University of Arizona

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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. George Lippitt Andrews Papers

    This collection consists of a 90-page manuscript diary for year of 1870, written by Colonel George Lippitt Andrews while superintendent of Indian Affairs for Arizona Territory at Fort Yuma. ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:59

  6. Karl Ruppert diary and photographs

    Archaeologist Karl Ruppert graduated from the University of Arizona and, from 1922-1924, assisted Byron Cummings with excavations, worked at the Arizona State Museum, taught archeology classes, and was on site with Neil Judd as principal assistant at ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2021-07-16 10:08

  7. Burr Wilson Porter Papers

    Burr Wilson Porter (1878-1943), was a pioneer businessman, sheep rancher, and trading post operator in Apache County, AZ. This collection includes financial ledgers and legal records relating to operation of a general merchandise store and trading station ...

    castanoe - 2021-08-04 11:20

  8. W.C. Holden Expedition Papers

    William Curry Holden received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas. In 1929, he joined the faculty of Texas Technological College to teach history and anthropology. He remained there for more than four decades, becoming chairman ...

    trentp - 2015-03-18 16:27

  9. Letters sent by the Office of Indian Affairs, Pima and Maricopa Agency

    The Office of Indian Affairs, now called the Bureau of Indian Affairs, was first established in 1824 as part of the War Department. In 1849 it was transferred to the Department of the Interior. The Pima Agency was established in Arizona in 1859, and ...

    mnboyer - 2021-09-03 11:53

  10. Abraham Chanin Oral History audiocassettes

    Abraham (Abe) Chanin was an author, historian, former publisher of the Arizona Jewish Post, sports editor at the Arizona Daily Star, and professor at the University of Arizona School of Journalism from 1976 to1988. From 1988 to 1994, Chanin was director ...

    mnboyer - 2021-11-02 09:51

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