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Georgia Hedrick Collection on Sarah Winnemucca

 Collection
Identifier: 93-67
Included is correspondence related to Hedrick's efforts to have an elementary school in northern Nevada named in honor of Nevada Paiute Indian activist Sarah Winnemucca and to have Sarah selected as the subject of one of Nevada's two statues in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building. The collection also holds a song, "Sarah lives" and a play, "Super Sarah" written by Hedrick for elementary school presentations.

Dates

  • 1991-1992

Creator

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

0.21 Linear Feet (57 items)

Abstract

Included is correspondence related to Hedrick's efforts to have an elementary school in northern Nevada named in honor of Nevada Paiute Indian activist Sarah Winnemucca and to have Sarah selected as the subject of one of Nevada's two statues in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building.

Biographical Note

Georgia Hedrick was an elementary school teacher in Reno, Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from Georgia Hedrick in November 1993.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Georgia Hedrick Collection on Sarah Winnemucca
Status
completed
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)