University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Russell's La Paz County: a Historical Anthology in Four Volumes

    La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, Ariz. This collection contains a typescript compilation, 4 vols., of newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County, Ariz.; chiefly published in the Arizona Sentinel from 1850-1911. Vol. 4 cont ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:41

  7. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    Bound manuscript volume contains two different works on northern New Spain.  Also contains a complete copy of the diary kept by the Franciscans Silvestre Vélez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Domínguez. It recounts their expedition into Colorado, Utah ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:14

  8. United States Army, Military Division of the Missouri

    Photocopies of 118 documents, chiefly official correspondence and printed orders related to Captain Nicholas Nolan, 10th Cavalry, from 1878 to 1880. Letters from the winter of 1879 concern the escort and protection of reservation Indians on a hunting expe ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:20

  9. Cartas y Informes

    Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de Anz ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:29

  10. The Rainbow Bridge

    A 19-page typescript that relates the Navajo prayer for rain and the legend about Rainbow Bridge, as told to Hoffman Birney by Ast'hon Sosi (the Slim Woman) at Kayenta. Includes original photographs of Rainbow Bridge, Navajo sandpaintings, the Anasaz ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 11:28

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