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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

Nevada Imprints Microfilm Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 89-54
Abstract Miscellaneous items about Nevada subjects include Sutro Tunnel agreement mining laws of Reese River, Marysville, Mt. Airy, Peavine, White Pine, and Spruce Mountain mining districts theater playbills from Carson City paper on the Shoshone Indian dialect Nevada-California boundary messages and reports from state officials constitutions and bylaws of the Gold Hill Fire Department, Carson City Knights of Pythias, Gold Hill Miners' Union, and Washoe Typographical Union no. 65 and a 1885...
Dates: 1860-1889

Shoshoni-English dictionary

 Collection
Identifier: NC228
Abstract

Linguistically important Shoshoni dictionary with most terms translated into English; a few are in French.,The notations were probably made at Austin and Battle Mountain, Nevada; a few Paiute words are also included.

Dates: [1900-1904]