University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Papers of Leighton Finley

    Finley was a U.S. Army officer, Lieutenant, 10th cavalry, in Texas, 1880-1881, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1881-1884, and Arizona, 1885-1892.  Collection includes a diary, notebooks, biographical material, and photographs relating to Finley's Army serv ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 13:58

  2. Papers of Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates

    Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates was an Arizona rancher; operated the DA Ranch, 1910-1922, in Cornville, AZ, Yavapai County. Collection includes correspondence, notebooks, cattle records, and financial papers pertaining to the operation and maintenance of the D. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:03

  3. Edward Palmer Manuscripts

    Edward Palmer was an Acting Assistant Surgeon in the U. S. Army, and was later employed by the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture from 1865-1889. He was an amateur ethnologist, anthropologist, geologist and meteorologist. This collection contains original manuscr ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:30

  4. Original Drawings of Hazel McFeely Fontana

    60 original pen and ink drawings for Edward H. Spicer's Cycles of Conquest, published by the University of Arizona Press, 1962. Includes some drawings not used in the published work. Chiefly Southwest and Native American subjects including pottery, h ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:33

  5. Fred Harvey Hotels Collection

    Fred Harvey (1835-1901) began a partnership with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in 1878. In 1889, the Railway gave Harvey exclusive rights to manage and operate his eating houses, lunch stands, and hotel facilities upon the Santa Fe's rail ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:07

  6. Records of the Province of St. John the Baptist Franciscans

      In 1887, Franciscan friars established St. Michaels Mission in Apache County, Arizona. Its purpose was to bring Catholic doctrine and education to the Navajo Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico. St. Michaels Press was established in 1909, and still pr ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:24

  7. W. J. McGee Photograph Collection

      Born in Iowa in 1853, anthropologist, ethnologist, and geologist William J. McGee worked for the U.S. Geological Survey from 1881 until 1893 when the Bureau of American Ethnology was formed. He was in charge of the Bureau from 1893 to 1903. During that ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:57

  8. Records of the Compania Constructora Richardson, S.A.

    In 1904, the California-based Richardson Brothers Company and its subsidiary, Richardson Construction Company, established Compañia Constructora Richardson to handle its interests in Sonora, Mexico. W.E. Richardson, Davis Richardson, and H.A. Sibbet were ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:09

  9. Bob Bartlett Collection

    Bartlett was an Arctic explorer from Newfoundland; Morris was a store manager for Standard Brands, New York City. Predominantly written descriptions and visual images of Bartlett's travels. Correspondence is between Bartlett and his friend Morris, 19 ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:11

  10. Photographs of Laurence M. Huey

      Laurence M. Huey (d. 1963) was the Curator of Birds and Mammals for the San Diego Natural History Museum from 1922 to 1962. This collection of photographs was taken during that period of time. Chiefly black and white photographs taken from 1922-1962 on ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:21