Indians of North America -- Nevada

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gareth Hughes Papers

Identifier: NC803
Abstract Gareth Hughes (1894-1965) was a star of stage and movies as Shakespearean actor who later became an Episcopal priest, changed his name to Brother David, and worked as a missionary to the Paiute Indians at Nixon and McDermitt, Nevada. The collection contains letters from Brother David's Indigenous 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...
Dates: 1538-1692, 1925-1965

Margaret M. Wheat Papers

Identifier: 83-24
Abstract Margaret M. Wheat (1908-1988) was an ethnologist, geologist, and photographer who worked closely with the Numu peoples. Collection includes papers collected and created by Wheat throughout her career as an ethnologist and geologist, among other things. Of note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and Dr. Charles L. Camp; controversies within the State Park Commission; Numu linguistics; a scrapbook compiled by J. D. Oliver as Superintendent of the Nevada Indian School; Sarah Winnemucca...
Dates: 1879-1981