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Chief Joseph Secakuku Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -624-SC
Scope and Content This small collection contains correspondence, 1922-1925, pertaining to the making of a commercial stereoscopic motion picture at the Grand Canyon, which included scenes from Hopi life. Most of the correspondence is between Stereoscopic Productions and Chief Joseph Secakuku. There are also a few letters written by other Hopi chiefs (1935), expressing their displeasure about the commercialization of sacred elements of Hopi culture. Additionally, the collection includes Chief Joe Secakukus...
Dates: 1922-1974 (bulk 1922-1937)

David Monongye Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 151-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of 11 letters from Monongye to Lem and Goldie Montaith in California. In the letters Monongye describes his recent activities and experiences. Includes descriptions of Hopi ceremonial dances (including the snake and butterfly dances), agriculture, and daily life.
Dates: 1952-1961

Wittick Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC 242
Scope and Content Collection consists of the papers and correspondence of Ben Wittick and the Wittick family, 1863-1935.
Dates: 1863-1994