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Thelma E. Calhoun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-49
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.

Dates

  • 1967-1993

Creator

Restrictions

Access to the manuscript autobiography restricted until after publication.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (11 folders)

Abstract

Included are a resume; autobiography which includes sections on Virginia City and Carson City, Nevada, in the 1940s, and the Nevada State Museum.

Biographical Note

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.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Thelma E. Calhoun in 1993.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1995-19

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.
Title
Guide to the Thelma E. Calhoun Papers
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)