University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Papers of Earle Robert Forrest

    Earle Robert Forrest was a cowboy, photographer, and writer. He raveled extensively in the Southwest during the early 1900s, photographing and gathering research materials for his writings. This collection is organized into two subgroups: Papers and Photo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:28

  5. Correspondence of John Baptiste Salpointe

    Jean Baptiste Salpointe was born at St. Maurice, Puy de Dome, France on February 21, 1825. After studying theology at Clermont Seminary, he was ordained as a priest. He held several posts in Europe before arriving in the United States as a missionary for ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:29

  6. Papers of the Roman Hubbell Family

      Roman Hubbell (1891-1957) was the second son of John Lorenzo Hubbell (1853-1930), noted pioneer Indian trader and founder of the J. L. Hubbell Trading Post at Ganado in Arizona Territory, 1876. The area surrounding the trading post eventually became par ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:05

  7. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    The Yanaconas were a hereditary class of Indian servants in South America. Early in the history of Spanish conquest, the King granted to his favorites an "encomienda," or rights to use a piece of land, recruit Indian labor, and collect taxes, as ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 12:39

  8. Journal of John Gregory Bourke

    John gregory Bourke, 1846-1896, was a U.S. Army soldier, author, and ethnologist. The collection contains a holograph journal, with sketches; kept by Bourke while a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, 3rd cavalry. Bourke describes visits to the Bannock Indians, ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-30 16:51

  9. Papers of the Oury Family

    The Oury family was an Arizona pioneer family, prominent in territorial political and military affairs. William S. Oury served as first Mayor of Tucson, 1864, and sheriff of Pima County, 1873-1877; he was a participant in the Camp Grant Massacre in which ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 09:22

  10. Reports of a Land Management Survey, Navajo Indian Reservation

    The collection consists of 54 bound folders containing reports and statistics of a land management survey on the Navajo Indian Reservation, relating to the agronomy, soil and water conservation problems existing on the reservation during the 1930s. Also i ...

    castanoe - 2014-08-01 13:08

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