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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.
Identifier: AC 0151
Abstract Charlton Laird, a noted linguist, author, and English professor at the University of Nevada had written an unpublished autobiography, I'd rather write. John Garberson, a university journalism professor and friend of Laird, proposed using the manuscript and adding his biographical notes to each chapter. Working together, Garberson contacted Laird's long-time friends and requested information or opinions about Laird. Collection contains correspondence, copies of publications containing...
Identifier: AC 0076
Overview Charlton G. Laird (1901-1984) was a linguist and professor of English at the University of Nevada, 1945-1968. In addition to his own publications, he co-authored English textbooks with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes folklorist and linguist Sven Liljeblad and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max and Michaline Urban, promoters for Latin American music in the United States; and Helen S. Carlson, author of a...
Identifier: AC 0284
Abstract The collection consists of Laird's personal and professional correspondence, personal journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, note cards, and audio tapes. In addition to his own numerous publications, both scholarly and fiction, he co-authored English text books with Robert M. Gorrell, and a language book with wife, Helen Gent Laird. His correspondence includes items from folklorist and linguist Sven Liljebland and his wife, Astrid; Nevada author Walter Van Tilburg Clark; Max...
Abstract Warren L. D'Azevedo is a professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Commemorative album compiled by Nevada friends and collegues 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 press release (1999).
Abstract Healing prayer by Wuzzie George was invoked to cure Liljeblad of a fever. This presentation includes two photographs of Wuzzie and was assembled as a Christmas remembrance by Astrid Liljeblad in 1990.
Scope and Contents Research files, notes, and ethnographic records created by Liljeblad.
- Names: Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel) X