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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. The Story of Patchy

    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John Slaughter, a Cochise County cattleman and former ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:54

  2. Tenodor Ten Eyck Papers

    Consists mostly of diaries and biographical material relating to Tenodor Ten Eyck, from 1860-1890. The nine diaries cover different stages in his adult life; most have typed transcriptions. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 15:13

  3. Blazer Family Papers

    Dr. Joseph Hoy Blazer was a New Mexican pioneer, dentist, merchant, and sawmill owner on the Tularosa River, within what became the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation. Blazers's daughter, Emma, married Dr. John Howard Thompson, who was a physician ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 16:25

  4. 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 - 2020-08-06 16:16

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

    Colonel William Henry Corbusier served as a surgeon for the U.S. Army in Arizona Territories from 1872 to 1875 and from 1884 to1888. This collection contains a typescript of biographical accounts and reminiscences about events at military posts. These ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:41

  6. The Navajos and the Indian Bureau

    John Henry Holst was the Supervisor of Indian Education for the U.S. Department of the Interior from 1928 to 1943. The collection contains an original typescript with holograph corrections, written in 1950, concerning chiefly concerning education on the ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:43

  7. Letter Book of J. H. Stout

    Holograph, carbon letter book covering the period December 1, 1871 to March 21, 1875. Letters are from Stout chiefly to his superiors and benefactors back east and describe the needs and conditions of the people and the reservation school. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:49

  8. Papers of Berard Haile

    Correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished works, notes, drawings, notebooks, sermons, prayers, and historical accounts relate to Haile's study of Navajo ceremonials and the Navajo language. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 10:37

  9. 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. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:20

  10. Burr Wilson Porter Papers

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

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 09:57

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