Indians of North America -- Great Basin

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Evalyn Titus Dearmin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0687
Overview Evalyn Titus Dearmin graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1956. She worked at UNR in the College of Education on a federal grant project on ethnic heritage in the 1970s. Collection contains materials collected on native languages and culture as well as photographs of UNR in the 1950s.
Dates: 1955-2006

Elmer R. Rusco Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-08
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Rusco's research and publications.
Dates: 1871-2004

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. The 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...
Dates: 1965-2006

Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 11, Great Basin Indians Editorial Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 92-08
Overview 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. Material between 1970-1985.
Dates: 1970-1985

Michael Hittman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-16
Scope and Contents Papers include donor's professional career and ethnographic materials concerning his work with Great basin tribal members, especially the Yerington Paiute Tribe. Covers his educational graduate thesis and dissertationl journal articles and correspondence; audio tapes and transcripts; copies of Yerintong Paiute Tribal newsletters
Dates: 1971-2015

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-10
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council to...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011