University of Arizona

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Henry F. Dobyns Papers

Photograph of Henry F. Dobyns, circa 1960-1975

This collection is comprised of the papers of anthropologist Henry F. Dobyns. The bulk of the material relates to his professional career as an anthropologist and ethnohistorian. Items includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, research material and manuscripts related to the Gila River Indian Community water rights cases, the Cornell Peru Project and the Hualapai Tribal Nation, academic and professional material as well as photographic and audio visual material.

Access to Series II: Correspondence Box 23, Folders 19-28 are restricted until 2029.

All materials related to the Hualapai Tribal Nation are restricted including materials from Series III Writings boxes 39, 43, 51 and 61, Series VI Academic Files boxes 205 and 207, Series VIII Hualapai Tribal Nation Files boxes 221-223, Series IX Research files boxes 226-228, Series X: Index Cards Files boxes 243-255, 325, 366, 449, 451, 455, Series XI: Photographic Material boxes 464-465, 473, 477 and Series XII: Audio Material boxes 481-482. Please contact Special Collections at for information about access to these materials.