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Box 4


Contains 30 Results:

Ceramics - Navajo pottery papers, 1938-1990

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Rough and Smooth Pottery" n.d. approx 20 typed pp.; 4. "Examples of Early Navajo Pottery" , 2. "A Rocky Mountain Ceramic Tradition" nd, approx 20 typed pp.
Dates: 1938-1990

Ceramics - "San Diego Museum Papers No.4 - Archaeological Pottery Types of The Human Area" Malcolm J. Rogers", 1938

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Not clear if this is Rogers' journal or written by Malcolm Farmer. Tucked into this journal is a 7 December 1948 letter from Robert Heizer to Malcolm Farmer asking for "California materials" under his curatorship at the San Diego Museum of Man for Carbon 14 analysis.
Dates: 1938

Ceramics - Tusayan black on red, 1936

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Probably based on notes from Hawley Ellis. This is an example only (one of the better ones) of pen and ink drawings by Malcolm Farmer that often accompanied his notes.
Dates: 1936

Clippings, Articles, 1933-1951

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Navaho and Ute land claims, Navaho Tribal Council, San Juan River, John Collier's attack on Meyers, grazing fight; "Low, the Poor Indian" by Owen P. White; "Why the Navajo Is Great!" and "An Indian Tells How It Is To Be "A White Man."
Dates: 1933-1951

Color Red

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents File on Navajo star ceiling, Pueblo influence, use of red ochre more world-wide through time from Olduvai to Paleolithic Europe, etc. Short typed paper., 15 pp.
Dates: 1935-2001

Defensive systems in the Southwest, 1956, 1978

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 13-14
Scope and Contents Papers by Farmer. "Towers and Defensive Features of Archaeological Horizons of the Greater Southwest;" ""A Suggested Typology of Defensive Systems of the Southwest;"" ""Possible Defensive System Traditions in the Southwest;"" ""Towers of the Pueblo Refugee Navajo Area of Northwestern New Mexico"" (1978)
Dates: 1956, 1978

Katcinas (Navajo), undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents not attributed but assume it was written and illustrated by Malcolm Farmer.
Dates: undated

Kokopelli - Papers, undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents "The Identify of Kokopelli" M-21, typed , 20 pp; "Kokopelli and the Dart Thrower" typed17 pp.
Dates: undated

Kokopeill - "Coincidence", 1982

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Short typed paper, 9 pp on the humpback image comparing the flute and shape to the cicada as cures for lightning shock, arrow wounds and associated with fecundity, hunting and rain making. Describes distribution – Olmec to Poverty Point, Miss., New Guinea, Chou China, the various "nesia" – argues diffusion through Bering Strait.
Dates: 1982

Language (Navajo), 1938

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Papers by John Collier and Gerhardt Laves; lexicon cards, and language area maps.
Dates: 1938

Language (Navajo) - Words, notes, undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 23
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: undated