Indians of North America -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Joy Leland Research Materials 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). Research materials on Lander were gathered by Joy Leland, Alice Baldrica, and Mavis Shahrani and published as Frederick West Lander: A...
Abstract Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute native americans. 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.
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.
Identifier: AC 0191
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act, to develop agricultural research and education. In addition, during the 1930s, it worked with other federal and state agencies, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, the Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, the Farm Credit Administration, and Indian Field Service on several projects. In 1939, the Experiment Station, together with the U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Nevada Agricultural Extension...
Overview 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.
Abstract George Dewey Melody was a Nevadan, veteran of World War I, rancher, construction worker, and Nevada Assemblyman, 1951-1953. 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. Material from 1929.
Abstract Nevada, one of fifty was a series of radio programs produced by the University of Nevada, Reno, as part of the U.S. Bicentennial celebration, which explored various aspects of the state: history, politics, immigrants, Native Americans, government, ghost towns, art, and some individuals. George Herman, professor of English at the University of Nevada, was the most frequent host but every show featured a different guest. Forty-six programs were produced, this collection is incomplete....
Abstract Walter W. Fulmer was an American author. Collection contains history of public transportation in the United States, including railroads, steamboats, and tramways, with references to specific companies, up to 1925. Also includes the history of mining in Nevada and a section on Indian depredations in Nevada.
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...
Abstract Graph and charts compiled from U.S. census data on the populations of Blacks, Native Americans and caucasians in Nevada. The collection contains material from August 1965 created by Hazel Gaudet Erskine.