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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

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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 Unpublished manuscript marked "rough draft," summarizes the statutes and resolutions regarding race passed by the legislatures of Nevada, territory and state, from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

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

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Identifier: 88-28
Abstract

This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Dates: 1958-1987

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 90-85
Abstract

These papers, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at UNR in the fall, 1988 semester. Included are reviews of movies, written papers, taped interviews and interview transcripts of the following ethnic or religious groups in Nevada: Afro-Americans, Japanese, Italians, Jews, Portuguese, Thais, Native Americans, Micronesians, and Greeks. For other related materials see collection 88-28 by the same author.

Dates: 1988

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

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Identifier: AC 0428
Abstract Elmer Rusco was a professor in the Political Science Department, director of the Bureau of Governmental Research, and professor emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains Rusco's mateirlas related to the university chapter of the American Association of University Professors and academic freedom issues; student protests against the Vietnam war; student surveys concerning ethnic groups; and miscellaneous teaching and education subjects. They consist of correspondence,...
Dates: 1965-1986

Rancho San Rafael Park research papers

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Identifier: 99-17
Abstract Dr. Elmer Rusco is professor emeritus of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. Research notes, interview transcripts, copies of legal documents, master plans, newspaper clippings, and photographs used to produce Rusco's history of Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno. People who were the focus of his research included Barbara Bennett, Virginia Kersey, Russell W. McDonald, Clark Santini, Nancy Gomes, Don Mello, early owners of the park property, and the RSR Steering Committee....
Dates: 1921-1998; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1997

Te-Moak Band of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada

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Identifier: 92-30
Abstract

Paper delivered at the 1980 Great Basin Anthropological Conference describes the process by which the constitution and bylaws of the Te-Moak Band were drawn up and approved in the 1930s. Created by Elmer S. Rusco.

Dates: 1980

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