Finding Aid to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Navajo Tribal Documents MS.750

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 November 26


Title: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Navajo Tribal Documents
Identifier/Call Number: MS.750
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date (inclusive): 1950-1954
Abstract: This is a collection of documents produced by the Bureau of Indian Affairs between January and March 1954. Documents include Survey Report on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, January 6, 1954; Proposed Navajo Grazing Regulations, March 29, 1954; and A Proposed Constitution for the Navajo Tribe, September 15, 1950.
creator: Emmons, Glenn Leonidas, 1895-1980
creator: Lewis, Orme, 1903-
creator: Navajo Tribal Council.. Advisory Committee.
creator: United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of documents produced by the Bureau of Indian Affairs between January and March 1954. Documents include Survey Report on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, January 6, 1954; Proposed Navajo Grazing Regulations, March 29, 1954; and A Proposed Constitution for the Navajo Tribe, September 15, 1950. The Survey Report on the Bureau of Indian Affairs includes official correspondence from Commissioner Glenn L. Emmons, Assistant Secretary Orme Lewis, and the Survey Team for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The Proposed Navajo Grazing Regulations were prepared by the Sub-Committee for revision of the Navajo Special Grazing Regulations and from the Navajo Tribal Advisory Committee during meetings held in March, 1954 at Window Rock, Arizona.

Preferred citation

Bureau of Indian Affairs and Navajo Tribal Documents, 1950-1954, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.750.

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 November 26, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donated by Donald J. Leiffer, 1958.

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

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Constitutions
Indian reservations -- Southwest, New
Navajo Indians -- Government relations
Navajo Indians -- Tribal government
Proposed Constitution for the Navajo Tribe, September 15, 1950 Proposed Navajo Grazing Regulations, March 29, 1954
Sheep industry
Survey Report on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, January 6, 1954