University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Who Were the Big Bend Basket-Makers?

    Typescript about the archaeology of early native peoples in the southwest region of Texas and across the border into Coahuila, Mexico. Martin describes a culture, also referred to as Toboso, that he has named the Big Bend Basket-Makers, because of similar ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-19 15:46

  2. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    Taylor F. Ealy was a Missionary, doctor, and teacher. The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. Ealy operated the U.S. Freedmen's School for black children at Fort Arbuckle, Oklahoma, from 187 ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 08:41

  3. Father Bonaventure Oblasser, O.F.M. Collection

    Emil Oblasser studied for the Franciscan priesthood (taking the name of Bonaventure) at Mission Santa Barbara from 1901 until 1908. His missionary work in Arizona resulted in the construction of over a dozen schools and churches on what would become known ...

    trentp - 2015-06-23 13:02

  4. 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 - 2015-07-16 08:46

  5. 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 - 2015-07-16 08:52

  6. Papers of Paul Howard Ezell

      Paul Howard Ezell obtained  his PhD. in archaeology from the University of Arizona in 1956. His dissertation was The Hispanic Acculturation of the Gila River Pimas. Ezell was accepted into the Immigration Border Patrol at El Paso, Texas. In 1943, he ent ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-16 09:01

  7. 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 - 2015-07-20 08:46

  8. 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 - 2015-07-21 09:46

  9. 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 - 2015-07-24 09:15

  10. 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 - 2015-07-29 14:38