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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

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

Center for Western North American Studies records

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Identifier: AC 0212
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963 to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The Center was placed at the Desert Research Institute for administrative purposes, and an ad-hoc Executive Board was established to develop policy. Records include a proposal for retention of state and local government documents, by Ronald Lee Watson, March 1964; reports of staff activities; information on the Basque studies program and...
Dates: 1964-1968

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University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 2
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