Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers, 1956-1972 PDF
- Thomson, Ralph D.
- Ralph D. and Ruth Thomson papers
- 1956-1972 (inclusive)19561972
- 0.5 linear feet
- Collection Number
- 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.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- 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.
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.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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.
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
|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 :