Virgina Cole Trenholm (1902-1994), who received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Missouri, lived and worked on a ranch south of Glendo, Wyoming, with her husband, Bob Trenholm, for many years. She was the author of The Arapahoes, Our People, also published by the University of Oklahoma Press. Maurine Carley received her B.A. from Colorado College and her M.A. from Columbia University. She was a long-time treasurer and guide for the Wyoming State Historical Society, which annually presents The Maurine Carley Memorial Historic Preservation Award.
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