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Identifier: AC 0302
Abstract In the late 1950s and early 1960s, interest in anthropological programs at the University of Nevada developed with the support of the Desert Research Institute and its Center for Western North American Studies. The Anthropology Department was initiated under joint sponsorship with the Desert Research Institute with funds from private and government foundations. The collection contains records of the University of Nevada, Reno, Anthropology Department, the Desert Research Institute, and the...
Identifier: AC 0406
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963, to support a systematic study of Nevada and the Western North American region, and to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The records in this collection are primarily executive board minutes, reports, memorandums, correspondence, 1963-1969, and the Center's chronological files, 1965-1967. Also included are acquisition correspondence and reports, 1963-1966; general...
Identifier: AC 0221
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo was an Anthropology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1963-1988. The collection consists of materials and records developed and used by d'Azevedo in both his University and non-University (Nevada) involvement and interest in ethnic and minority issues including with the University Human Relations Action Council (later Commission) which worked with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, UNR Black Student Union, Race Relations Center of Reno, National...
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1959-1987
Identifier: AC 0397
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo joined the faculty of the University of Nevada in 1963. The anthropology department was initiated under joint sponsorship with the Desert Research Institute. Originally combined with the psychology department and the sociology department, it became separate in 1963, but still received a joint position with the Desert Research Institute. This collection consists primarily of student papers and reports submitted for anthropology courses that focus on minority groups,...
Identifier: AC 0280
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo (1920-2014) was Professor Emeritus and founder of the Anthropology Department of the University of Nev., Reno, whose studies focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the United States, especially on the Washo Indians, and on Africa. The collections contains records used by d'Azevedo for the 1990 reprint of American Indian and Black Students at the University of Nevada, Reno: 1874-1974, originally published in 1975. Some materials in...
Identifier: AC 0212
Abstract The Center for Western North American Studies was established in 1963 to develop a program to collect documentary materials and promote regional research. The Center was placed at the Desert Research Institute for administrative purposes, and an ad-hoc Executive Board was established to develop policy. Records include a proposal for retention of state and local government documents, by Ronald Lee Watson, March 1964; reports of staff activities; information on the Basque studies program and...
- African Americans -- Education -- Nevada 2
- Anthropology -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Nevada 2
- Indians of North America -- Education -- Nevada 2
- Minorities -- Nevada 2
- Civil rights -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Forbes, Jack D 3
- University of Nevada. Desert Research Institute 3
- Fowler, Don D., 1936- 2
- Rusco, Elmer R. 2
- Stephenson, Robert L. (Robert Lloyd) 2