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Western Basque Festival Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ103
Abstract The Western Basque Festival held in Reno, Nevada, June 6-7, 1959 was the first Basque Festival held in the United States and was an important source of pride for the Basque-American community. The Western Basque Festival collection consists of correspondence and records associated with the organization and operation of the festival, plus newspaper clippings about the event primarily in English and French. There are also newspaper clippings in Spanish, English and Basque as well as a VHS tape...
Dates: 1959-1999

Western Range Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BAQ050
Abstract The collection is composed of photocopies of the California Range Association [name changed to Western Range Association in 1960] Bulletin and the Western Range Association Reports of the Employment Status of Contract Sheepherders. It also includes six microfilm rolls containing information about the Taylor Grazing Act, the Western Range Association and Guerra de Vascos y Vizcainos.
Dates: 1951-1970

Thomas J. Whitby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BAQ106
Abstract Thomas J. Whitby (1919-2003) while in the U.S. Army was posted to the Biarritz American University at the end of World War II to study foreign languages. While there he became very fond of Basque culture. The collection contains a number of photographs he took of Basque life during his stay and a booklet featuring photographs and artwork of Biarritz and Basque Culture.
Dates: 1931-1946

William A. Douglass Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ012
Astract William A. Douglass’ correspondence and works. Big part of the correspondence is about Basque Studies Library. It also includes copies of articles, some of which are written by Douglass, a cassette, drafts of works done in Etxalar and Aulestia and copies about some studies about Hemingway. There are also 12 big boxes full of books.
Dates: 1988-1998

William A. Douglass Research Collection on Beltran Paris

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0101
Identifier: BAQ046
Scope and Contents BSQAP 0101 1985

Transcriptions of interviews done by Wiliam A. Douglass to Beltran Paris, a Basque shepherd. These interviews were the basis for Douglass' book Beltran, Basque sheepman of the American West, published in 1979.

Tapes were transcribed by Normal Silver.
Dates: 1978

William H. Jacobsen Papers

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0449
Identifier: BAQ090
Abstract Various speeches and lectures written by William H. Jacobsen regarding Vizcayan Basque Vowel Harmony, Tonal Accent and Basque Language origin theories, English translation and adaptation of Juan Oñatibia’s Introductory Basque Grammar, correspondence and notes.
Dates: c.1971-2000

Zenbat Gara Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ048
Abstract Documentation and photos of the Basque dance group, Zenbat Gara, of the university of Nevada, Reno.
Dates: 1990-1995

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