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Citizen Alert MX Missile Papers

Identifier: 89-17

Research materials, primarily generated by anti-MX groups, on the proposed MX missile project which was to have been based in Nevada and Utah. Included are clippings, correspondence, and reports (both originals and copies).

Dates: 1979-1990

Conquest, Neo-colonialism and the Modern Sun Dance Religion of the Shoshones and Utes Manuscript

Identifier: NC1059

Joseph Jorgensen was professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The collection contains a first draft of a comparative political and economic analysis of why and how the sun dance came to be what it was for the Wind River Shoshones in 1890 and why it diffused to their Ute and Shoshone congeners.

Dates: 1970

Lorenzo D. Creel Papers

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

Steven J. Crum Papers

Identifier: NC1384

Steven J. Crum is a Western Shoshone tribal member and emeritus instructor at the University of California, Davis. The collection contains his materials on Western Shoshone including indexes to newspapers on Native Americans, Western Shoshone land allotments and claims, Indian Claims Commission materials, two oral histories, and some family photographs.

Dates: 1850-2012

Mary Lee Dazey Papers

Identifier: NC1315
Abstract Mary Lee Dazey worked for Citizen Alert and Western Shoshone Defense Project in the 1990s as an activist and coordinator to stop: the nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain; Divine Strake; the use of the Nevada Test Site; and other Native American related topics, such as mining and land use on traditional Western Shoshone, Paiute, and Washoe lands. Collection contains material created and collected by Mary Lee Dazey during her time working with the Western Shoshone Defense Project as...
Dates: 1997-2012

Catherine S. Fowler Papers

Identifier: 2015-11

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

Identifier: 92-08

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, Washoe, 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

Shoshonean Tribes: Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Eastern California: A Report to the Commissioner of Indians

Identifier: NC487

Report attempts to relate Shoshonean culture change to plans and objectives of the Indian Reorganization Act (I.R.A.) of 1934; the work is based on Steward's ethnographic studies in the field.,Includes evaluation of the diversities among the tribes, placement on reservations, tribal understanding of the I.R.A., and Steward's recommendations. Accompanying the report are letters between Roy Nash and W.W. Hill which discuss the report's treatment by the Indian Office.

Dates: 1936-1937

Te-Moak Band of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada

Identifier: 92-30

Paper delivered at the 1980 Great Basin Anthropological Conference describes the process by which the constitution and bylaws of the Te-Moak Band were drawn up and approved in the 1930s. Created by Elmer S. Rusco.

Dates: 1980

University of Nevada, Reno, Ethnological Archives

Identifier: 92-09
Abstract 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

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Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
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