Dyer, Edward A. (Of Yerington, Nev.)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret M. Wheat Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 83-24
Abstract Margaret M. Wheat (1908-1988) was an ethnologist, geologist, and photographer who worked closely with Paiute native americans. In 1980, Margaret Wheat received an honorary doctorate of science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Papers collected or created by Wheat in her professions as an ethnologist and geologist, her involvement in Nevada State Parks, and during her work of making oral histories of elder Paiute Tribal members. Of special note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and...
Dates: 1879-1981

The Jack Wilson Story

 Collection
Identifier: NC03
Abstract Edward Dyer storekeeper in Yerington, Nevada and longtime acquaintance and secretary of Wovoka. Brief biography of the Paiute Indian Wovoka (Jack Wilson), prophet of the Ghost Dance.
Dates: undated