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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Documents highlight the discovery of Silver at Arizonac in 1736 in the jurisdiction of Don Juan Bautista de Anza, the Chief Justice for His Majesty in the Province of Sonora, the career of his son, also named Don Juan Bautista de Anza (1736-1788), who was ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:19

  2. Original Drawings of Hazel McFeely Fontana

    Hazel McFeely Fontana (1931-2009) was an Arizona artist. She was talented in multiple art media: rendering detailed pencil drawings of missions, re-creating lush landscapes out of vibrant opaque watercolors, infusing ink-and-paper sketches with Asian ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:54

  3. Correspondence of Merrill Pingree Freeman

    Holograph and typescript letters, to and from Freeman, concerning personal matters, Apache Kid and various reminiscences of Apache attacks, camels in Arizona, and various incidents of law and order in frontier life, some of which were utilized by him in ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:58

  4. Papers of L.S.M. Curtin

    The papers of L.S.M Curtin document her professional and personal activities as an ethnobotanist in the southwest region. The collection contains material relating to the ethnobotanical fieldwork she pursued in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico as well as ...

    castanoe - 2020-12-11 13:12

  5. Blazer Family Papers

    Dr. Joseph Hoy Blazer was a New Mexican pioneer, dentist, merchant, and sawmill owner on the Tularosa River, within what became the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation. Blazers's daughter, Emma, married Dr. John Howard Thompson, who was a physician ...

    castanoe - 2021-01-11 11:42

  6. Reuben Augustine Wilbur

    Includes appointments, correspondence, financial records and reports relating to his activities as United States Special Indian Agent and Physician for the Papago (now known as Tohono O'Odham) Indians; and personal andfamily papers including ...

    castanoe - 2021-05-28 10:35

  7. Willis A. Tingey Papers

    The collection contains mainly documents related to land management, area development and irrigation on the Navajo and Hopi Indian reservations of Arizona and New Mexico. Reservations in Arizona and New Mexico. The documents were created by Willis A. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 09:46

  8. George H. Marshall Papers

    George H. Marshall was a teacher at the Havasupai Indian School in Arizona in 1903. This collection contains his diaries for 1899, 1903, and 1906; articles by Marshall; list of pupils, 1903; photographs of scenery and Havasupai; and other materials ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 10:18

  9. Carlos Montezuma Papers

    This collection includes correspondence; manuscripts of lectures, articles, and reminiscences relating to his career and relationships with the federal government, reservations, and the Carlisle Indian School; and miscellaneous medical materials. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:21

  10. Manuscripts of John L. Riggs

    John L. Riggs was a local historian and author working in Mohave County, AZ. The collection includes holograph articles concerning Mohave County, its history, the Walapai Indians, turquoise mines, the Silver Hill Massacre, and the killing of the Luke ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:51

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