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Finding Aid to the Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook MS.562
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  • Processing history
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  • Related Archival Materials
  • Scope and Contents
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred citation
  • Use
  • Access

  • Title: Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.562
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1894-1902
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, drawings, and maps from 1894-1902 regarding charges that polygamous Mormons forced Hopi Indians from land and water that they had used for years.
    creator: Tanner, George S
    creator: United States. Office of Indian Affairs.

    Processing history

    Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Final processing and finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 5, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Copies

    Related Archival Materials

    MSS SC 805, Mormon difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi country, Arizona, 1895-1903, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, drawings, and maps from 1894-1902 regarding charges that polygamous Mormons forced Hopi Indians from land and water that they had used for years. Materials consist of 18 letters, 15 legal documents, 2 drawings and maps in a scrapbook. Names on a list of Mormons at Tuba include Ashton Nebeker, J.L. Foutz, Bishop L.D. Brinkerhoff, J.H. Lee Jr. and Sr., Henry Despain, Wm. Hunt Sr. and Jr., Fred Tanner (post master), S.B. Tanner, Earnest Lee, J.A. Allen, Steve Heward, John Tanner, Joe Tanner.

    Acquisition

    Donation from Richard Van Valkenburgh, 1942 June.

    Preferred citation

    Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook, 1894-1902, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.562.

    Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Allen, J. A.
    Brinkerhoff, L. D., Bishop
    Despain, Henry
    Foutz, J. L.
    Heward, Steve
    Hunt, William, Jr.
    Hunt, William, Sr.
    Lee, Earnest
    Lee, J. H., Jr.
    Lee, J. H., Sr.
    Nebeker, Ashton
    Tanner, Fred
    Tanner, Joe
    Tanner, John
    Tanner, S. B.
    Van Valkenburgh, Richard
    Correspondence
    Drawings
    Fort Defiance (Ariz.)
    Hopi Indians
    Indians of North America -- Arizona
    Indians, Treatment of
    Legal documents
    Maps
    Mormon Church -- Arizona
    Mormons -- Arizona
    Scrapbooks
    Tuba City (Ariz.)
    Water rights -- Arizona