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Lorenzo D. Creel Papers

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

Indian Depredation Claims

 Collection
Identifier: NC599
Abstract

Claims filed against the U.S. by Nevada ranchers who lost property because of Paiute Indian raids in 1860, and by persons who furnished money and supplies to volunteers and U.S. troops who fought the Indians; brief of counsel in the Court of Claims; rules of the Court of Claims (1892) applicable to these petitions; and Senate bill S2384 (1900) to reimburse these claimants.

Dates: 1888-1900

Robert Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1035
Abstract

Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute Indigenous Peoples. Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of Indigenous Peoples, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records, and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development, and claims.

Dates: 1912-1980

Prayer for Sven [Liljeblad]

 Collection
Identifier: 91-21
Abstract

Healing prayer by Wuzzie George was invoked to cure Liljeblad of a fever. This presentation includes two photographs of Wuzzie and was assembled as a Christmas remembrance by Astrid Liljeblad in 1990.

Dates: 1971

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

The myths and legends of the Paiute Indians

 Collection
Identifier: 84-17
Abstract

Research paper created by Vina M. Day covers the following Paiute legends: "Squaw with a Basket," the "Sea Serpent," and "Waterbabies." Material published in 1980.

Dates: 1980

Vital statistics journal for Nixon, Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: NC707
Abstract

Copy of register in which were recorded birth and death records of Paiutes from Nixon; also some information about individuals such as cattle purchases and brands, and events such as fires and accidents.

Dates: 1919-1966

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Winnemucca, Sarah, 1844?-1891 5
Fowler, Catherine S. 3
George, Wuzzie 3
Dyer, Edward A. (Of Yerington, Nev.) 2
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel), 1899-2000 2
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Park, Willard Z. (Willard Zerbe) 2
Rusco, Elmer R. 2
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972 2
Vennum, Thomas 2
Wheat, Margaret M. 2
Wovoka 2
Abbott, Fred H., 1891-1979 1
Abel, Corey, 1946-2010 1
Abel, Harold 1
Abel, Mona 1
Adavosio, J. M. 1
Aikens, C. Melvin 1
American Friends Service Committee (Reno, Nev.) 1
Anderson, Betty C. 1
Barrett family 1
Barton, Sharon 1
Batchelor family 1
Bennyhoff, James A. (James Allan), 1926-1993 1
Bowen, Peggy Lear 1
Brady, Harriett 1
Brown, Theodore 1
Burke, Charles H. 1
Butler, B. Robert 1
Calloway, Donald Goodwin 1
Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
Cappannari, Stephen Clement 1
Cavanaugh, Art 1
Clemmer, Richard O. 1
Corbusier, Fanny Dunbar 1
Corbusier, William Henry 1
Crabtree, Robert H. 1
Creel, Cecil Willis, 1889-1968 1
Creel, Estella Willis, 1866-1914 1
Creel, Lorenzo D. (Lorenzo Dow), 1853-1926 1
Cressman, Luther S., 1897-1994 1
Crutcher, Betty 1
Crutcher, Ernest 1
Crutcher, Nina 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
Dawson, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edwin), 1799-1848 1
Day, Vina M. 1
Dorrington, L. A. 1
Doten, Samuel B. (Samuel Bradford), 1875-1955 1
Edmunds, James M. 1
Elston, Robert G. 1
Findlay, John M. 1
Fowler, Don D., 1936- 1
Fry, Gary F. 1
Fujian xie he da xue 1
Garfield, Ivie 1
Goldfield (Nev.) 1
Gracey, Robert 1
Ham, R. (Rolly) 1
Hardesty, Donald L., 1941- 1
Harper, K. T. (Kimball T.), 1931- 1
Hauke, D. F. 1
Hittman, Michael 1
Hughes, Richard E. (Richard Edward), 1947- 1
Hultkrantz, Åke 1
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada 1
Jacobsen, William H. 1
Janetski, Joel C. 1
Jenkins, James E. 1
Jennings, Jesse D. (Jesse David), 1909-1997 1
Johnson, Edward C., 1943- 1
Joint California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission 1
Jorgensen, Joseph G., 1934-2008 1
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906- 1
Knack, Martha C. 1
Leland, Joy 1
Leland, Robert (Nevada lawyer) 1
Leupp, Francis E. (Francis Ellington), 1849-1918 1
Longstreet, Andrew Jackson 1
Madsen, David B. 1
Malouf, Carling I. (Carling Isaac), 1916-2007 1
Marean, Stanley, 1885-1966 1
Marwitt, John P. 1
McKee, Florine 1
McLead, Norma 1
Mehringer, Peter J. 1
Merritt, E. B. 1
Meyn, Paul 1
Miller, Wick R. 1
Mills, Laura E. 1
Morris, William Gideon 1
Murphy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1924-1990 1
Murphy, Yolanda 1
Napton, Lewis K. 1
National Congress of American Indians 1
National Science Foundation. Tri-Institutional Field Training Program in Anthropology (U.S.) 1
Nevada Turkey Growers' Association 1
Numana, Dave, approximately 1833-1919 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Oliver, J. Dale (James Dale), 1933- 1
Park, Susan, 1908-1993 1
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