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Box 3


Contains 26 Results:

Boundary Fieldwork - Memos, reports, notes, 1952

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Memorandum to expert witnesses; Letter to Norman M. Littell (parties to the letters: VanValkenburg, Hammon, Farmer, Sleight, Vogt, Father Bernard Haile); Memo to Littell from Vogt on "Definition of the Navajo" from the St. Michaels Conference; Conference on future work; Research Plans; Vogt May 1952 Report on the Territorial Boundaries of the Navajo; Boundary Line of Former Navajo Lands; Navajo Tradition Geography Studies, Part One - by Frederick Sleight, Oct 1951 and Part Two, Dec. 1951....
Dates: 1952

Hearings - Notes, Correspondence, 1950-1951

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence from Littell to Farmer, Perry, Gorman.
Dates: 1950-1951

Navajo Hopi Boundaries - Notes, circa 1935

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Sources: Castaneda, Mathews, Whipple, Opler, Spier, Bandelier, etc. Tracing locations of Apache bands, Supai, Yavapai, Utes, Paiute, etc.
Dates: circa 1935

Petitions, Memos, Notes, 1951

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Hopi Tribe petition; memo of US treaty with Navajo chiefs from Connelley's history; draft of Navajo Petition dated Oct, 1949; description of photos at the SW Museum
Dates: 1951

Report on the Territory of the Navaho Indians, Malcolm Farmer - Preliminary, 1951

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents October 1951. 120 pp. World Aeronautical Maps I (sections A - D) and n (sections A - D)
Dates: 1951

Van Valkenburgh - "Some Historical Aspects of the Navajo Land Problem", 1941

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents 90 pp., marked "original in the files of R. Young, Navajo Services, Window Rock, Arizona. Footnotes include references to "letter books", Fort Defiance, l880 – l883.
Dates: 1941

Van Valkenburgh - Summer work plan, comments/reports, Navajo boundaries, population, historical sources, 1952

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Includes copy of Littell, Volume II; copy of Littell memorandum on Vogt Report on Farmer's study, marked "confidential"; insert of paper from 1950 (?) on Navajo Population Growth, 1400­1950 and estimating 80,000 Navaho by 1970; 8 pp and 2 graphs.
Dates: 1952

Farmer with Parents and Brother, 1935

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Copies of the 95+ letters Malcolm wrote to his father (Ollef Farmer), his mother (Nellie Farmer), and his brother (Albert Farmer). Letters concern his experiences during the eight months he worked as an ethnobotanist for the Soil Conservation Service on the Navajo Indian Reservation.
Dates: 1935

Knox Patterson (attorney), 1950-1951

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Series: Malcolm Farmer spent a lot of time among the Navaho, including as a student at the University of Arizona; Desert Laboratory, Southwest Museum, l935; Soil Conservation Service, Arizona-New Mexico, l935 on the Social and Economic Survey of the Navajo; Navajo Service, Arizona-New Mexico l938; Navajo Tribal Council – Arizona, New Mexico l950-52, as researcher and expert witness for the lands case Navajo Nation v. United State of America. He spoke of Navaho as his "second language." His letter of...
Dates: 1950-1951

Frederick Sleight (later director of Palm Springs Museum), 1950-1953

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Includes map, some photos. "Preliminary Sketch Map - Navajo Traditional Geography" by Frederick W. Sleight, and letter describing map - "The Hopi can put a hole in a good section of the Navajo claim as I see it"; " A definition of Navajo Sacred Places."
Dates: 1950-1953

Assorted, 1950-1953

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Includes 1952 letter from Sam Ahkeah, Navajo Tribe President introducing Farmer as "working for the good of the Navajo people," in "seeking to establish the original Navajo boundaries."
Dates: 1950-1953

Stephen Jett, 1964-1978

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents "Pueblo Indian Migrations . ." AA, Vol 29, No 3 of Jan 1964. Follow up letter between Farmer and Jett in 1982 on war dogs in the mural at Canyon del Muerto. Farmer ceased his Navajo work around 1966.
Dates: 1964-1978

Navajo Nation Archaeology Department, 2001

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Gobernador polychrome pottery study
Dates: 2001

Agriculture - "Navajo Agricultural Origins", 1952

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 20-22
Scope and Contents Manuscripts and notes. "A comparative study of the agricultural practices of the Navaho Indians and of the surrounding groups to determine the origins of the Navaho agricultural complex." Typed, approx. 45 pp.; Expanded manuscript, no bibliog.., 29 pp. and handwritten draft stating: "material in this thesis is from three major sources: (1) field work among the Navaho in l935, l938, l950-51 and l952. (2) general anthropological observations in arid America (3) library resources.
Dates: 1952

Ceramics - Apachean ceramics, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents Includes notes on the purchase of a cooking vessel in l930 from FH Krankhite
Dates: undated