D'Azevedo, Warren L.
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
This collection reflects the donor's years of research and teaching in the field of anthropology of the Washoe and Great Basin Indians and does not include any of his work on African cultures (1859-1992). Created by Warren L. D'Azevedo, who was a graduate student of anthropology.
Warren L. d'Azevedo (1920-2012) was brought to the University of Nevada in 1963 to found a four field Anthropology Department. In 1964, he led an initiative to reorganize the Great Basin Anthropological Conference. The Tributes to Warren d'Azevedo collection contains three DVDs of the "Tribute Honoring Warren d'Azevedo" produced by Eetza Research Associates and presented at the October 2014 Great Basin Anthropological Conference, in Boise, Idaho.
Volume 11 of the Smithsonian's Handbook of North American Indians, focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the American west, and included cultural, historical, prehistorical, and technological information about the Paiute, Washo, Shoshoni, Ute, and Bannock Indians. Editorial files include correspondence between editors and authors, meeting reports, planning committee materials, general business records, draft chapters, and final essays. Material between 1970-1985.
Warren L. D'Azevedo is a professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Commemorative album compiled by Nevada friends and colleagues to celebrate the 100th birthday of Swedish linguist and folklorist Sven Liljeblad; the 90th birthday of his wife, Astrid Liljeblad; and their 50th wedding anniversary. Contents include letters, reminiscences, photographs, and a press release (1999).