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20. Korrika in Reno

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0446
Identifier: BAQ087
Abstract Banner, the baton, chest guards and a child's chest guard used for 20. Korrika in Reno.
Dates: 2017

Basque Diaspora Ephemera

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0441
Identifier: BAQ080
Abstract Various pamphlets from different Basque-American festivals and exhibitions, a 2017 calendar, stickers, festival and events posters, pamphlets from the Basque Museum in Boise, booklet of the Jaialdi 95' in Boise, a scarf from Basque Soccer Friendly, a retrospective booklet of San Francisco Basque Club and two posters. It also includes two booklets one showing Basque sheepherder's tree carvings and the other, 'Amerikanuak!', about Basques in the U.S.
Dates: 1999-2017; 1999-2017

Basque drawings

Identifier: NC900
Overview The sheep owners in the Carson and Washoe valleys of Nevada sent their flocks and herders up into the Sierra mountain meadows every spring. The herders were Basques, and they took readily to the mountain terrain that was like their own Pyrenees, where, for untold ages, their ancestors had guarded sheep.Frances R. Wallace and Hans Reiss, the artists behind the drawings, called the collection "Basquos," though also believed that the collection should have been subtitled "Aspen Art."...
Dates: 1895-1935

Basque Exhibition at Smithsonian Folk Festival

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0448
Identifier: BAQ089
Abstract Basque items related to the Basque Exhibition at Smithsonian Folk Festival, such as pamphlets, posters, photographs of tree carving and typical Basque fisher's neckerchief.
Dates: 2016

The Basque Sheepherder and the Shepherd Psalm Essay

Identifier: NC1340
Overview James K. Wallace camped with an old Basque herder in Nevada and wrote about the experience for the National Wool Growers Association. The collection contains a typed copy of James K. Wallace's essay "The Basque Sheepherder and the Shepherd Psalm" and a printout of Joan Snipe's blog post about it, published in 2006.
Dates: 2006

Center for Basque Studies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ019
Abstract Documentation, clippings, news articles, papers, letters and correspondence regarding the Basque Festival in Sparks, the Basque Monument in Reno, the Basques in the Contemporary World Seminar, in Reno, and other Basque issues. It also includes several different newspapers.
Dates: 1959-1999

Center for Basque Studies Ephemera

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0441
Identifier: BAQ082
Abstract Various phamplets and programs published by the Center for the Basque Studies of the University of Nevada, Reno. There is also a copy of the Northen Nevada Diversity Summit program from the 2017.
Dates: 1971-2017

Dominique Laxalt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ004
Overview Correspondence of Dominique Laxalt, mostly from family members from Iparralde (Northen Basque Country). Among them, an "Americanismo Medal".
Dates: 1943-1969

Harrah's Tahoe Basque Festival papers

 Collection — Box: BSQAP 0452
Identifier: BAQ091
Abstract Several copies of invitations to the "Basque Festival at Harrah's Lake Tahoe".
Dates: 1985

Joan Errea papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ096
Scope and Contents The collection contains handwritten manuscripts and drafts, both in Basque and English, of Joan Errea's published and unpublished work, plus a small selection of memorabilia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990-2016; 1940-2017

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