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Collection Relating to James McCarthy

Photograph of Joe McCarthy, undated

Published as A Papago Traveler: The Memories of James McCarthy, by James McCarthy, Sun Tracks and University of Arizona Press, 1985.

Correspondence, notes, typescript of interview, and typescript of McCarthy's autobiography chiefly relating McCarthy's experiences as a Tohono O'Odham on the reservation, at Indian schools, service in World War I, and later life. Correspondence, between Westover and others, mostly concerns publication of the book.