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Margaret M. Wheat Papers

Identifier: 83-24
Abstract Margaret M. Wheat (1908-1988) was an ethnologist, geologist, and photographer who worked closely with Paiute tribe members. Collection includes papers collected and created by Wheat throughout her career as an ethnologist and geologist, among other things. Of note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and Dr. Charles L. Camp; controversies within the State Park Commission; Numu linguistics; a scrapbook compiled by J. D. Oliver as Superintendent of the Nevada Indian School; Sarah Winnemucca...
Dates: 1879-1981

The Jack Wilson Story

Identifier: NC03

Edward Dyer storekeeper in Yerington, Nevada and longtime acquaintance and secretary of Wovoka. Brief biography of the Paiute Indian Wovoka (Jack Wilson), prophet of the Ghost Dance.

Dates: undated