University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Papers Relating to a Proposed Trailer-Home Development in the Area of Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation, Arizona

    Correspondence, petitions, maps, photographs, and clippings concerning land owner's protest to the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission. Also material relating to the Historic Zone amendment to the Pima County Ordinance of 1952, and Fontana ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-21 08:55

  2. Ben J. McKinney Oral Interview / 1963 February 9

    Ben J. McKinney, born in 1883, was a Pioneer cattleman who owned and operated the Ventana Ranch on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation from 1919 to the early 1930's. Interview covers events, personalities, pioneer life and family enterprises. ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-24 09:00

  3. Hopi Traditionalist Movement Papers

    This movement opposed policies of Hopi Tribal Council, Peabody Coal Company, Indian Claims Commission, and others which threatened traditional Hopi land and life. This collection consists of correspondence, transcripts of meetings, clippings, legal papers ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-24 09:33

  4. Records of the Hubbell Trading Post

      Located at Ganado, Arizona, on the Navajo Reservation; started by John Lorenzo Hubbell in 1876. It was later operated by family members; the last was his daughter-in-law Dorothy Smith Hubbell. She ran it as a museum until the National Park Service took ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-24 09:37

  5. Charles Sheldon Papers

      Hunter, naturalist, and conservationist Charles Sheldon (1867-1928) collected, photographed, and observed wildlife. From 1903 to 1908 he devoted his time to the study of wildlife in the northwestern part of the North American continent, hunting grizzly ...

    castanoe - 2014-11-04 08:23

  6. Bernard Fontana Papers

    Bernard (Bunny) Lee Fontana was a prominent anthropologist based out of the University of Arizona. He participated in many activities around Sonora and southern Arizona and was also a prolific author who preferred to be known as Bunny. Bunny Fontana  earn ...

    castanoe - 2014-12-05 11:49

  7. Burr Wilson Porter Papers

    Burr Wilson Porter, 1878-1943, was a pioneer businessman, sheep rancher, and trading post operator; Apache County, Arizona. This collection includes financial ledgers and legal records relating to operation of a general merchandise store and trading stati ...

    castanoe - 2015-02-18 13:23

  8. W.C. Holden Expedition Papers

    William Curry Holden received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas. In 1929, he joined the faculty of Texas Technological College to teach history and anthropology. He remained there for more than four decades, becoming chairman o ...

    trentp - 2015-03-18 16:27

  9. Arizona, Southwestern, and Borderlands Photograph Collection

    This collection contains photographs, from various sources, of Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico including places, people, events and activities, and dating from about 1875 to the present. Formats include postcards, stereographs, cabinet cards, cyanotypes, ...

    castanoe - 2015-05-07 15:39

  10. Henry F. Dobyns Papers

    This collection is comprised of the papers of anthropologist Henry F. Dobyns. The bulk of the material relates to his professional career as an anthropologist and ethnohistorian. Items includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, research ...

    trentp - 2015-05-19 08:13

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