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Charlotte Johnson Frisbie Collection of Navajo Music and Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: MU-10
Abstract This is a copy of the field recordings made by Charlotte S. Johnson on the Navajo Reservation in 1963-1965. There are large segments of Navajo dialogue with English translations. The collection contains a wide range of songs and oral histories that provide an in depth view of Navajo religion, society and history.
Dates: 1963-1965

Chinle Public School Educational Posters

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Identifier: MSS-963-OV
Abstract Educational posters of Diné (Navajo) cultural and religious emergence stories, migration and settlement history.
Dates: 2013

Compensation for Navajo Uranium Miners collection

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Identifier: MSS-936-BC
Abstract This small collection consists of records related to compensation for Navajo uranium miners who contracted cancer and silicosis due to radiation exposure.
Dates: 1989-2004

Donald Lee Parman Papers

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Identifier: MSS-804-BC
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and research materials used by Donald L. Parman for his book The Navajos and the New Deal. The collection offers a grounded perspective about Navajo life during the New Deal era along with in-depth discussions about how tribal council leaders and the United States federal government worked within respectful yet contentious relationships in terms of reservation life, education and health issues, and land rights.
Dates: 1883-1994; Majority of material found within 1933-1944

Eda Gordon papers

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Identifier: MSS-764-BC
Abstract This collection contains materials generated from Eda Gordon's work on behalf of Native American peoples on issues relating to energy development and exploitation on native lands, the Navajo-Hopi land dispute, and tribal sovereignty.
Dates: 1974-2002; Majority of material found within 1974-1983

Effie Paige Eddy Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-003
Abstract The collection contains a manuscript and photographs of Effie Paige Eddy's trip to Pueblo, Hopi, and Navajo communities in Arizona and New Mexico.
Dates: 1925-1960; Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

George P. Hammond Collection

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Identifier: MSS-55-BC
Abstract This collection contains three volumes of a detailed manuscript written by George Peter Hammond entitled "Navajo-Hopi Relations," which addresses the history of these two tribes between 1540 and 1956. The subtext speaks to the role of the U.S. government and military, missionaries, and other tribes in those relations.
Dates: 1933-1956

Governor Andrew W. Hockenhull Papers,

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Identifier: 1959-103
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Hockenhull. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, public lands, natural resource conservation, and mining, as well as materials relating to the Rio Grande Compact Commission, the Canadian River Commission, the Gallup Coal Strike of 1933, and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within the collection are many special reports from various New Deal programs in...
Dates: 1933-1934

Governor Arthur Seligman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-102
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Seligman. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, public lands, natural resource conservation, and mining, with significant materials on the Gallup Coal Strike of 1933 and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within the collection is Seligman's pardon of former U.S. Senator A.B. Fall; many special reports from early New Deal programs in New Mexico; letters to...
Dates: 1931-1933

Governor Clyde K. Tingley Papers,

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Identifier: 1959-104
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Tingley. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor and natural resource conservation, as well as materials relating to New Mexico land grants, extension of the Navajo Reservation, and the celebration of the 400th anniversary of Coronado's arrival in New Mexico. Also within the collection are many special reports from various New Deal programs in New Mexico, and...
Dates: 1935-1938

Governor James F. Hinkle Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-099
Scope and Content Collection consists of official papers of Governor Hinkle. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as natural resource conservation, extension of the Navajo reservation, and Indian land rights. Most of the conservation materials relate to reclamation projects involving the Canadian, Rio Grande, Pecos, Colorado, and La Plata rivers. Also within the collection is correspondence with New Mexico's congressional delegation,...
Dates: 1917-1924 (bulk 1923-1924)

Governor John E. Miles Papers,

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Identifier: 1959-105
Scope and Content Collection consists of official and personal papers of Governor Miles. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, natural resource conservation, enforcement of the Hatch Act, establishment of the Four Corners Monument, establishment of a Mormon Battalion Monument, and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within this collection are reports and other materials concerning the Pecos River Commission, Rio Grande Compact...
Dates: 1939-1942

Herbert J. Hagerman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1960-021
Scope and Content Collection consists of a broad range of materials from Hagerman's tenure as an Indian Commissioner. Includes congressional hearings and bills, speeches, reports, government publications, minutes of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, and annual reports of the Secretary of the Interior, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, the Board of Indian Commissioners, and the Board of Directors of the Indian Rights Association. Most of the materials concern the Pueblo and Navajo Indians and issues such as...
Dates: 1924-1932

John Redhouse Papers

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Identifier: MSS-780-BC
Abstract This collection documents John Redhouse's activities and involvement with projects and issues relating to Native sovereignty and environmental justice. Included are proposals, reports, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and publications.
Dates: 1972-2020

Luci Tapahonso Papers

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Identifier: MSS-580-BC
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of working papers, drafts, and typescripts of poems written by Luci Tapahonso. There are several manuscripts of poetry collections, including A Breeze Swept Through and One More Shiprock Night. Tapahonso's essays, short stories, and plays are also included in the collection, as well as a small component of class materials, correspondence, interviews, and event programs. Luci Tapahonso writes...
Dates: 1976- ongoing

Mary C. Wheelwright Autobiography and Related Materials

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Identifier: MSS-773-SC
Abstract The core of this small collection is a photocopy of the first draft of Mary Cabot Wheelwright's unpublished autobiography, "Journey Towards Understanding."
Dates: 1979-1992

National Indian Youth Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-703-BC
Abstract This collection contains the records of the National Indian Youth Council. The records relate to administrative and organizational issues and activities such as voting rights protection, American Indian religious freedom issues, political participation projects, treaty rights protection, public education, international work, and job training/placement.
Dates: 1935-2000 (bulk 1961-1993)

Navajo Uranium Miners Oral History and Photography Project

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Identifier: MSS -622-BC
Scope and Content This oral history project consists of 26 individual interviews with former uranium miners or family members of the Navajo Tribe on 26 different cassette tapes. This collection also contains 14 DVDs containing 3 interviews, scenery shots from the mines and the area where the miners lived, as well as some miscellaneous, untranscribed interviews.The interviews were conducted in either Navajo or English by Mr. Benally. Most interviews, or excerpts from them, were transcribed in both...
Dates: 1996-1998

Navajo Uranium Miners Oral History and Photography Project Photographs

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Identifier: PICT-000-622
Abstract The collection contains photographs which depict former Navajo uranium miners from the Four Corners area and members of their families.
Dates: 1996

Robert W. Young Pictorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-000-672
Abstract The bulk of the collection is made up of material related to the Navajo Indians. It documents Navajo people, reservations, and various projects and programs related to education, health, industrial and resource development, and construction.
Dates: 1898-1970

Roger A. Finzel American Indian Movement Papers

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Identifier: MSS-711-BC
Abstract This collection documents activities of the American Indian Movement (AIM), including the takeover of Wounded Knee, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota by AIM. Also documented are the circumstances underlying the takeover, the aftermath, and individual court cases associated with Wounded Knee and the American Indian Movement. Materials relevant to Native American issues such as sovereignty, land, water, resources, health and education are also included in the collection.
Dates: 1965-1995 (bulk 1973-1979)

Ronald J. Kurtz Cañoncito Navajo research papers

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Identifier: MSS-758-BC
Abstract The collection consists of Ronald Kurtz' field journal and field notes, as well as census data, court records, school records, drafts of unpublished papers, and historical research gathered for his dissertation, "Role Change and Cultural Change: The Cañoncito Navajo Case."
Dates: 1945-1963; Majority of material found in 1957

William Egbert Schenck Southwest and Indian Country Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-2020-006
Abstract The collection consists of photographs from William Egbert Schenck’s 1921 road trip through Indian country and the Southwest.
Dates: 1921

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