Preliminary Guide to the George and Clara Thallheimer Papers, circa 1935-1988  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Thallheimer, GeorgeThallheimer, Clara
Title
Preliminary Guide to the George and Clara Thallheimer Papers
Dates
circa 1935-1988 (inclusive)
bulk (bulk)
Quantity
2 linear feet, (3 boxes)
Collection Number
MS.1998.24
Summary
This collection contains papers of the George (1905-1998) and Clara (1911-1994) Thallheimer.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.

Languages
English


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.

Preliminary Inventory:

Box 1:

Diaries of George and Clara Thallheimer (1951-1988), and a personal account book (1935).

Box 2:

Diaries of George and Clara Thallheimer (1958-1977), and videocassette of George Thallheimer's memorial service (1998).

Box 3:

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 :
  • Diaries--Specimens
  • Mining industry and finance--Washington (State)
  • Family Names :
  • Thallheimer family
  • Geographical Names :
  • Colville (Wash.)--History--Sources