University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Letterbook of Rueben Augustine Wilbur

    Rueben Augustine Wilbur was a U.S. Indian Agent for the Papago Reservation in Arizona Territory in the 1870s. The collection contains chiefly letters, from Oct. 2, 1871 to Dec. 8, 1874, addressed to his superiors in the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-28 10:38

  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 - 2013-03-28 11:27

  6. 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 - 2013-04-08 10:36

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Diario, de las ultimas peregrinaciones del Padre Fr. Francisco Garcés, hasta la provincia del Moqui, y noticias de varias nuevas naciones exparcidas hasta el Rio Colorado en Califonia

    Eighteenth century manuscript copy of Padre Francisco Garcés' 11-month travel diary. Leaving San Xavier Mission in the autumn of 1775, he traveled with the second Anza Expedition until reaching the Yuma area. From there, he traveled with two Yuma Ind ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:10

  10. 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

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