Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982

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Selected Bibliography

Ahlborn, Richard E. Early Saddles of Western North America. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980.

Angel, Myron, ed. History of Nevada, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Reprint of 1881 "Thompson and West." Berkeley, Calif.: Howell-North Books, 1958.

Blumenson, John G. Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms, 1600-1945. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1977.

Bragg, Allen C. Humboldt County 1905. Winnemucca: North Central Nevada Historical Society, 1976.

Brent, Ruth and Benyamin Schwarz, eds. Popular American Housing: A Reference Guide. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Brunvand, Jan H., ed. American Folklore: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing, 1996.

Carlson, Helen. Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1974.

Carter, Thomas R., and Bernard L. Herman, eds. Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture III. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1989.

Cordasco, Francesco. The Italians: Social Backgrounds of an American Group. Clifton, N.J.: A. M. Kelley, 1974.

Dary, David. Cowboy Culture. New York: Alfred A. Knopf., 1981. Reprint, New York: Avon Books, 1982.

Deetz, James. In Small Things Forgotten: The Archaeology of Early American Life. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1977.


Elliott, Russell B. History of Nevada. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1973.

Elliott, Russell B., and Helen J. Poulton. Writings on Nevada: A Selected Bibliography. Carson City: University of Nevada Press, 1963.

Erickson, John R. The Modern Cowboy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1981.

Fife, Austin E. "Stone Houses of Northern Utah." Utah Historical Quarterly 40 (1972): 6-23.

Fife, Austin E. and James M. Fife. "Hay Derricks of the Great Basin and Upper Snake River Valley." Western Folklore VII, 3 (July): 224 ff.

Fleischhauer, Carl. The Ninety-Six: A Cattle Ranch in Northern Nevada. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, American Folklife Center, 1985. Videodisc and accompanying booklet.

G., J. E. [John E. Grotsch]. Biography of Frederick William Stock 1837-1898 [and] Wilhelmina Christina Stock 1845-1910. n.p. n.d. [ca. 1955] Unpublished paper in the Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Grant, Bruce. Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding. Cambridge, Maryland: Cornell Maritime Press, 1972.

Green, Thomas A., ed. Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC/CLIO, 1997.

Groth, Paul, ed. Vision, Culture and Landscape. Berkeley: University of California Department of Landscape Architecture, 1990.

Hopkins, Sara Winnemucca. Life Among the Paiutes: Their Wrongs and Claims. Bishop, Calif.: Chalfant Press, 1969.

J. M. Capriola Co. "History and Tradition of J. M. Capriola Co. [Elko, Nevada.]" The Capriola Cowboy I, 1: 1, 1982.

Jeppson, Patrice. "The Paradise Valley, Nevada, Chinese Community: A Look at the Artifacts." 1978. Manuscript at the Lowie Museum, University of California, Berkeley.


Jones, Adell (Casey). "An April Visit to Paradise Valley." Nevada Highways and Parks 16:2 (1956), 3-13.

Lyman, Stanford M. The Asian in the West. Reno and Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, 1970.

Maddex, Diane, ed. Built in the U.S.A.: American Buildings from Airports to Zoos. Washington: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1985.

Mann, Range. "Ranching in Paradise." Pacific Stockman VIII, 10 (October 1942): 8-10.

Marshall, Howard Wight. "Antone Ramasco, A Builder: Ethnicity and Opportunity in Paradise Valley, Nevada." Conference on Vernacular Architecture West of the Rockies, Reno, Nevada, September 1989.

--. "Chinks, Dallies, Sougans, and Grass Beef: A Cow Camp Lexicon." Kansas Quarterly 13 (Spring 1981): 57-71.

--. "A Good Gridiron: The Vernacular Design of a Western Cow Town." In Wells, Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture II, 1982, 81-88.

--. "The Paradise Valley Folklife Project: An Experimental Study." Manuscript, September 1979, at the Library of Congress, American Folklife Center.

--. Paradise Valley, Nevada: The People and Buildings of an American Place. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1995.

--. "Vernacular Architecture." In Brunvand, American Folklore: An Encyclopedia, 1996.

--. "Vernacular Housing and American Culture." In Brent and Schwarz, Popular American Housing: A Reference Guide, 1995.

Marshall, Howard Wight, and Richard E. Ahlborn. Buckaroos in Paradise: Cowboy Life in Northern Nevada. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1981. Originally published as Buckaroos in Paradise: Cowboy Life in Northern Nevada Publications of the American Folklife Center No. 6, 1980, Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. [Publication for an exhibition at the National Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. October 1, 1980- March 31, 1981]


Moore, Charles W., Kathryn Smith, and Peter Becker, eds. Home Sweet Home: American Domestic Vernacular Architecture. New York: Rizzoli, 1983.

Mora, Jo. Trail Dust and Saddle Leather. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946.

--. Californios. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1949.

Muceus, Annebet Eshleman. 1980 96 Cattle Drive. Unpublished paper in the Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

--. 1981: Last 96 Cattle Drive. Unpublished paper in the Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Noble, Allen G., ed. To Build in a New Land: Ethnic Landscapes in North America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Oliver, Paul, ed. Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). Note: Contains several articles by Howard W. Marshall based on his Paradise Valley research.

Olson, Debbie Stewart. "An Early Pioneer in Paradise Valley." Official Nevada Day Magazine (Carson City, 1965), 24-28.

Purser, Margaret Sermons. "Community and Material Culture in Nineteenth Century Paradise Valley, Nevada." Ph.D.diss., University of California, Berkeley, 1987.

Rice, Lee M. and Glenn R. Vernam. They Saddled the West. Cambridge, Maryland: Cornell Maritime Press, 1975.

Richards, Michelle M. Italian Immigrants in America. Manuscript. Winnemucca, Nevada, Albert Lowry High School,1978. Manuscript in the collections of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Rojas, Arnold J. The Vaquero. Charlotte, Santa Barbara, Calif.: McNally and Loftin, 1964.

Savage, William W. Cowboy Life: Reconstructing an American Myth. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1975.


Shepperson, Wilbur S. Restless Strangers: Nevada's Immigrants and Their Interpreters. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1970.

State of Nevada, Department of Agriculture. Official Livestock Brand Book, 1976. Reno: State of Nevada, 1976.

Stipe, Robert E., ed. New Directions in Rural Preservation. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1980.

[Topping, Brett]. "The Great Dally Debate." Folklife Center News VI, 2 (April-June 1983): 16.

University of Nevada, Reno Economic Impact of BLM Grazing Allotment Reductions on Humboldt County. Division of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Report M.S. 126 (February), 1980

Upton, Dell, ed. America's Architectural Roots: Ethnic Groups that Built America. Washington, D.C.: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1986.

Upton, Dell, and John Michael Vlach, eds. Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1986.

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Wheat, Margaret M. Survival Arts of the Primitive Paiutes. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1967.

Works Progress Administration, Nevada Writers Project. Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State. Portland, Oregon: Binfords, 1940.