Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Collection contains Creel Family papers, mainly correspondence; U.S. Indian Service Records; approximately 4500 original and collected photographs, prints and negatives of American Indians.
Abstract Volume 11 of the Smithsonian's Handbook of North American Indians, focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the American west, and included cultural, historical, prehistorical, and technological information about the Paiute, Washo, Shoshoni, Ute, and Bannock Indians. Editorial files include correspondence between editors and authors, meeting reports, planning committee materials, general business records, draft chapters, and final essays.
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.
Abstract Pyramid Lake Paiute legend about catching a water baby (pa oha) at the lake, as told by Sampson to Peggy Lear Bowen. Also included is an autobiographical sketch of Sampson.
Abstract Census register [Nevada] includes Indian and English names, age, percentage of Indian blood, names of family members, marital status, date of marriage, type of marriage (whether Indian or white ceremony), and names of parents. Middle pages are devoted to registering cattle brands which appear to have belonged to Indians.
Abstract Correspondence; minutes; constitution; corporate charter; leases and permits relating to tribal economic matters, mining, fishing, boating, agriculture, and livestock; tribal roll; welfare and health records; material on the development of tribal lands, both recreational and residential; and papers reflecting the tribal interest in and activities concerned with water projects. Much of the correspondence deals with administrative matters and legislation, both Nevada and national, and with tribal...
Abstract Report attempts to relate Shoshonean culture change to plans and objectives of the Indian Reorganization Act (I.R.A.) of 1934; the work is based on Steward's ethnographic studies in the field.,Includes evaluation of the diversities among the tribes, placement on reservations, tribal understanding of the I.R.A., and Steward's recommendations. Accompanying the report are letters between Roy Nash and W.W. Hill which discuss the report's treatment by the Indian Office.
Identifier: TD898.12.N3 U85
Scope and Contents During its time as a Nuclear Regulatory Commission depository, the University of Nevada, Reno collected thousands of documents related to the potential nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The collection includes U.S. Government issued reports and contractor work related to the proposed site, as well as email communications, letters, research articles, books, educational pamphlets, maps, and other materials related to Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository activities. Please see...
Abstract Diary of Ollie M. Walters recounts everyday activities of Ollie, her husband Jim, daughters Flora and Amy, and sons Jack and Clarence; and events in nearby communities and other parts of the U.S.
Abstract 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 Dr. Charles L. Camp; controversies within the State Park Commission; Northern Paiute linguistics; a scrapbook compiled by J. D. Oliver as Superintendent of the Nevada Indian School; Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; Jack Wilson (Wovoka); Edward...