University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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 - 2014-10-07 08:46

  2. Guadalupe, Arizona, Townsite Papers

    This collection contains the earliest information about the founding (c. 1910) of a Yaqui Indian settlement southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, now a Yaqui-Mexican town. Included in this collection is a holograph and typescript (photocopy) of names o ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:02

  3. Letterbook of Rueben Augustine Wilbur

    Rueben Augustine Wilbur was a U.S. Indian Agent for the Papago Reservation in Arizona Territory in the 1870s. The collection contains chiefly letters, from Oct. 2, 1871 to Dec. 8, 1874, addressed to his superiors in the Bureau of Indian Affairs concerning ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-21 08:39

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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