Basques -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Banner, the baton, chest guards and a child's chest guard used for 20. Korrika in Reno.
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.
Overview Drawings by Wallace and Hans Reiss of Basque carvings worked on aspen trees in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California and Nevada by Basque sheep herders, 1895-1935. Includes a map locating sites of carvings.
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.
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.
File — Box BSQAP 0432, Folder: BSQAP 0432-3
Scope and Contents Forms for interviews of the Basques in the West Research Project. The forms include biographical information, as well as information about work, economic status, leisure activities, relationships with the Basque community, language skills, and religion. The folder also includes assessment reports about some of the interviews by interviewers.
File — Box BSQAP 0432, Folder: BSQAP 0432-4
Scope and Contents Forms for interviews of the Basques in the West Research Project. The forms include biographical information, as well as information about work, economic status, leisure activities, relationships with the Basque community, language skills, and religion.
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.
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Correspondence of Dominique Laxalt, mostly from family members from Iparralde (Northen Basque Country). Among them, an “Americanismo Medal”.