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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

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

Identifier: NC1329
Overview 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

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

Identifier: 92-08
Overview 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

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

Identifier: NC1035
Overview 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]

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

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

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

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

A Pa Oha Warning

Identifier: 82-48
Abstract Dewey Sampson was a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribe of Nevada. Pyramid Lake Paiute legend about catching a water baby (pa oha) at the lake, as told by Sampson to Peggy Lear Bowen in 1980. Also included is an autobiographical sketch of Sampson.
Dates: 1980

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Abbott, Fred H., 1891-1979 1
Adavosio, J. M. 1
Aikens, C. Melvin 1
American Friends Service Committee (Reno, Nev.) 1
Anderson, Betty C. 1
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Batchelor family 1
Bennyhoff, James A. (James Allan), 1926-1993 1
Bowen, Peggy Lear 1
Burke, Charles H. 1
Butler, B. Robert 1
Calloway, Donald Goodwin 1
Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
Cappannari, Stephen Clement 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
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, Catherine S. 1
Fowler, Don D., 1936- 1
Fry, Gary F. 1
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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
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- 1
Pendelton, Lorann S. A. 1
Peterson, Pancho, 1890-1951 1
Polanyi, Michael, 1891-1976 1
Preston, Morrie Rockwood 1
Purcell family 1
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Council 1
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada 1
Reymers, Flora Walters 1
Riker, June Creel 1
Rocha, Guy Louis 1
Rusco, Mary K. 1
Sampson, Dewey 1
Sawyer, Byrd Fanita Wall 1
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