Preliminary Guide to the George and Clara Thallheimer Papers, circa 1935-1988 PDF
- Thallheimer, GeorgeThallheimer, Clara
- Preliminary Guide to the George and Clara Thallheimer Papers
- circa 1935-1988 (inclusive)19351998
- 2 linear feet, (3 boxes)
- Collection Number
- This collection contains papers of the George (1905-1998) and Clara (1911-1994) Thallheimer.
- Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection contains papers of the George (1905-1998) and Clara (1911-1994) Thallheimer. Most of the collection consists of diaries written by both George and Clara between the years of 1946 and 1988. The collection also contains miscellaneous notebooks, a personal account book from 1935, and a video recording (VHS) of George Thallheimer's memorial service.
Diaries of George and Clara Thallheimer (1951-1988), and a personal account book (1935).
Diaries of George and Clara Thallheimer (1958-1977), and videocassette of George Thallheimer's memorial service (1998).
Diaries of George and Clara Thallheimer (1946-1962), an account book, and several small miscellaneous notebooks.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
George William Thallheimer was born in Sumas, WA, in 1905. He grew up near the border town of Oroville, WA, and went on the manage a coal mine in Princeton, British Columbia, Canada. In 1939, he married Clara Leyland. Clara was born in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada, in 1911, moved to the United States in 1944, and became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in 1953. George and Clara took up residence in Nespelem, WA, where they were the owners and operators of multiple home businesses, including a market garden as well as a welding, irrigation, and electrical company. Clara passed away in 1994, followed by George four years later. Both were buried in the Nespelem cemetery.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Mining industry and finance--Washington (State)
- Family Names :
- Thallheimer family
- Geographical Names :
- Colville (Wash.)--History--Sources