D'Azevedo, Warren L.
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0406
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963, to support a systematic study of Nevada and the Western North American region, and to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The records in this collection are primarily executive board minutes, reports, memorandums, correspondence, 1963-1969, and the Center's chronological files, 1965-1967. Also included are acquisition correspondence and reports, 1963-1966; general correspondence,...
Identifier: AC 0221
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo, Professor Anthropology, University of Nevada, Reno, 1963-1988. This collection consists of materials and records developed and used by d'Azevedo in both his University and non-University (Nevada) involvement and interest in ethnic and minority issues, c. 1959-1975. This collection consists of materials and records developed and used by d'Azevedo in both his University and non-University (Nevada) involvement and interest in ethnic and minority issues, approximately...
Identifier: AC 0397
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo joined the faculty of the University of Nevada in 1963. The anthropology department was initiated under joint sponsorship with the Desert Research Institute. Originally combined with the psychology department and the sociology department, it became separate in 1963, but still received a joint position with the Desert Research Institute. This collection consists primarily of student papers and reports submitted for anthropology courses that focus on minority groups,...
Identifier: AC 0280
Abstract This collections contains records used by Warren d'Azevedo for the 1990 reprint of American Indian and Black Students at the University of Nevada, Reno: 1874-1974, originally published in 1975. Some materials in this collection are from the earlier period, but most data reflects post-1975. The data is recorded on computer printouts provided by the Office of Admissions and Records, 1974-1988, and on information cards, 1974-1985, and were used to compile statistics used in the publication. The...
Identifier: AC 0302
Abstract In the late 1950s and early 1960s, interest in anthropological programs at the University of Nevada developed with the support of the Desert Research Institute and its Center for Western North American Studies. The Anthropology Department was initiated under joint sponsorship with the Desert Research Institute with funds from private and government foundations. Collection contains records of the University of Nevada, Reno, Anthropology Department, the Desert Research Institute, and the Center...
Overview This collection reflects the donor's years of research and teaching in the field of anthropology of the Washo 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.
Overview 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.
Overview Included are resumes for James F. Downs and his company, International Bridge, Inc.; obituaries; letters by Downs written in India while on a research expedition to Tibet; unpublished articles and books on anthropological topics, Japanese-U.S. relations, and horses in Japan; articles by Downs' former professor, Dr. Warren L. d'Azevedo; and U.S. Navy training manuals, mostly historic in nature (1859-1999). Downs taught anthropology at the graduate and undergraduate level at a number of major...
Overview 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.
Overview 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).