The Resource Turner B. Shelton papers and memorabilia, (manuscript)

Turner B. Shelton papers and memorabilia, (manuscript)

Label
Turner B. Shelton papers and memorabilia, 1956-1995
Title
Turner B. Shelton papers and memorabilia
Inclusive dates
1956-1995
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The papers contain press releases, articles by Shelton on diplomatic subjects; a memorandum on the Managua earthquake disaster; some scattered correspondence including letters regarding a disruption of a speech given by him on Vietnam at Boston University
  • The collection also contains clippings; photographs, including the Apollo 9 crew in the Bahamas and Shelton and President Anastasio Somoza signing the abrogation of an agreement between the United States and Nicaragua; various awards, and citations; and his official flag as ambassador to Nicaragua; clippings; and a Nicaraguan 20 Cordoba bill
  • There are also three medals awarded to Shelton, 1956-1975, from the U.S. Information Agency, the National Congress of Nicaragua (the order of Miguel Larreynaga and the Order of Ruben Dario)
Related
Biographical or historical data
U.S. diplomat from Virginia; consul general to the Bahamas, 1967-1970; ambassador to Nicaragua, 1970-1975.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Turner B. Shelton papers and memorabilia, (manuscript)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
ca. 75
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u4331475
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a4331475
  • (OCoLC)647993621
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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