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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Papers of John J. Wingar

    John J. Wingar, (1833-1907), was a Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. Wingar moved to Prescott in 1877, and later lived in Florence, Pinal, Globe, and Tempe. He was active in establishing a school at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:08

  2. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association Records

    This collection is comprised of the papers of the Southwest Parks and Monuments Association (SPMA) and the Hubbell Trading Post which is operated by SPMA. Items include business files and SPMA publications. The bulk of the materials include financial ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 11:15

  3. The Story of Patchy

    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John Slaughter, a Cochise County cattleman and former ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:54

  4. Tenodor Ten Eyck Papers

    Consists mostly of diaries and biographical material relating to Tenodor Ten Eyck, from 1860-1890. The nine diaries cover different stages in his adult life; most have typed transcriptions. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 15:13

  5. Record of William Henry Corbusier, Colonel, U.S. Army Retired

    Colonel William Henry Corbusier served as a surgeon for the U.S. Army in Arizona Territories from 1872 to 1875 and from 1884 to1888. This collection contains a typescript of biographical accounts and reminiscences about events at military posts. These ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:41

  6. The Navajos and the Indian Bureau

    John Henry Holst was the Supervisor of Indian Education for the U.S. Department of the Interior from 1928 to 1943. The collection contains an original typescript with holograph corrections, written in 1950, concerning chiefly concerning education on the ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:43

  7. Letter Book of J. H. Stout

    Holograph, carbon letter book covering the period December 1, 1871 to March 21, 1875. Letters are from Stout chiefly to his superiors and benefactors back east and describe the needs and conditions of the people and the reservation school. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:49

  8. Reports of a Land Management Survey, Navajo Indian Reservation

    The collection consists of 54 bound folders containing reports and statistics of a land management survey on the Navajo Indian Reservation, relating to the agronomy, soil and water conservation problems existing on the reservation during the 1930s. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:20

  9. Military Posts Research Materials

    Correspondence, articles, typescripts, notes, maps, charts, slides, and other materials, written or collected by Schilling, relating to the history and development of various forts in Arizona and New Mexico. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 10:23

  10. Reminiscences of George W. Nock

    George W. Nock, (1843-1922), was a school superintendent at the Colorado River Indian Agency in Arizona Territory from 1887 to 1889. The collection includes a photocopy of autobiographical manuscript concerning Nock's experiences as teacher to the ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-27 16:16

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