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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Virginia Elizabeth Reed Letter Collection

Identifier: MS-543
Abstract This collection includes letters written by Virginia Elizabeth Reed, a member of the Donner Party, at age 12, as well as manuscripts written about her by George Wharton James and Frances Watkins. This collection also includes magazine articles and newspaper clippings from 1912-1955 regarding Reed and other Donner Party survivors, and photocopies of two postcards Reed sent to her grandchildren around 1918.
Dates: 1846-1981; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1955

Walter L. Rickell articles

Identifier: MS-1307
Scope and Contents This collection included photocoies of four articles written by Walter L. Rickell, also known as Walt Rickell. Articles include:
  • "California Spade Bit: A look at Its History and Shapes", 1984 July
  • "The Controversial Spade Bit, Why?"
  • The Cruel Spade?
  • "Digging the S.B. Spade"

All but one article is undated.
Dates: late 20th Century

Southern California Photographers and the Indians of the Southwest, 1888-1910 Collection

Identifier: MS-668
Abstract This is a collection of a typed copy of a manuscript by Alan H. Jutzi (1945-) titled "Southern California Photographers and the Indians of the Southwest, 1888-1910" and photostats of articles on early photographers. All materials are undated.
Dates: after 1979

G. A. (Gottlieb Adam) Steiner Basket Collection Research Files

Identifier: MS-235
Abstract Gotlieb Adam Steiner (1844 March 28-1916 February 18) made a successful living in the steel industry in Southwestern Pennsylvania with the Schoenberger Steel Company, but his passion was collecting baskets woven by Native American people. The Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania displayed a portion of Steiner's basket collection between 1913 and 1937, but otherwise the collection was closed to the public and sold some time in the late 1970s. This collection of photocopied materials...
Dates: circa 1983

Hasso Von Winning Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-660
Abstract Hasso Von Winning (1914-2001) was an archaeologist and anthropologist who was a widely-published scholar of Pre-Columbian and West Mexican culture and the Consultant in Mesoamerican Archaeology with the Southwest Museum from 1960-1990s. This collection contains Hasso Von Winning’s business papers, correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings from 1949-1998.
Dates: 1949-1998