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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Who Were the Big Bend Basket-Makers?

    Typescript about the archaeology of early native peoples in the southwest region of Texas and across the border into Coahuila, Mexico. Martin describes a culture, also referred to as Toboso, that he has named the Big Bend Basket-Makers, because of ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:42

  2. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:41

  3. Cartas y Informes

    Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 10:59

  4. The Rainbow Bridge

    A 19-page typescript that relates the Navajo prayer for rain and the legend about Rainbow Bridge, as told to Hoffman Birney by Ast'hon Sosi (the Slim Woman) at Kayenta. Includes original photographs of Rainbow Bridge, Navajo sandpaintings, the ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 12:12

  5. Papers of Earle Robert Forrest

    This collection is organized into two subgroups: Papers and Photographs. The Papers in the first subgroup include biographical information, correspondence, and drafts of 26 of his manuscripts, including Bloody Trails of the Old Southwest and Adventures in ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 14:56

  6. Papers of Paul Howard Ezell

    The bulk of the collection consists of the Pima Land Claim Case Files, 1683-1974. This includes correspondence with law firms and transcripts of the court hearings. Background information, in support of claims by the Pima-Maricopa, includes photocopies of ...

    castanoe - 2017-04-13 13:48

  7. Papers of William Neil Smith

    Includes biographical information, correspondence, writings, publications, field notebooks, field research data sheets, subject files, bibliography cards, photographs, negatives, color slides, motion picture film, and sound recordings, chiefly from 1944 ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-12 16:06

  8. Charles F. Lummis Papers

    The collection includes correspondence (1879-1928), biographical materials and memorabilia (1884-1973), photographs (1889-1928), and historical materials (1559-1932), including original and typescript historical documents mainly from Spain and California. ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-13 17:26

  9. Leland C. Wylan Papers

    This collection is comprised of Leland C. Wyman’s interests, both personal and professional. The bulk is made up of personal and professional correspondence, lecture note cards, and publications. His professional files reflect both his careers as a ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-28 10:38

  10. Papers of William Bedford Griffen

    Collection includes handwritten field notebooks and revised notes of observations of the Seri Indians of Mexico. Most of the notebooks focus on family organization and social customs of the Seri. Rites associated with events such as birth, puberty, ...

    castanoe - 2018-10-10 10:00

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