Black Rock Desert (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Burning Man is an annual countercultural festival that takes place in the Black Rock Desert of northern Washoe County, Nevada each September. Most of the collection is comprised of flyers, programs, maps, and other ephemeral material related to the annual Burning Man festival from 1990-2018. A small amount of administrative and general information is also present, including a 2016 annual report, articles about Burning Man, and calendars produced each year to promote the festival and, more...
Overview Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.
Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012
Overview Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to affect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid- 1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and maintenance...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012
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...
Dates: 1849-1992; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1992