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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Don Alonzo Sanford Papers

    This collection contains materials relating to Don Alonzo Sanford, a prominent resident of Territorial Arizona who was a Patagonia cattle/ sheep rancher and Tucson politician, as well as a successful Washington, D.C. businessman. This collection is ...

    castanoe - 2015-08-06 09:33

  2. Trudy Griffin-Pierce and Keith Pierce Papers

    This collection consists primarily of the papers of Trudy Griffin-Pierce relating to her professional career as an anthropologist as well as her journals spanning 40 years. The bulk of the material consists of her writings, academic material including ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:44

  3. Trudy Griffin-Pierce and Keith Pierce Papers, 1938-2009

    This collection is comprised of the papers of anthropologist Trudy Griffin-Pierce and solar astronomer Keith Pierce. The bulk of the material relates to Trudy Griffin-Pierce’s career as an anthropologist at the University of Arizona as well as her ...

    castanoe - 2015-08-10 08:37

  4. Henry F. Dobyns Papers

    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 Items includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, research ...

    trentp - 2015-05-19 08:13

  5. Letter from Sergeant James E. Derwent to Charles Fellows, Regarding the Death of Cochise, 1874 June 10

    James E. Derwent, Sargeant in Company D, 5th United States Cavalry, was on the Chiracahua reservation when Cochise died. Charles Fellows was a personal friend of the sergeant. Holograph letter, accompanied by original envelope.  Included materials: ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-05 09:14

  6. Papers Relating to a Proposed Trailer-Home Development in the Area of Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation, Arizona

    Correspondence, petitions, maps, photographs, and clippings concerning land owner's protest to the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission. Also material relating to the Historic Zone amendment to the Pima County Ordinance of 1952, and Fontana& ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-25 09:24

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

    Typescript of tape recording; recounts events of his family life and association with Native Americans, government officials, anthropologists, missionaries, and other traders. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-25 09:40

  8. Ben J. McKinney Oral Interview / 1963 February 9

    Ben J. McKinney, born in 1883, was a Pioneer cattleman who owned and operated the Ventana Ranch on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation from 1919 to the early 1930's. Interview covers events, personalities, pioneer life and family enterprises. ...

    castanoe - 2016-07-28 08:50

  9. Pedro de Arriquibar Letters

    Two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. Contains brief description and inventory of his church; and mentions Native Americans, civilians ...

    castanoe - 2016-08-01 08:55

  10. Guadalupe, Arizona, Townsite Papers

    This collection contains the earliest information about the founding (c. 1910) of a Yaqui Indian settlement southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, now a Yaqui-Mexican town. Included in this collection is a holograph and typescript (photocopy) of names ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 12:10

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