University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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    Unpublished manuscript includes sections on the Oatman family, the Camp Grant Massacre, and contains typewritten materials from the Arizona Pioneers Society including a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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Early Arizona History

    Typescript concerning activities of Apache Indians in Arizona, chiefly Apache leaders Cochise, Geronimo, and Mangas Colorado. Includes three photographs by C.S. Fly of Geronimo's surrender. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peop ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 14:11

  9. 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 - 2014-09-24 08:33

  10. Diario, de las ultimas peregrinaciones del Padre Fr. Francisco Garcés, hasta la provincia del Moqui, y noticias de varias nuevas naciones exparcidas hasta el Rio Colorado en California

    Eighteenth century manuscript copy of Padre Francisco Garcés' 11-month travel diary. Leaving San Xavier Mission in the autumn of 1775, he traveled with the second Anza Expedition until reaching the Yuma area. From there, he traveled with two Yuma Ind ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 15:37

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