Joy Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1142

Scope and Contents

The Joy Leland Papers includes materials collected in a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes, bibliography, newspaper clippings, and articles. Other materials in the collection include newspaper clippings about Indigenous peoples in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and Pyramid Lake water rights.

Dates

  • 1973-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Biographical Note

Joy Leland was a Research Associate in Anthropology for the Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada.

Extent

2.21 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Joy Leland was a Research Associate in Anthropology for the Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. The collection includes materials collected in a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes, bibliography, newspaper clippings, and articles. Other materials in the collection include newspaper clippings about Indigenous peoples in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and Pyramid Lake water rights.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Joy Leland circa 1980.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Joy Leland Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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
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