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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

Indian Claims Commission claims case no. 288

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Identifier: NC443
Abstract Consists of materials accumulated by the Washoe Tribe, their attorneys, and their expert witnesses during litigation of their case before the United States Indian Claims Commission.,Included are reports, maps, published articles, literary references, property valuations, bibliographies, petitions, treaties and abstracts, court exhibits, photographs, general Nevada state statutes and laws, correspondence, and research notes describing the tribe, their historical territory, and lifeways.
Dates: 1855-1971

Leta Myers Smart Correspondence

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Identifier: NC949
Abstract Leta Myers Smart was a member of the Omaha Indian tribe and resident of Los Angeles, California. Collection contains letters about fraud committed against Indians in the Los Angeles area include a letter from the California Secretary of State on how to dissolve a California corporation; from legislators and librarians, thanking Smart for copies of her manuscript on Indians; from Smart to Mary Dornback about "Operation Redskin" and the Indian Center in Los Angeles; and to Jack Forbes at San...
Dates: 1964

Omer Call Stewart Papers

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Identifier: 86-03
Abstract Given to the Special Collections Department by Dr. Stewart, this material relates to Pitt River Indians of California. The contents, which ranges from 1939-1980, includes U.S. government documents pertaining to the Pitt River Indians, including treaties, presidential messages, Congressional reports and messages, and reports of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, newspaper and journal articles, and map.
Dates: 1939-1980

Washo Indians Research Papers

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Identifier: 99-20
Abstract John A. Price was a former student of anthropologist Warren d'Azevedo at the University of Utah, spent his life studying Native Americans in the western United States and Canada. Includes field and research notes on the Washo Indians residing in Nevada and California, correspondence, obituaries, reprints of Price's professional journal articles, and copies of draft manuscripts related to his Washo monographs; field maps with Luiseno Indian place names; and thesis abstract. Notes include Price's...
Dates: 1961-1988

George F. Wright Papers

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Identifier: 90-37
Overview These papers were created or gathered by George F. Wright in his role as attorney for the Washo Tribe before The Indian Claims Commission. Included in the collection are correspondence, reports, testimonies, maps and records of other relevant dockets before the commission.
Dates: 1931-1973

Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews

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Identifier: 96-24
Abstract Irwin Weiser, a Klammath Falls, Oregon, Northern Paiute Yahooskin speaker speaks of his subgroup of Northern Paiute Indians, the Yahooskin; their language; culture; lifeways; myths and tales; and history and relation of the Yahooskin to other southern Oregon, northern Nevada, and northeastern California tribes (1995-1996).
Dates: 1995-1996