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Lorenzo D. Creel Papers

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Identifier: 82-01
Abstract The Lorenzo D. Creel Papers have been divided into two major groups and into series within the groups. The first group contains Creel family items and includes correspondence, financial records, business papers, memorabilia, photographs, and books which belonged to Creel family members with the majority of the material originating from Lorenzo and his son Cecil. Three-dimensional items, which accompanied the collection, have been donated to the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Home...
Dates: 1875-1945

Catherine S. Fowler Papers

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Identifier: 2015-11
Abstract

Catherine S. "Kay" Fowler (1940- ) is an American anthropologist whose research has focused on Paiute and Shoshone peoples of the Great Basin. The collection contains Fowler and Margaret Wheat's research on Sarah Winnemucca, duplicate tapes of Great Basin indigenous music collected by Dr. Tom Vennum of the Smithsonian Folklife Program and items for research in Paradise Valley; and duplicate tapes of Ghost Dance music from Shoshone women made by Dr. Judith Vander in Wind River, Wyoming.

Dates: circa 1965-2010

Georgia Hedrick Collection on Sarah Winnemucca

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Identifier: 93-67
Abstract

Georgie Hedrick was an elementary school teacher in Reno, Nevada. Included is correspondence related to Hedrick's efforts to have an elementary school in northern Nevada named in honor of Nevada Paiute Indian activist Sarah Winnemucca and to have Sarah selected as the subject of one of Nevada's two statues in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building. Material between 1991-1992.

Dates: 1991-1992

Recollections of her life in the Army

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Identifier: 99-70
Abstract

Fanny Dunbar Corbusier's recollections include her childhood in New Orleans; marriage to William Henry Corbusier in 1869; his medical practice in Ft. McDermitt, Nevada, from 1869-1872; Paiute Indians at Ft. McDermitt, including Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; and their stay at other western Army posts in Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Material from 1918.

Dates: 1918

Margaret M. Wheat Papers

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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

Sally Zanjani Papers

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Identifier: 2013-04
Abstract

Sally Zanjani is a historian and former adjunct professor in the University of Nevada, Reno Political Science Department. She is the author of ten books and over sixty articles exploring the history of Nevada from the territorial period through the 19th century. Papers include research materials for Zanjani's numerous books and articles.

Dates: 1974-2016

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