University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Record of William Henry Corbusier, Colonel, U.S. Army Retired

    Typescript of biographical account and reminiscences about events at posts while serving as surgeon,1872-1875, and 1884-1888. Includes information about the health conditions of Native Americans and soldiers at the Verde River Indian Agency, San Carlos Ap ...

    castanoe - 2013-10-07 13:22

  2. Oral History Interview: St. Michael's, Ariz., with Bernard Fontana, April 1-2, 1960

    Typescript of tape recording; recounts events of his family life and association with Native Americans, government officials, anthropologists, missionaries, and other traders. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas ...

    castanoe - 2013-12-20 10:11

  3. Trudy Griffin-Pierce and Keith Pierce Papers

    Trudy Griffin-Pierce earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University in printmaking and fine arts. While she was a student there she wrote to the Navajo Tribal Chairman asking if she could join a traditional Navajo family as a daughter. S ...

    castanoe - 2014-01-29 12:05

  4. Papers of John Clum

    John P. Clum was the Indian agent at the San Carlos Indian Reservation, 1874-1877; later newspaper editor, postmaster, and mayor of Tombstone, Ariz., as well as postal inspector and lecturer in Alaska. His son, Woodworth Clum, was a newspaper editor of th ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 13:13

  5. John Philip Clum Collection

    John Philip Clum served as Apache agent on the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona Territory. He adeptly handled the Apache outbreaks from the reservation by asking the military to withdraw to a distance of five miles from the reservation. To limit c ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 13:12

  6. Blazer Family Papers

    Chiefly photocopies of correspondence, manuscripts, land claims, patents, machinery catalogs, and legal papers of Armer Newton Blazer; also photocopied correspondence and manuscripts of Paul Blazer, and photograph reprints. Included materials: Photographs ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:46

  7. 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 - 2014-03-09 14:36

  8. Anna Ransier Glass Plate Collection

    Anna Helen Nelson was born in 1885 in Sparta, Wisconsin. She was a missionary to the Hopi Indians in Arizona before she met Hubert E. Ransier through their mutual interest in photography. They were married in 1918 and the couple lived in New York where th ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:35

  9. 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

  10. 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

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