Great Basin -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Materials were formerly known as the Special Collections Vertical file, and contains booklets, broadsides, brochures, newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, postcards, reports and other resources that have been gathered through the years about a variety of organizations, people, places and topics relevant to the history and resources of Nevada and the Great Basin Region. There is a wide variation in the dates and kinds of information and resources available for each topic.
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council to...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011