Tree carving, Basque -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Basque Diaspora Ephemera

 Collection — Box BSQAP0441
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

 Collection
Identifier: NC900
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1895-1935

Basque Exhibition at Smithsonian Folk Festival

 Collection — Box BSQAP0448
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

Marty Mitchell collection on tree carvings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BAQ045
Abstract

Documentation about Mitchell's work “Basque Sheepherders of the Plumas-Sierra” and drawings, transcriptions, photos and slides of Basque tree carving.

Dates: 1984