This file contains a letter from Arthur Woodward to Southwest Museum director Frederick Webb Hodge and copies of typed manuscripts
collected by Woodward regarding the "Lost Woman" of San Nicolas Island. The manuscripts include a transcript of interviews
with George Nidever and Charles Brown circa 1882, Nidever's account as recorded by E. F. Murray in 1878, and an undated manuscript
by E. M. Sheridan.
Juana Maria (died October 18, 1853), better known to history as the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island (her Indian name is unknown),
was a Native American woman who was the last surviving member of her tribe, the Nicoleño. She lived alone on San Nicolas Island
from 1835 until her discovery in 1853.
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