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Charles Rozaire Collection on Tule Springs, Nevada (MS-00100)

Abstract

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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Date
1950 to 2005
Extent
0.83 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
0.84 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
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Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

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.

Biographical / Historical Note

Charles Rozaire was born in Culver City, California on November 24, 1927. Rozaire spent time volunteering at the nearby Southwest Museum in Los Angeles, California, before entering college. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in anthropology in 1949, his Master’s degree in 1952, and his doctoral degree in 1957 all from the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked on many archeological sites across the United States and Mexico, including California and Nevada. He participated in the 1953, 1954, and 1962 archeological projects at Tule Springs, Nevada, which is an important Ice Age archaeological site in the Las Vegas, Nevada Valley. Rozaire was employed by the Southwest Museum and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles in California. He also worked at the Nevada State Museum as museum curator overseeing collections and developing exhibits.

Rozaire passed away in 2016.

Source:

Glassow, Michael A. "Charles Eugene Rozaire (1927–2016)," California Archaeology, 8:2, 327-331. https://doi.org/10.1080/1947461X.2016.1240849

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Related Collections

The following resource may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Rozaire, Charles. Interview, 2013 November 26. OH-01607. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Charles Rozaire Collection on Tule Springs, Nevada, 1950-2005. MS-00100. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries,. University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00100
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2013 by Charles Rozaire; accession number 2014-015.

Processing Note

The collection was minimally processed by Tom Sommer in 2014 at the time of accessioning. In 2019, Digital Collections created the item level description and Sarah Jones wrote the front matter.

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