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  1. Arizona Commission of Affairs Records

    Established in 1953 by the Arizona Legislature, the Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs had as its original mission to study the condition of American Indian residing in the state. Comprised of 15 members, the Commission includes 7 Indian and 2 non ...

    trentp - 2016-03-10 16:28

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Memoirs of James McCarthy

    Holograph memoirs of experiences as a Tohono O'Odham on the reservation, at Indian schools, service in World War I and later life. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:02

  9. Letters to Jean Dwight Franklin

    Typescript (original) letters concerning investigation and resignation of Tuba City (Ariz.) Indian agent and school superintendent William T. Sullivan. Includes letter signed by John Bassett Moore, then counselor for the United States State Dept; and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:09

  10. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    Bound manuscript volume contains two different works on northern New Spain.  Also contains a complete copy of the diary kept by the Franciscans Silvestre Vélez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Domínguez. It recounts their expedition into Colorado, Utah ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 09:30

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