University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Records of the San Xavier Indian Reservation Water Users' Association

    The San Xavier Indian Reservation Water Users' Association was concerned with development of irrigation on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Pima County, Arizona. Collection includes minutes of meetings, 1940-1945; time sheets for Indian laborers, M ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 09:44

  2. Report

    Typescript translation of report on existing conditions in the missions of Sonora administered by the Fathers of the Propagation of the Faith College of the Holy Cross in Queretaro, Mexico. Describes each mission and village including number and lifestyle ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 10:05

  3. Mrs. A. S. Addis Photograph Collection

    Sarah Short’s father, Thomas Short, owned a photography studio in Kansas. She married one of his photography assistants, Alfred Shea Addis, about 1855. Alfred opened a photography studio in Kansas; then went to Chihuahua, Mexico during the Civil War. They ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 12:56

  4. Letter from Sergeant James E. Derwent to Charles Fellows, Regarding the Death of Cochise, 1874 June 10

    James E. Derwent , Sargeant in Company D, 5th United States Cavalry, was on the Chiracahua reservation when Cochise died. Charles Fellows was a personal friend of the sergeant. Holograph letter, accompanied by original envelope.  Included materials: Manus ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 13:40

  5. Willis P. Haynes Photograph Collection

    Photographer and businessman, Willis P. Haynes worked as a Tucson photographer beginning in 1886. During the 1890s, he practiced photography while also working for the census bureau, the Nogales customs office, and the U. S. District Court in Prescott. He ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 13:11

  6. Pedro de Arriquibar Letters

    Two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. Contains brief description and inventory of his church; and mentions Native Americans, civilians ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-08 11:11

  7. George H. Marshall Papers

    George H. Marshall was a teacher at the Havasupai Indian School in Arizona in1903. This collection contains his diaries for 1899, 1903, and 1906; articles by Marshall; list of Indian pupils, 1903; photographs of scenery and Havasupai; and other materials ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 14:38

  8. Derrotero de los Padres Fray Francisco Atanacio Domínguez, and Fr. Silvestre Vélez, de Escalante, en sus exploraciónes, desde las missiones de Zuñy del Nuevo Mexico, hasta las ymmediaciones de Monte Rey de California

    Vélez de Escalante, better known as Escalante, was a Spanish Franciscan missionary sent to New Mexico in 1774; he was the recorder of this 1776 expedition. Domínguez, a Mexican Franciscan priest, was his ecclesiastical superior and leader of the expeditio ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:13

  9. Letters to Jean Dwight Franklin

    Typescript (original) letters concerning investigation and resignation of Tuba City (Ariz.) Indian agent and school superintendent William T. Sullivan. Includes letter signed by John Bassett Moore, then counselor for the United States State Dept; and lett ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 13:53

  10. Diary and Scrapbook of Mission San Xavier del Bac

    Holograph and typescript (photocopy) of Father Bonaventure's private diary and scrapbook describing early 1900's at the mission. Includes photographs of Tohono O'Odham Indians' life, housing, ceremonies. Early entries list baptisms. In ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:34