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Inventory of the Richard O. Clemmer Papers. D-293
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Description
This collection includes pamphlets, correspondence, newspapers, and organizational material relating to Anthropology Professor Richard O. Clemmer's activities with the Friends of the Hopi and the Committee of Concern for Traditional Indian Land and Life. The primary focus of the collection is the Black Mesa power grid and the efforts by the Hopi and other interested parties to decommission it. Newspaper and magazine articles relating to Indian Country are included in the collection. The collection mainly focuses on Clemmer's work with the Hopi between the years 1971-1979 but also includes information on the California North Coast tribes of the Hupa, Yurok, and Pit River and their land claim issues. Topics include the Black Mesa power grid, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Native American traditional land claims.
Background
Dr. Richard O. Clemmer is a Professor of Anthropology and a Graduate faculty member of Religious Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. He has taught Anthropology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels since 1967. Dr. Clemmer received his PH.D in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1972. He has previously taught at: the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, California State University, Northridge, State University of New York, Binghamton, University of California, Santa Barbara, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and the College of New Rochelle, New York.
Extent
1.0 linear foot.
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.