Finding Aid for the Jack D. Forbes Papers, 1960-1963

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Jack D. Forbes Papers, 1960-1963

Collection number: 825

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
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Alight Tsai
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Caroline Cubé
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Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, March 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jack D. Forbes Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1960-1963
Collection number: 825
Creator: Forbes, Jack D.
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Jack D. Forbes (1934- ) wrote many books, including Apache, Navaho, and Spaniard (1960), The Indian in America's Past (1964), and Warriors of the Colorado: the Yumas of the Quechan Nation and Their Neighbors (1965). The collection consists of published and unpublished manuscripts concerning the history of the Apache, Navajo, and Yuma Indians.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jack Forbes, 1963.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jack D. Forbes Papers (Collection 825). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1218117 

Biography

Jack D. Forbes was born January 7, 1934 in Long Beach, California; AA, Glendale College, 1953; BA (1955), MA (1956), Ph.D (1959), Univ. of Southern Calif.; lecturer (1956-59), University of Southern California; instructor, Citrus College (1959-60); associate professor of history, San Fernando Valley State College (1960-64); associate professor of history and director of Center for Western North American Studies, University of Nevada, Reno (1964-67); research program director, Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, Berkeley, California (1967-69); professor of Native American studies, University oc California Davis from 1969; wrote many books, including Apache, Navaho, and Spaniard (1960), The Indian in America's Past (1964), and Warriors of the Colorado: the Yumas of the Quechan Nation and Their Neighbors (1965).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of published and unpublished manuscripts concerning the history of the Apache, Navajo, and Yuma Indians. Includes a typescript with holograph corrections and a draft of Forbes's book titled, Apache, Navaho and Spaniard : a History of the Southern Athapaskans and Their Relations With the Spanish Empire, 1540-1698. Also contains a typescript with holograph corrections of A history of the Yuma Indians and Yuma-Land to 1821, later published as Warriors of the Colorado: the Yumas of the Quechan Nation and Their Neighbors (1965).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Forbes, Jack D.--Archives.
Historians--West (U.S.)--Archival resources.
Apache Indians--History--Research.
Navajo Indians--History--Research.
Yuma Indians--History--Research.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

Box 1

Apache, Navaho and Spaniard: A history of the Southern Athapaskans and Their Relations With the Spanish Empire, 1540-1698. Published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections and printing instructions.
Box 1

---. ---. [the same] An earlier draft.

Physical Description: Partly typescript, partly holograph.
Box 2

A History of the Yuma Indians and Yuma-Land to 1821. Unpublished.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections.