University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Arizona Commission of Affairs Records

    Established in 1953 by the Arizona Legislature, the Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs had as its original mission to study the condition of American Indian residing in the state. Comprised of 15 members, the Commission includes 7 Indian and 2 non ...

    trentp - 2016-03-10 16:28

  2. Early Arizona History

    Typescript concerning activities of Apache Indians in Arizona, chiefly Apache leaders Cochise, Geronimo, and Mangas Colorado. Includes three photographs by C.S. Fly of Geronimo's surrender. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous ...

    castanoe - 2016-03-11 10:18

  3. 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 - 2016-03-11 10:42

  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: ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-05 09:14

  5. Papers Relating to a Proposed Trailer-Home Development in the Area of Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation, Arizona

    Correspondence, petitions, maps, photographs, and clippings concerning land owner's protest to the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission. Also material relating to the Historic Zone amendment to the Pima County Ordinance of 1952, and Fontana& ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-25 09:24

  6. Oral History Interview: St. Michael's, Ariz., with Bernard Fontana, April 1-2, 1960

    Typescript of tape recording; recounts events of his family life and association with Native Americans, government officials, anthropologists, missionaries, and other traders. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-25 09:40

  7. Ben J. McKinney Oral Interview / 1963 February 9

    Ben J. McKinney, born in 1883, was a Pioneer cattleman who owned and operated the Ventana Ranch on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation from 1919 to the early 1930's. Interview covers events, personalities, pioneer life and family enterprises. ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-28 08:50

  8. 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 - 2016-08-01 08:55