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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

Warren L. d'Azevedo Research Papers

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Identifier: 97-04
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.
Dates: 1859-1992

El Dorado Wood and Flume Company Records

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Identifier: NC76
Overview The El Dorado Wood and Flume Company was incorporated in Nevada in 1875 with H. M. Yerington, J. W. Haynie and A. J. Ralston as trustees; H. M. Yerington was the president when the company incorporated. Its major areas of operation were in Lake Valley, El Dorado County, California and in Hope Valley, Alpine County, and California. The company also held land in Ormsby, Douglas, and Washoe counties, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, land related documents, financial accounts, legal...
Dates: 1850-1941

Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 11, Great Basin Indians Editorial Materials

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Identifier: 92-08
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.
Dates: 1970-1985

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

Edgar Siskin field notes

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Identifier: 90-68
Abstract These field notes were collected by Siskin during his interviews with the Washo Tribe in California and Nevada, the bulk of which are from 1937-1940.
Dates: 1937-1940; 1974; 1981

The Oneness Trail; a Novel of the Washoe Indians

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Identifier: NC112
Abstract Manuscript of book by same name published in 1956. Comments in another hand appear throughout.
Dates: undated

University of Nevada, Reno, Ethnological Archives

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Identifier: 92-09
Overview Included are students' final field reports; administrative correspondence, grant applications and reports; reference material distributed to students; and research material compiled by Drs. Warren d'Azevedo and Catherine Fowler on kinship in Washington County, Utah, and Reno, Nevada.,Topics of student reports include the Washo, Paiute, and Shoshone Indians of northern Nevada; Navaho at Kaibito, New Mexico; Indians on Vancouver Island, British Columbia; Samoans in the San Francisco Bay area,...
Dates: 1960-1977

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

Washo Research Notes

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Identifier: 98-17
Abstract Dr. Anita Spring's field notes documenting Washo Indian marriage customs at Dresslerville, Nevada, include genealogies, marriage and life histories, kin relationships, children, residence and households, courtship, divorce and separation, and census data. Also included are Washo terminology for specific topics, maps and photographs of all buildings at Dresslerville, and drafts of Spring's thesis. Spring was a graduate student in anthropology. Material from 1965.
Dates: 1965

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