University of Arizona

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are now welcome to visit Special Collections without an appointment from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Special Collections will close at 12 pm on Monday, December 5th for the event Satellites: bringing an astronomy archive to the stage.

Oral History Interview: St. Michael's, Ariz., with Bernard Fontana, April 1-2, 1960

The collection contains a typescript of a tape recording between Samual E. Day, a pioneer and trading post operator in the Navajo Indian Reservation, and Bernard (Bunny) L. Fontana, a prominent anthropologist who was involved in Tohono O’odham affairs.

The recording recounts events of Fontana’s recounts events of his family life and association with Native Americans, government officials, anthropologists, missionaries, and other traders.