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Bureau of Indian Affairs and Navajo Tribal Documents
MS.750  
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Acquisition
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access

  • Contributing Institution: Library and Archives at the Autry
    Title: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Navajo Tribal Documents
    Creator: United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
    Creator: Emmons, Glenn Leonidas
    Creator: Lewis, Orme
    Creator: Navajo Tribal Council.. Advisory Committee
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.750
    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.
    Language of Material: English .

    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 Museum of the American West, 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.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West 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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit https://theautry.org/research-collections/library-and-archives  and fill out the Researcher Application Form.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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