University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Charles F. Lummis

    Charles Fletcher attended Harvard University and introduced himself to the West on foot during his famous 143 day walk from Cincinnati to Los Angeles. He began work there as editor of Harrison G. Otis' newspaper, The Los Angeles Times.  He explored, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:07

  2. Don Alonzo Sanford Papers

    Don Alonzo Sanford spent his early years working in various areas such as painting, carriage making, dentistry and law enforcement (as deputy sheriff) before deciding to move to the West to make his fortune. In about 1870 he joined his brother in driving ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:43

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Willis A. Tingey Papers

    Contains mainly documents created by Willis A. Tingey related to land management, area development and irrigation on the Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations, Arizona and New Mexico. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Am ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:29

  10. Rueben Augustine Wilbur

      Dr. Wilbur graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1863. He moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1865, established a medical practice and homesteaded ranch lands near Arivaca, Arizona. In 1868-1869, he was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to conduct a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:31

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