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Evalyn Titus Dearmin Papers

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Identifier: AC 0687
Abstract

Evalyn Titus Dearmin graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1956. She worked at UNR in the College of Education on a federal grant project on ethnic heritage in the 1970s. Collection contains materials collected on native languages and culture as well as photographs of UNR in the 1950s.

Dates: 1955-2006

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-08
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Rusco's research and publications.

Dates: 1871-2004

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

 Collection
Identifier: NC1329
Abstract JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. The collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning the McDermitt Reservation, Paiute Indian history, his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984), notes, some correspondence, and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Dates: 1965-2006

Catherine S. Fowler Papers

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Identifier: 2015-11
Abstract

Catherine S. "Kay" Fowler (1940- ) is an American anthropologist whose research has focused on Paiute and Shoshone peoples of the Great Basin. The collection contains Fowler and Margaret Wheat's research on Sarah Winnemucca, duplicate tapes of Great Basin indigenous music collected by Dr. Tom Vennum of the Smithsonian Folklife Program and items for research in Paradise Valley; and duplicate tapes of Ghost Dance music from Shoshone women made by Dr. Judith Vander in Wind River, Wyoming.

Dates: circa 1965-2010

Great Basin Anthropological Conference Records

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Identifier: 2009-05
Abstract The Great Basin Archaeological Conference began in 1954 when Jesse Jennings, from the University of Utah, and Robert Heizer, from the University of California, Berkeley, proposed convening a sub-conference for those interested in the Great Basin at the Pecos Conference meeting in Arizona. In 1961 the conference name was changed to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference to reflect a broader scope of research. The conferences continued to meet annually until 1964 when the meeting...
Dates: 1954-2016

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

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Identifier: 92-08
Abstract

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

Michael Hittman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-16
Scope and Contents

Papers include donor's professional career and ethnographic materials concerning his work with Great basin tribal members, especially the Yerington Paiute Tribe. Covers his educational graduate thesis and dissertation journal articles and correspondence; audio tapes and transcripts; copies of Yerington Paiute Tribal newsletters

Dates: 1971-2015

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

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Identifier: 2013-10
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011

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Names
Rusco, Elmer R. 3
Dann, Carrie, 1934-2021 2
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Vennum, Thomas 2
Adavosio, J. M. 1
Aikens, C. Melvin 1
Anderson, Betty C. 1
Bennyhoff, James A. (James Allan), 1926-1993 1
Butler, B. Robert 1
Calloway, Donald Goodwin 1
Cappannari, Stephen Clement 1
Clemmer, Richard O. 1
Crabtree, Robert H. 1
Cressman, Luther S., 1897-1994 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
Dawson, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edwin), 1799-1848 1
Elston, Robert G. 1
Findlay, John M. 1
Fowler, Don D., 1936- 1
Fry, Gary F. 1
George, Wuzzie 1
Great Basin Anthropological Conference 1
Great Basin Anthropology Association, Inc 1
Hardesty, Donald L., 1941- 1
Harper, K. T. (Kimball T.), 1931- 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Hittman, Michael 1
Hughes, Richard E. (Richard Edward), 1947- 1
Hultkrantz, Åke 1
Jacobsen, William H. 1
Janetski, Joel C. 1
Johnson, Edward C., 1943- 1
Jorgensen, Joseph G., 1934-2008 1
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906- 1
Knack, Martha C. 1
Leland, Joy 1
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 1
MX Missile Project 1
Madsen, David B. 1
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007 1
Marwitt, John P. 1
McLead, Norma 1
Mehringer, Peter J. 1
Miller, Wick R. 1
Murphy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1924-1990 1
Murphy, Yolanda 1
Napton, Lewis K. 1
Pendelton, Lorann S. A. 1
Rusco, Mary K. 1
Schaafsma, Polly 1
Shapiro, Judith R. (Judith Rae), 1942- 1
Shimkin, Demitri B (Demitri Boris), 1916-1992 1
Snapp, Pete 1
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972 1
Stewart, Omer Call, 1908-1991 1
Swanson, Earl H., Jr. (Earl Herbert), 1927-1975 1
Thomas, David Hurst 1
Tuohy, Donald R. 1
United Nations 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Bureau of Land Management 1
United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
United States. Supreme Court 1
Vander, Judith 1
Warren, Claude N., 1932- 1
Western Shoshone Defense Project 1
Western Shoshone National Council 1
Wheat, Margaret M. 1
Winnemucca, Sarah, 1844?-1891 1
Zigmond, Maurice L. 1
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