada State Museum. Mrs. Calhoun died on Oct. 25, 1998.
Arranged without hierarchy.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Thelma E. Calhoun in 1993.
Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1995-19
A Part of
Nevada women's archives.
- Guide to the Thelma E. Calhoun Papers
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