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Warren L. d'Azevedo Records of the Anthropology Department

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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. The collection contains records of the University of Nevada, Reno, Anthropology Department, the Desert Research Institute, and the...
Dates: 1958-1983

University of Nevada, Center for Western North American Studies Records

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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...
Dates: 1963-1970

Warren L. d'Azevedo Papers

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Identifier: AC 0221
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo was an Anthropology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1963-1988. The 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 including with the University Human Relations Action Council (later Commission) which worked with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, UNR Black Student Union, Race Relations Center of Reno, National...
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1959-1987

Warren L. d'Azevedo Collection

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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,...
Dates: 1954-1983

Warren L. d'Azevedo Records

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Identifier: AC 0280
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo (1920-2014) was Professor Emeritus and founder of the Anthropology Department of the University of Nev., Reno, whose studies focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the United States, especially on the Washo Indians, and on Africa. The collections contains records used by 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...
Dates: 1966-1988

Warren L. d'Azevedo Research Papers

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Identifier: 97-04
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1859-1992

James F. Downs Papers

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Identifier: 99-38
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1859-1999; Majority of material found within 1951-1999

Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 11, Great Basin Indians Editorial Materials

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Identifier: 92-08
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1970-1985

Sven Liljeblad Centennial Album

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Identifier: 99-21
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1999

Peace Corps Training Records

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Identifier: 93-40
Abstract

Contains records created by Warren d'Azevedo related to the organization of the first training sessions for Peace Corps volunteers as teachers in Liberia, including correspondence, manuals, memos, project descriptions, subject curriculum, trainee rosters and directories, trainee newsletters, and general brochures and pamphlets about the Peace Corps. Also included is material about training programs in Sierra Leone.

Dates: 1955-1970

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African Americans -- Education -- Nevada 2
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Forbes, Jack D 3
Fowler, Don D., 1936- 3
Rusco, Elmer R. 3
University of Nevada. Desert Research Institute 3
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 2
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Stephenson, Robert L. (Robert Lloyd) 2
University of Nevada. Center for Western North American Studies 2
Adamian, Paul S., 1930- 1
Adavosio, J. M. 1
Aikens, C. Melvin 1
Anderson, Betty C. 1
Barrett, Stanley R. 1
Bennyhoff, James A. (James Allan), 1926-1993 1
Butler, B. Robert 1
Calloway, Donald Goodwin 1
Cappannari, Stephen Clement 1
Center for Western North American Studies 1
Clemmer, Richard O. 1
Crabtree, Robert H. 1
Cressman, Luther S., 1897-1994 1
Dangberg, Grace, 1896-1985 1
Dawson, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edwin), 1799-1848 1
Downs, James F 1
Elston, Robert G. 1
Findlay, John M. 1
Fowler, Catherine S. 1
Fry, Gary F. 1
Great Basin Anthropological Conference 1
Hardesty, Donald L., 1941- 1
Harper, K. T. (Kimball T.), 1931- 1
Hudson, J. W. 1
Hughes, Richard E. (Richard Edward), 1947- 1
Hultkrantz, Åke 1
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada 1
International Bridge (Firm) 1
Jacobsen, William H. 1
James, Roy, active 20th century 1
Janetski, Joel C. 1
Jennings, Jesse D. (Jesse David), 1909-1997 1
John, Barton 1
Johnson, Edward C., 1943- 1
Jorgensen, Joseph G., 1934-2008 1
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906- 1
Knack, Martha C. 1
Lee, S. L. (Anthropologist) 1
Leland, Joy 1
Liljeblad, Astrid 1
Lindstrom, Susan G. 1
Madsen, David B. 1
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007 1
Marwitt, John P. 1
Mathews, Clyde, 1924- 1
McLead, Norma 1
Mehringer, Peter J. 1
Miller, Wick R. 1
Murphy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1924-1990 1
Murphy, Yolanda 1
Napton, Lewis K. 1
Peace Corps (U.S.) 1
Pendelton, Lorann S. A. 1
Pete, Hank 1
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada. Colony Christian Center 1
Rusco, Mary K. 1
Schaafsma, Polly 1
Shapiro, Judith R. (Judith Rae), 1942- 1
Shimkin, Demitri B (Demitri Boris), 1916-1992 1
Snooks, George 1
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972 1
Stewart, Omer Call, 1908-1991 1
Swanson, Earl H., Jr. (Earl Herbert), 1927-1975 1
Thomas, David Hurst 1
Tuohy, Donald R. 1
United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Department of Anthropology 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Human Relations Action Council 1
Vennum, Thomas 1
Warren, Claude N., 1932- 1
Washo Indians of California and Nevada 1
Watson, Ronald Lee 1
Zigmond, Maurice L. 1
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