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Prudence Moon Ford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 96-14
Included is correspondence to Prudence, samples of her original floral watercolor greeting cards, lyrics for music she played, address book, appointment calendar which served as her diary, and obituary notices.,Also included are correspondence and photographs from her sons, Oscar and Samuel Ford.

Dates

  • 1956-1993

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

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Included is correspondence to Prudence, samples of her original floral watercolor greeting cards, lyrics for music she played, address book, appointment calendar which served as her diary, and obituary notices.,Also included are correspondence and photographs from her sons, Oscar and Samuel Ford.

Biographical Note

Resident of Las Vegas and Carson City, Nevada, mother of Oscar Ford of Carson City and Samuel Ford of Hawaii. Prudence was married to Henry Ford (d. 1965) and was an artist and pianist.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series: I. Prudence Moon Ford materials. II. Oscar Ford and family materials. III. Samuel Ford and family materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jean Ford in 1996.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1997-13

A Part of

Nevada women's archives.
Title
A Guide to the Prudence Moon Ford 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)