University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Hazel Warren Papers

      Hazel (Woolsey) Warren worked at a bank in Tecumseh. Later, she worked for a local newspaper qualifying as a linotype operator. After her marriage to Keith Warren , the couple managed the Kayenta Trading Post in Kayenta, Arizona, until 1935. They then m ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:24

  7. 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 - 2014-06-11 09:57

  8. 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 - 2014-07-14 13:51

  9. 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 - 2014-07-14 13:54

  10. Journal of John Gregory Bourke

    John gregory Bourke, 1846-1896, was a U.S. Army soldier, author, and ethnologist. The collection contains a holograph journal, with sketches; kept by Bourke while a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, 3rd cavalry. Bourke describes visits to the Bannock Indians, ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-30 16:51

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