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Overview This collection reflects the donor's years of research and teaching in the field of anthropology of the Washo and Great Basin Indians and does not include any of his work on African cultures (1859-1992). Created by Warren L. D'Azevedo who was a graduate student of anthropology.
Overview 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.
Abstract Research papers related to Washo Indians of Nevada and California, accumulated over 5 decades of field research and scholarship, focusing on social organization, distribution, ethnohistory, arts, religion, and language. Includes information compiled by his graduate students and anthropologists Stanley Barrett, Grace M. Dangberg, J.W. Hudson, S.L. Lee, Susan Lindstrom.