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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

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