Guide to the Thelma Thompson Files, 1999-2014

Collection number: UA 3/4/6
Size: 2 boxes (0.33 cu.ft.)

About Thelma B. Thompson

Thelma B. Thompson (b. 1948, MLS University of Iowa 1985) served as Government Information and Maps Librarian at the University of New Hampshire's Dimond Library beginning in 1999. One of her many contributions was extensive work with the historical topographical maps of New England and New York which were scanned and made available through the library's website. She retired in 2014.

About the Thelma Thompson Files

Two boxes of correspondence, proceedural notes, and materials generated in the process of scanning and making available digital versions of topographical maps, as well as from other activities including "GIS Day", fulfilling patron reference requests, and documenting policy changes and training sessions.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Thelma Thompson Files, 1999-2014, UA 3/46, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Transferred to the University Archives by Thelma Thompson, 2014

Separated Material

The original poster from the 2006 Association of College & Research Libraries presentation on the historic topo map project is retained in the Miscellaneous Drawer of Dimond Library's Map Room on Level 3.

Collection Arrangement

Collection is in original order as received.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1UNH Historical Topo Maps - History of Project, Documents Submitted to Digital Centre
Box 1, Folder 2UNH Historical Topo Maps - Memorandum of Understanding
Box 1, Folder 3GIS Cooperation Library & Complex Systems & Cooperative Extension
Box 1, Folder 4New Hampshire GIS - Geospatial, Training Center (2000-2004)
Box 1, Folder 5GIS NH - Strategic Plan
Box 1, Folder 6Historical Topo Maps - Copyright, UNH Predigital Policy
Box 1, Folder 7Hitchcock Atlas of New Hampshire Geology website (2004 printout)
Box 1, Folder 8Historic Topo Maps: Emails/Comments from Patrons
Box 1, Folder 9Digital Projects Consultation, UVM Perkins Museum
Box 1, Folder 10Maps Cataloging, Location, Problems, General Information
Box 1, Folder 11Historic Topo Project - Presentation, Poster Session Materials from Association of College & Research Libraries Presentation (2006)
Box 1, Folder 12Historic Topo Project Presentation Materials (cont.)
Box 1, Folder 13Government Documents Reference Collection spreadsheet printout, Map Room bookmarks
Box 1, Folder 14Government Document Research Guides, pre-1999
Box 1, Folder 15GIS Day 2001
Box 1, Folder 16GIS Day 2003
Box 1, Folder 17GIS Day 2004
Box 1, Folder 18GIS Day 2005
Box 1, Folder 19GIS Day 2006
Box 1, Folder 20Poster and Newsletter Photos (on CDs)
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1GIS Day Pins
Box 2, Folder 2Earth Science Information Center (ESIC) - General Proceedures, Documentation
Box 2, Folder 3Earth Science Information Center (ESIC) - Meetings
Box 2, Folder 4GIS Faculty Mapping Access Project (FacMAP) Presentations and Background
Box 2, Folder 5Inter Library Loan/Document Delivery (ILL/DD) Proposal File: Access (Spring 2008)
Box 2, Folder 6Inter Library Loan/Document Delivery (ILL/DD) Work Group (2006-2008)
Box 2, Folder 7Maps & GIS Contacts with Key Faculty, 2000-2001
Box 2, Folder 8Map Promotions - Posted Publicity Materials
Box 2, Folder 9Topo Map Sampling and Collection Inventory Needs
Box 2, Folder 10Map Room Promotion (2009-2010)
Box 2, Folder 11Maps Promotion and Geography Week 2009
Box 2, Folder 12Confucius/Chengdu, Government Documents Presentation 2012
Box 2, Folder 13Data Center Mission, Organization, Equipment
Box 2, Folder 14Digitization - Maps, Hurd Atlas, T.B.T.'s Webcontent
Box 2, Folder 15Digital Collection (2001-2003)
Box 2, Folder 16Government Documents Department - Marketing/Articles/Ideas
Collection

Formats

Letters & Postcards
Maps
Minutes & Reports
Sketches & Illustrations