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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Father Bonaventure Oblasser, O.F.M. Collection

    Emil Oblasser studied for the Franciscan priesthood (taking the name of Bonaventure) at Mission Santa Barbara from 1901 until 1908. His missionary work in Arizona resulted in the construction of over a dozen schools and churches on what would become known ...

    trentp - 2020-10-12 10:26

  2. Newspaper Clippings Concerning Native Americans

    The collection consists of 13 clippings concerning Native Americans in Arizona, published from 1902 to 1912, and attached to loose scrapbook pages. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-23 12:35

  3. Bibliography of the San Carlos Apache Indians

    The collection consists of a bibliography of materials concerning the San Carlos Apache Indians. The entries date from 1863-1953 and some have brief annotations. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-23 12:52

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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