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Total manuscripts: 9

Brooks (Richard and Sheilagh) Papers
Coll #: MS-00885
Date: 1919-2003 (bulk 1970-1990)
Extent: 15 boxes (9.21 cubic feet, 8 linear feet)
The Richard and Sheilagh Brooks Papers (1919-2003) are comprised of materials collected during their tenure as professors of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Included are correspondence, research papers, photographs, reports, books, article reviews, and student scholarship. There is also a file on reburial issues that contains correspondence and an amendment to Nevada State law regarding the handling of exhumed bodies.
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Brooks (Sheilagh) Collection on Nevada Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology Records
Coll #: MS-00743
Date: 1977-1983
Extent: 3 boxes (1.53 cubic feet, 1.29 linear feet)
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Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch
Coll #: MS-00031
Date: 1905 -1913
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (shared box)
The Nevada Burial Records of Stewart Ranch date from 1905 to 1913 and consist of a ledger recording those buried at Stewart Ranch, an area that eventually became Las Vegas, Nevada. The entries in the ledger document the names of the deceased and where they died. Some entries have additional information explaining how the person died and their height and weight.
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Perkins, R.F. "Chick" papers
Coll #: MS-00402
Date: 1900-1990 (bulk 1930-1990)
Extent: 4 boxes (3.31 cubic feet, 3 linear feet)
The R.F. “Chick” Perkins Papers date from 1900 to 1990, with the bulk from 1930 to 1990, and document the history of Native Americans and the archaeology of Southern Nevada. The collection contains photographs, correspondence, professional papers, official documents, and publications belonging to Richard Fay "Chick" Perkins, who served as curator of the Lost City Museum in Overton, Nevada, from 1956 to 1980.
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Pueblo Grande de Nevada Manuscript Collection
Coll #: MS-00208
Date: 1924-1983 (bulk 1936-1980)
Extent: 2 boxes (1.3 cubic feet, 1.08 linear feet)
Related Materials: 0143
The Pueblo Grande de Nevada Manuscript Collection (1924-1983) contains journal articles, photocopies of artifact inventories, reports, correspondence, and field notes related to the Pueblo Grande de Nevada archaeological site located in the Overton Valley of Southern Nevada. The bulk of the materials are related to Mark R. Harrington's archaeological reports, journal articles, and data from sites throughout the Overton and Moapa valleys. The collection also includes materials related to the Boulder Dam Park Museum (Lost City Museum of Archaeology) located in Overton, Nevada, which housed many of the artifacts and photographs from Harrington's archaeological sites.
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Rathbun (Frank D.) Archaeology Papers
Coll #: MS-00209
Date: 1918 - 1983 (bulk 1931-1941)
Extent: 3 boxes and 1 oversize box and 1 flat file (1.29 cubic feet, 4.89 linear feet); 17 digital files (0.136 GB)
The Frank D. Rathbun Archaeology Papers (1918-1983) consist of photographs, field note books and sketchbooks reflecting Rathbun's interest in petroglyphs throughout Nevada, Arizona, and California. The materials also include high school yearbooks, school term papers, scrapbooks, postcards, and memos pertaining to Native American history, water projects, and engineering topics. Additionally included is an unpublished report of an archaeological survey of the petroglyph sites identified by Rathbun, conducted in 1968 by Michael Moen.
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Rozaire (Charles) Collection on Tule Springs, Nevada
Coll #: MS-00100
Date: 1950-2005
Extent: 2 boxes (0.83 cubic feet, 0.84 linear feet)
The Charles Rozaire Collection on Tule Springs, Nevada (1950-2005) contains photographic slides of various archeological sites across Clark County, Nevada, the majority of which were taken at the Tule Springs archaeological site. The collection also contains Rozaire's files documenting the excavation investigations at Tule Springs which include Rozaire's writings, newspaper clippings, programs, and photocopied articles regarding Tule Springs.
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Stewart - Knack Collection on Nevada Indians
Coll #: MS-00274
Date: 1831 - 1975
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
The Omer C. Stewart and Martha C. Knack Collection on the Pyramid Lake Northern Paiute People and Reservation contains materials from 1831 to 1975 collected for Stewart's and Knack's book, As Long as the River Shall Run: An Ethnohistory of Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation. Materials include legal documents, correspondence, newspaper articles, maps, and ethnohistorical data.
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Warren (Elizabeth von Till and Claude N.) Papers
Coll #: MS-00906
Date: 1940-2017
Extent: 169 boxes (217.64 cubic feet, 195.76 linear feet); approximately 200 maps and drawings; 6,809 digital files (18.0 GB, DOC, DOCX, GIF, JPG, PDF, TIF, WPD)
The Elizabeth von Till and Claude N. Warren Papers (approximately 1940-2017) are comprised of the personal and professional papers of anthropologist Claude N. Warren and historical preservationist Elizabth von Till Warren. The materials in this collection primarily consist of research files, maps, and drawings on various archaeological and historical preservation projects in southern Nevada of which they both were involved. This collection includes field notes and surveys from archaeological projects such as the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort and the Las Vegas Springs. Records on von Till Warren's involvement with the Old Spanish Trail Association, Southern Nevada Historical Society, and historic preservation work around southern Nevada are represented. Also included are Robert H. Crabtree's archaeological research files, a colleague of Claude Warren and bequeathed his professional files to him upon his death.
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