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Interview of Carl Dodge

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Identifier: NC400
Abstract

Carl Dodge was a Nevada state senator (Republican) from Churchill County, 1959-1980. The collection contains an unedited transcript of a taped interview conducted by Elmer R. Rusco in which Dodge discussed then recent changes in the Legislature, issues facing future sessions, and related matters.

Dates: 1968 April 11

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-08
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Rusco's research and publications.

Dates: 1871-2004

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

 Collection
Identifier: NC1329
Abstract JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. The collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning the McDermitt Reservation, Paiute Indian history, his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984), notes, some correspondence, and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Dates: 1965-2006

Friends of Pyramid Lake Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-54
Abstract "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997

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

 Collection
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

Beth Isaeff and the ministry for marriage of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, 1982-1995

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Identifier: 96-17
Abstract

Transcript of an oral history of Beth Isaeff, conducted by Elmer R. Rusco, provides an autobiographical sketch of Isaeff, a discussion of her involvement with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, and her activities as a minister for marriage (1995).

Dates: 1995

Nevada Black History Project Records

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Identifier: 96-47
Abstract

The Nevada Black History Project was organized in 1989 to bring to light more of the history of the Black presence in this state. Includes administrative records of the project, grant proposals and reports, correspondence, lists of topics and people to be included in the project exhibit and publications, and newspaper clippings and publications about blacks in Nevada and in the United States (1976-1996).

Dates: 1976-1996

Nevada Black History Project Records

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Identifier: 98-33
Abstract Includes administrative records which detail the origins and completion of the project such as correspondence, reports, and text for the exhibit and publication Nevada Black history: yesterday and today; biographical files on 132 contemporary Black Nevadans which may include a vita, newspaper clippings, and correspondence; materials documenting the effort to attain a state holiday for the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; catalogs and other print sources which provide information on...
Dates: 1966-1997

Origins of the Indian reorganization act

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Identifier: 92-31
Abstract

Paper delivered at the 1980 meeting of the American Political Science Foundation discussed the genesis of the Indian Reorganization Act with particular attention to the origins of Section 16 of the act, dealing with tribal governments. Created by Elmer R. Rusco.

Dates: 1980

Race and the Nevada legislature, 1860-1970

 Collection
Identifier: 99-40
Abstract

Elmer R. Rusco was a professor emeritus of Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno. Unpublished manuscript marked "rough draft," summarizes the statutes and resolutions regarding race passed by the legislatures of Nevada, territory and state, from 1860-1970; Nevada Supreme Court decisions arising from these actions; and opinions of the Attorney General regarding these laws (1971).

Dates: 1971

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Bennyhoff, James A. (James Allan), 1926-1993 1
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Cressman, Luther S., 1897-1994 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
Dann, Carrie, 1934-2021 1
Dann, Mary, 1923-2005 1
Dawson, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edwin), 1799-1848 1
Dodge, Carl F. 1
Elston, Robert G. 1
Ely, Joe 1
Findlay, John M. 1
Fowler, Catherine S. 1
Fowler, Don D., 1936- 1
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Fry, Gary F. 1
Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979 1
Hardesty, Donald L., 1941- 1
Harper, K. T. (Kimball T.), 1931- 1
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Hughes, Richard E. (Richard Edward), 1947- 1
Hultkrantz, Åke 1
Isaeff, Beth 1
Jacobsen, William H. 1
Janetski, Joel C. 1
Jennings, Jesse D. (Jesse David), 1909-1997 1
Johnson, Edward C., 1943- 1
Jorgensen, Joseph G., 1934-2008 1
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906- 1
Kersey, Virginia 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1
Knack, Martha C. 1
Lahontan Wetlands Coalition 1
Leland, Joy 1
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 1
MX Missile Project 1
Madsen, David B. 1
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007 1
Marwitt, John P. 1
McDonald, Russell W. 1
McLead, Norma 1
Mehringer, Peter J. 1
Mello, Don 1
Miller, Wick R. 1
Murphy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1924-1990 1
Murphy, Yolanda 1
Napton, Lewis K. 1
Nevada Water Conference (Reno, Nev.) 1
Nevada. Legislature 1
Pendelton, Lorann S. A. 1
Roland Westergard 1
Rusco, Mary K. 1
Santini, Clark, 1941-1996 1
Schaafsma, Polly 1
Shapiro, Judith R. (Judith Rae), 1942- 1
Shimkin, Demitri B (Demitri Boris), 1916-1992 1
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972 1
Stewart, Omer Call, 1908-1991 1
Swanson, Earl H., Jr. (Earl Herbert), 1927-1975 1
Te-Moak Bands of the Western Shoshone Indians 1
Thomas, David Hurst 1
Tuohy, Donald R. 1
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada 1
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Vennum, Thomas 1
Warren, Claude N., 1932- 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Rancho San Rafael Steering Committee 1
Water in the Balance Forum (Reno, Nev. : 1987) 1
Yardas, David 1
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