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Paiute Indian Census Register

 Collection
Identifier: 89-58
Register of Indian families in the Nevada Indian Agency. Includes Indian and English names, ages, portion of Indian "blood;" names of family members, whether marital status, date of marriage and type of ceremony (white or native), names of parents, and reference number if parents are also listed in the register.

A brands register is inserted into the center of the census register; owners appear to have been Indians.

Dates

  • 1902-1903; 1905

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

2 Reels

Abstract

Census register [Nevada] includes Indian and English names, age, percentage of Indian blood, names of family members, marital status, date of marriage, type of marriage (whether Indian or white ceremony), and names of parents. Middle pages are devoted to registering cattle brands which appear to have belonged to Indians.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Related Materials

Also see negative NC1032 #24.
Title
Guide to the Paiute Indian Census Register
Status
completed
Author
staff
Date
June 2008
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)