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Indians of North America -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Joy Leland Papers

 Collection
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.

Joy Leland Research Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 96-07
Abstract Contains grant funded research materials on alcoholism of urban Nevada female Indians and publications presented about the findings. Also research materials collected for the biography of Frederick West Lander, explorer and soldier who led or participated in five transcontinental surveys for transportation routes (1853-1860).

Robert Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1035
Abstract Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of American Indians, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. Correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development and Indian claims.

The life of Honorable Lem Allen, as told by himself

 Collection
Identifier: NC308
Abstract Reminiscences describe Allen's early life before moving to Nevada; the death of his young children; haying and ranching in Churchill County, Nevada; election to public office beginning in 1867 with Justice of the Peace in Fallon; the Nevada legislature and politics; experiences with Nevada Indians, his journey to Nevada, and events in Virginia City, Nevada.

Max C. Fleischmann Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 90-36
Abstract Included are trustee minutes, reports of operations, financial statements, auditors' reports, reports of executors of the Fleischmann estate, inventories of assets, tax returns, trustees' files, application lists, Nevada scholarship files (including Nevada Indian applications), files of completed grants, scrapbooks, and indexes to rejected applicants.

Reminiscences of George Melody

 Collection
Identifier: 92-26
Abstract Melody recalls his childhood on Rebel Creek, Humboldt County, Nevada; gives biographical sketches of his parents; tells of his father's relationship with Indians in the Ft. McDermitt, Nevada area; describes ranching in northern Nevada, his work experiences and the 1929 depression.

Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows

 Collection
Identifier: 97-02
Abstract Approximately 10 hours of recordings. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete.

The origin and development of transportation in the United States

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Identifier: NC1026
Abstract History of public transportation in the United States, including railroads, steamboats, and tramways, with references to specific companies.,Also includes the history of mining in Nevada and a section on Indian depredations in Nevada.

JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

 Collection
Identifier: NC1329
Overview JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. 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...

Population Changes in Nevada, 1890-1960, for Negroes, Indians and Other Races

 Collection
Identifier: NC745
Abstract Graph and charts compiled from U.S. census data on the populations of Blacks, Native Americans and caucasians in Nevada.