University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Papers of Earle Robert Forrest

    Earle Robert Forrest was a cowboy, photographer, and writer. He raveled extensively in the Southwest during the early 1900s, photographing and gathering research materials for his writings. This collection is organized into two subgroups: Papers and Photo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:28

  2. Correspondence of John Baptiste Salpointe

    Jean Baptiste Salpointe was born at St. Maurice, Puy de Dome, France on February 21, 1825. After studying theology at Clermont Seminary, he was ordained as a priest. He held several posts in Europe before arriving in the United States as a missionary for ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:29

  3. Records Relating to Camera, Spade and Pen

    In the early 1970s, the husband and wife team of Marc and Marnie Gaede conceived an idea for a book that would approach the subject of Southwestern archaeology in a fresh, new way. Combining their degrees in anthropology with Marc's talent as a photo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:30

  4. Collection of Mescalero Apache Records

    Mr. Mehren, a historian, submitted his Master of Arts thesis on the Mescalero Apache to the Department of History at the University of Arizona in 1969. The papers in this collection include two subgroups: Records of the Mescalero Apache Reservation and Re ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:31

  5. Mexican Government Documents Regarding the Borderlands Campaign Against the Apache Indians

    The collection documents relations between the Mexico and the United States during the mid to late 1800's.  Of particular importance is the impact of Apache movements through Sonora and Arizona.  Documents includes adminstrative, diplomatic and milit ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:39

  6. Papers of Fay Jackson Smith

    Fay Jackson Smith co-authored the book Father Kino in Arizona (Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966) with John Kessell and Frances J. Fox. She also wrote Captain of the Phantom Presidio: A History of the Presidio of Fronteras, Sonora, New Spain, 1686-1735, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:34

  7. Papers of the Roman Hubbell Family

      Roman Hubbell (1891-1957) was the second son of John Lorenzo Hubbell (1853-1930), noted pioneer Indian trader and founder of the J. L. Hubbell Trading Post at Ganado in Arizona Territory, 1876. The area surrounding the trading post eventually became par ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:05

  8. Papers of William Bedford Griffen

      William B. Griffen was born January 30, 1928 in Los Angeles, California. He remained in southern California throughout his childhood and earned a BA in Political Science and Economics from Whittier College in 1951. Two years later, Griffen began graduat ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:04

  9. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    The Yanaconas were a hereditary class of Indian servants in South America. Early in the history of Spanish conquest, the King granted to his favorites an "encomienda," or rights to use a piece of land, recruit Indian labor, and collect taxes, as ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 12:39

  10. Papers of L.S.M. Curtin

    L. S. M. Curtin was an avid naturalist, ethnobotanist, and a published author. Her ethnobotanical research was primarily concerned with the use of herbs and plants being used as diet staples and medicine among southwestern ethnic and indigenous groups. Sh ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:19

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