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Navajo Indians

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

American Indian Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSS-314-BC
Abstract The American Indian Oral History collection contains recorded interviews with and about Native Americans. There were 904 recordings collected by the University of New Mexico between 1967-1972. The bulk of the interviews contain oral traditions and recollections from Navajos and Pueblos. Transcripts are available for most of the recordings.
Dates: 1967-1973

Andrew Smith, Inc.: Southwestern Views, Pueblos and People

Identifier: HP.1982.70-MNM.1982.072-MNM.PA.670

Clotilde & Francisca, the story of an Indian raid. Lou Sage Batchen, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-5-49 25
Scope and Contents Three part story on the defense of Las Placitas from Navajo Indian raids.
Dates: 1936-1940

Commerce and Industry Department: Museum Exhibits and Displays

Identifier: HP.1982.82-MNM.1982.085
Dates: 1940 - 1942

Elizabeth Willis DeHuff Pictorial Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-099
Abstract Photographs of Hispanic and Indian peoples, landscapes, and cultural life of New Mexico from the 1920s to approximately 1945.
Dates: 1899-1945

Herbert J. Hagerman Papers,

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

Lanham/McCoy: Large Format Ben Wittick Southwestern Views and People

Identifier: HP.1982.63-MNM.1982.062-MNM.GA.2722-Hp
Dates: November 28, 1897; August 21, 1897

Lanham/McCoy: Original G. Ben Wittick Photographs

Identifier: HP.1982.61-MNM.1982.060-MNM.PA.691
Dates: 1880 - 1902

Lee Marmon Pictorial Collection

Identifier: PICT-2000-017
Abstract This collection contains photographs taken by Lee Marmon throughout his life. These include images of elders and community members from Laguna and Acoma Pueblos, visual documentation of uranium mines and mills throughout New Mexico, photos of fashion and social life in 1960s and 1970s Palm Springs, CA, among other things.
Dates: 1936-2011

Love: Glass Negative, Ambrotype, Tintypes, and Other Photographs of New Mexico and Arizona

Identifier: HP.1982.67-MNM.1982.096-MNM.GA.2787-Hp
Dates: 1914; 1949 - 1965

Michael Steck Papers

Identifier: MSS-134-BC
Abstract The Steck Papers contain correspondence and business records relating to Steck's tenure as Indian Agent and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for New Mexico. Also contains records of his involvement with the New Mexico Mining Company and with railroad operations in Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1839-1933 (bulk 1852-1880)

Navajo Code Talkers Exhibit Collection

Identifier: MSS-1041-BC
Abstract Collection comprises materials from the Circle of Light Navajo Educational Project’s traveling exhibit entitled “Our Fathers, Our Grandfathers, Our Heroes; the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II”.
Dates: ca. 2001-2011

Navajo Indians. Sanford W. Hassell, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-24 2
Scope and Contents Discussion of the life style and customs of the Navajo Indians.
Dates: 1936-1940

Old man Saunderson. R.T.F. Simpson, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-1 2a
Scope and Contents Describes the problems two trader had when they buried an old prospector.
Dates: 1936-1940

Oral history interview with Richard Wetherill II

Identifier: MSS-817-BC
Abstract The collection consists of an audio interview with Richard Wetherill II, conducted by Richard Sandlin in December 1977. The interview gives insight into the Wetherill family, relationships with the Navajo, and life in the Southwest during the early-mid 20th century.
Dates: 1977 December 1-4

Sally Noe Fort Wingate History Collection

Identifier: MSS -1003-BC
Abstract Collection comprises a range of materials collected by Gallup, New Mexico educator and historian Sally Noe related to the history of Fort Wingate, New Mexico.
Dates: 1862-1997

Settlements of Indians not on reservations or land grants in New Mexico. Margaret Lane, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-9 13
Scope and Contents A short description of nomadic Navajo and Tortuga Indians.
Dates: 1936-1940

Smith, Inc.: New Mexico, Grand Canyon, Pah-Ute, and Navajo

Identifier: HP.1982.52-MNM.1982.052-MNM.PA.658

Terry Reynolds papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-2022-031

The Chief's pants. Ann Nolan Clark, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-5-52 3
Scope and Contents Radio play in which a Navajo chief acquires a pair of pants.
Dates: 1936-1940

The Navajo and the War. Sanford W. Hassell, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-24 1
Scope and Contents Narrative discussing the Navajo's ability as warriors, policeman and detectives. Also discusses the loyality of the Navajos in the U.S. Army.
Dates: 1936-1940

The Navajos. Lester Raines, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-5-50 26
Scope and Contents Story of a Navajo raid on a Spanish home.
Dates: 1936-1940

The Yai-bi-chi. Mrs. Eleanor DeLong, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-4-16 1
Scope and Contents Description of a Navajo ceremonial dance.
Dates: 1936-1940

Tonantzin Land Institute Records

Identifier: MSS-666-BC
Abstract This collection contains records of the Tonantzin Land Institute, an indigenous peoples advocacy organization founded in 1982. The records deal with a number of social and political issues relating to land, water, and community organizing, as well as administrative aspects of the Institute.
Dates: 1911-2000; Majority of material found within 1981-1997

Tribal remnants not on reservations. Margaret Lane, collector., 1936-1940

Identifier: 5-5-58 5
Scope and Contents Brief description of Navajo and Tortuga Indians who do not live on reservations. Includes bibliography. (May 19, 1936).
Dates: 1936-1940