University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Papers of the Oury Family

    The Oury family was an Arizona pioneer family, prominent in territorial political and military affairs. William S. Oury served as first Mayor of Tucson, 1864, and sheriff of Pima County, 1873-1877; he was a participant in the Camp Grant Massacre in which ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:10

  4. Reports of a Land Management Survey, Navajo Indian Reservation

    The collection consists of 54 bound folders containing reports and statistics of a land management survey on the Navajo Indian Reservation, relating to the agronomy, soil and water conservation problems existing on the reservation during the 1930s. Also i ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:21

  5. Papers of Berard Haile

    Berard Haile was a Franciscan missionary, linguist, and anthropologist. Worked extensively with the Navajo at Lukachukai and St. Michaels Missions in Arizona and wrote several works on Navajo ceremonials, language and grammar. Collection includes correspo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:23

  6. 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

  7. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Juan Bautista de Anza, 1963-1740,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 - 2014-03-10 14:31

  8. Correspondence of Merrill Pingree Freeman

    Merrill Freeman was born in Ohio in February 1907. He was a resident of Nevada for 18 years and moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1880. In 1884 he was appointed postmaster for the city of Tucson, but resigned this position in 1887 to accept the position as a ca ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:32

  9. 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

  10. 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 - 2014-03-10 14:36

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