University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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 - 2014-08-01 13:08

  2. 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 - 2014-08-01 14:23

  3. A Pima Remembers

    George Webb was a cattleman and farmer in Arizona as well as an Associate Judge of the Tribal Court, 1942-1950. This collection includes the author's original typescript of sketches of Pima history and traditions. It also includes revisions with edit ...

    castanoe - 2014-08-07 14:53

  4. Correspondence of Merrill Pingree Freeman

    Merrill Freeman was born in Ohio in February 1844. 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 - 2014-09-11 08:24

  5. Reminiscences of George W. Nock

    George W. Nock, 1843-1922, was a school superintendent at the Colorado River Indian Agency in Arizona Territory in 1887-1889. The collection includes a photocopy of autobiographical manuscript concerning experiences as teacher to the Mojave, 1887-1889. Al ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 13:22

  6. History of the Apaches

    Unpublished manuscript includes sections on the Oatman family, the Camp Grant Massacre, and contains typewritten materials from the Arizona Pioneers Society including a list of people killed by Apaches, 1869-1870, an 1885 resolution to present the true Ap ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 13:30

  7. The Apache Indians

    Carbon typescript with author's holograph corrections. Chapter 15 is holograph manuscript; chapter 14 is missing. Accompanied by portraits and illustrations with holograph notes. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Literature Indigenous Peop ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-17 09:01

  8. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Juan Bautista de Anza, 1663-1740,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 - 2014-09-17 09:15

  9. Papers Relating to His History of Arizona

    Typescript (v.5-6, carbons) in eight notebooks. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1914 to 1918 Number: AZ 248 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 13:32

  10. Reminiscences of Joseph Kirby Corson

    Typescript portion of reminiscent diary written about 1910, concerning his U.S. Army service in Prescott and Yuma, Arizona; accompanied by letters from Lt. John McEwen Hyde, concerning the Chemehuevi Indians on the Colorado River Indian Reservation in 188 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 14:00

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