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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Correspondence of John Baptiste Salpointe

    Photocopies of translations in English of letters in the Roman Catholic Diocese Archives of Tucson. The bulk of the letters contain progress reports from Salpointe to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-03 10:53

  4. The Apache Indians

    Frank C. Lockwood was an author and lecturer at the University of Arizona English Department from 1916 to 1941. The collection contains carbon typescripts of Lockwood’s book The Apache Indians, which includes the author's holograph corrections. ...

    castanoe - 2021-12-09 15:04

  5. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    Official handwritten copy, dated the 6th of January, 1754, of a petition by the procurador general of the town council of Mizque to the Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the Yanaconas Indians. ...

    castanoe - 2021-12-16 16:18

  6. Charles Sheldon Papers

    This collection consists chiefly of two journals and photographic materials documenting Charles Sheldon's desert bighorn sheep collecting expeditions from 1912 to 1916. The second journal also documents his studies of the Seri Indians and Tiburon ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-15 14:56

  7. Bob Bartlett Collection

    Collection is predominantly written descriptions and visual images of Bartlett's travels. Also includes, two transcripts, magazine articles, and photographs. ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-28 10:39

  8. Papers of William Bedford Griffen

    Collection includes handwritten field notebooks and revised notes of observations of the Seri Indians of Mexico. Most of the notebooks focus on family organization and social customs of the Seri. Rites associated with events such as birth, puberty, ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-28 11:15

  9. The Rainbow Bridge

    A 19-page typescript that relates the Navajo prayer for rain and the legend about Rainbow Bridge, as told to Hoffman Birney by Ast'hon Sosi (the Slim Woman) at Kayenta. Includes original photographs of Rainbow Bridge, Navajo sandpaintings, the ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-01 13:18

  10. Records of the San Xavier Indian Reservation Water Users' Association

    The San Xavier Indian Reservation Water Users' Association was concerned with development of irrigation on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Pima County, AZ. The collection includes minutes of meetings, 1940-1945; time sheets for Indian laborers, ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-10 14:43

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