Indians of North America -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Reminiscences of Carson Valley

 Collection
Identifier: NC378
Abstract Interview conducted by Grace Dangberg describes early life on the Fay Ranch in the Carson Valley, school in Fairview, Nevada, and Indians of Carson Valley. The collection contains material from 1967 created by Ernest Wilber Fay.

The Life of John H. Cazier

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Identifier: NC401
Abstract Typescript personal account, 1898, describes early life in Nephi, Utah; experiences with Indians; freighting in Utah, Idaho, and Montana; smelting in San Francisco; freighting in Toano, Nevada in 1887; owning a hotel and acting as postmaster in Toano; and cattle ranching near Wells, Nevada. Also included is an account by "Uncle David" (Nephi, Utah, 1925) of the life of John Cazier, 1821-1890, father of John Henry Cazier and an early member of the Mormon Church.

Citizen Alert MX Missile Papers

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Identifier: 89-17
Abstract Research materials, primarily generated by anti-MX groups, on the proposed MX missile project which was to have been based in Nevada and Utah. Included are clippings, correspondence, and reports (both originals and copies).

Lorenzo D. Creel Papers

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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...

Warren L. d'Azevedo Research Papers

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Identifier: 97-04
Overview This collection reflects the donor's years of research and teaching in the field of anthropology of the Washo and Great Basin Indians and does not include any of his work on African cultures (1859-1992). Created by Warren L. D'Azevedo who was a graduate student of anthropology.

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 2013-11
Overview Materials cover John Ensign's career as a U.S. Senator from Nevada from 2001 until his resignation on May 3, 2011. Files are only from his Washington D.C. office, with the bulk coming from Ensign's first term during the 107th to 109th congresses (2001-2006). The collection include correspondence, speeches, schedules, legislative work on bills and hearings, news clips, reports, and some audio/visual records. A few photographs and memorabilia are also included.

Hotel Registers

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Identifier: NC278
Abstract Hotel registers contain names and addresses of daily guests and printed ads for businesses in the San Francisco Bay area of California.,The end plates of the 1893-1897 volume document Chinese and Indian labor used by the hotel; the 1890-1893 and 1897-1901 volumes contain notations of a number of traveling dramatic and musical companies.

Gareth Hughes Papers

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Identifier: NC803
Abstract Contains letters from Brother David's Indian parishioners describing events and people; printed materials about his film career and missionary life; a New Testament Bible on records; photographs from his two careers; costume drawings for a Shakespearean play; a ring used by John Gielgud in Richard II; a movie film on "Mission;" and unidentified mss leaves, letters, and indentures.

Indian Claims Commission claims case no. 288

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Identifier: NC443
Abstract Consists of materials accumulated by the Washoe Tribe, their attorneys, and their expert witnesses during litigation of their case before the United States Indian Claims Commission.,Included are reports, maps, published articles, literary references, property valuations, bibliographies, petitions, treaties and abstracts, court exhibits, photographs, general Nevada state statutes and laws, correspondence, and research notes describing the tribe, their historical territory, and lifeways.

Joy Leland Papers

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Identifier: NC1142
Abstract Included are materials collected in a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes, bibliography, newspaper clippings, and articles. Other materials in the collection include newspaper clippings about Native American Indians in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and water rights over Pyramid Lake.