University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Juan Bautista de Anza, 1663-1740,was born in Basque country before leaving for New Spain when he was nineteen years old. There, he worked in silver mines, joined the cavalry and established livestock ranches. When silver was discovered in 1736 under his j ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-17 09:15

  2. Papers Relating to His History of Arizona

    Typescript (v.5-6, carbons) in eight notebooks. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1914 to 1918 Number: AZ 248 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 13:32

  3. Reminiscences of Joseph Kirby Corson

    Typescript portion of reminiscent diary written about 1910, concerning his U.S. Army service in Prescott and Yuma, Arizona; accompanied by letters from Lt. John McEwen Hyde, concerning the Chemehuevi Indians on the Colorado River Indian Reservation in 188 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 14:00

  4. 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 Peop ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 14:11

  5. Carlos Montezuma Papers

      Carlos Montezuma, whose Indian name was Wassaja, was a Yavapai Indian from central Arizona. He was captured by Pima Indians and sold to a photographer. He was educated in Arizona and New York City. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1884 an ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-24 08:33

  6. 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 California

    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 - 2014-09-30 15:37

  7. Mexican Government Documents Regarding the Borderlands Campaign Against the Apache Indians

    The collection documents relations between the Mexico and the United States during the mid to late 1800's.  Of particular importance is the impact of Apache movements through Sonora and Arizona.  Documents includes administrative, diplomatic and mili ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 15:40

  8. Annita Delano Photographic Collection

    Annita Delano enrolled in the art program at the Los Angeles Normal School before she began her career as Professor of Art at the University in 1920. She also received training in art and art history from Columbia University, University of California at B ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 08:46

  9. Guadalupe, Arizona, Townsite Papers

    This collection contains the earliest information about the founding (c. 1910) of a Yaqui Indian settlement southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, now a Yaqui-Mexican town. Included in this collection is a holograph and typescript (photocopy) of names o ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:02

  10. 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 - 2014-10-21 08:39

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