Indians of North America -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Re-inventing Nations! workshop packet

 Collection
Identifier: 94-27
Abstract Re-inventing Nations! was a team-building workshop held in Minden, Nevada, in 1994 and sponsored by the Washoe Tribe of the States of Nevada and California for all Nevada tribal leadership. Workshop packet includes a letter of invitation, statement of purpose and goals, annotated agendas, flow chart for demonstration project, draft work sheets, executive summary, list of target sectors, outline of the management systems and subsystems, and broad outline of beneficiaries.

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

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Identifier: 88-28
Overview This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 90-85
Abstract These papers, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at UNR in the fall, 1988 semester. Included are reviews of movies, written papers, taped interviews and interview transcripts of the following ethnic or religious groups in Nevada: Afro-Americans, Japanese, Italians, Jews, Portuguese, Thais, Native Americans, Micronesians, and Greeks. For other related materials see collection 88-28 by the same author.

Southeast Nevada Indian Agency Correspondence

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Identifier: 99-53
Abstract The Southeast Nevada Indian Agency was in charge of managing the Moapa Indian Reservation in Nevada. A. J. Barnes was the agent in charge in 1875. Agent A. J. Barnes writes Edward P. Smith, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, saying that he was forwarding a quarterly report of an inventory of property and its distribution on the Moapa Indian Reservation and that he had conducted a systematic arrangement of the agency's office records. Material from June 30, 1875.

The Oneness Trail; a Novel of the Washoe Indians

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Identifier: NC112
Abstract Manuscript of book by same name published in 1956. Comments in another hand appear throughout.

Utica Bullion Mining Company Records

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Identifier: 98-32
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to Samuel Campbell from Walter Schmidt, providing reports of mining and milling operations of the Utica Bullion Mining Company and of the operations of the Desert Crystal Salt Company. Other documents contained in the collection include legal documents such as contracts, mining laws, water and mineral claims, deeds, agreements, abstracts of title, certificate of incorporation, bylaws, and court orders (1864-1911).

Washo Indians Research Papers

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Identifier: 99-20
Abstract John A. Price was a former student of anthropologist Warren d'Azevedo at the University of Utah, spent his life studying Native Americans in the western United States and Canada. Includes field and research notes on the Washo Indians residing in Nevada and California, correspondence, obituaries, reprints of Price's professional journal articles, and copies of draft manuscripts related to his Washo monographs; field maps with Luiseno Indian place names; and thesis abstract. Notes include Price's...

Western Shoshone Agency Correspondence

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Identifier: 97-43
Abstract Letters from Levi A. Gheen, 1872, farmer in charge of the Western Shoshone in Nevada, to Major George Dodge, U.S. Special Indian Agent in Salt Lake City, Utah, discuss the condition of the Shoshone under Gheen's charge. Material between 1872-1882.

Margaret M. Wheat Papers

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Identifier: 83-24
Abstract Margaret M. Wheat (1908-1988) was an ethnologist, geologist, and photographer who worked closely with Paiute native americans. In 1980, Margaret Wheat received an honorary doctorate of science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Papers collected or created by Wheat in her professions as an ethnologist and geologist, her involvement in Nevada State Parks, and during her work of making oral histories of elder Paiute Tribal members. Of special note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and...

Sessions S. Wheeler Papers

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Identifier: 99-01
Abstract Sessions S. Wheeler served on the board of the Nevada State Museum. He received the Conservationist of the Year award, Outstanding Biology Teacher award, and the Distinguished Nevadan Award from the University of Nevada in 1963. These papers consist entirely of materials related to Wheeler's published writings: manuscripts in draft and edited formats, research notes and tapes, original papers and records of Max C. Fleischmann, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Mr. Wheeler's personal papers...