Indians of North America
Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:
This subseries contains photographs of Native Americans, possibly taken on visits made by Claire Wilhelm to their villages. Dated approximately 1920.
This collection contains materials used by James R. Clark in writing the six volumes of Messages of the First Presidency. The material covers the years 1824 -1984. It also contains several drafts of each of the volumes.
Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from three documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.
Handwritten account of Day's overland journey from the Missouri River to Oregon in 1849. Diary primarily focuses on travelling conditions: grass, water, and condition of horse and ox teams. A number of companions died from cholera and mountain fever. Day intended to travel to California, but "as I think its impossible to go to California with a team," headed to Oregon instead.
Contains three motion pictures that were used as information resources by the Dean of Students' Office. Includes a documentary on Mexican Indians entitled "The Tarahumara" done by James Dearden for the Multicultural Educational Department; a documentary entitled "Beauty Before Me: Navajo Weavers" done by Michael Van Wagenen and Shaun Jorgensen; and a drama entitled "A Different Drum" done by Wetzel Whitaker.
Department of Agricultural Economics correspondence and reports on San Juan Training Program, 1970-1972
Contains correspondence and reports from the San Juan Training Program that was associated with Agricultural Economics. The program was to teach Native Americans in the area about farming and farm management.
Two handwritten accounts written by an unidentified grandchild of Albert Smith. The first story concerns an acquaintance of the family who, while traveling east from California in 1852, rescued his wagon train's horses from the Indians. The second account concerns Albert Smith and Azariah Smith, their journey with the Mormon Battalion to California, their return to Utah, and their settlement of Manti, Utah.