Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers, 1956-1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Thomson, Ralph D.
Title
Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers
Dates
1956-1972 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn0091
Summary
The Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers (1956-1972) center around the Golden Spike Railroad Centennial Celebration in 1969. The collection includes correspondence, invitations, name tags, pamphlets, and publications regarding the celebration, as well as the Thomson's personal correspondence.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers (1956-1972) center around the Golden Spike Railroad Centennial Celebration in 1969. The collection includes correspondence, invitations, name tags, pamphlets, and publications regarding the celebration, as well as the Thomson's personal correspondence. Ralph Thomson (1906-1992) received his M.S. degree in library science from the University of Southern California in 1950 and was the director of the Marriott Library from 1962-1971. Ruth Thomson (1909-1995) received her B.S. degree in library science from the University of Southern California in 1940. She then went on to serve as a librarian at many Salt Lake County libraries and schools.

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Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers, Accn 91, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 91.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1 Personal correspondence and Golden Spike Centennial Celebration 1956-1972

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Golden Spike Centennial, 1869-1969
  • Personal Names :
  • Thomson, Ruth--Archives (contributor)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Memorabilia