Finding Aid to the Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook MS.562

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 October 5


Title: Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook
Identifier/Call Number: MS.562
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date (inclusive): 1894-1902
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, drawings, and maps from 1894-1902 regarding charges that polygamous Mormons forced Hopi Indians from land and water that they had used for years.
creator: Tanner, George S
creator: United States. Office of Indian Affairs.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Final processing and finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 5, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Copies

Related Archival Materials

MSS SC 805, Mormon difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi country, Arizona, 1895-1903, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, drawings, and maps from 1894-1902 regarding charges that polygamous Mormons forced Hopi Indians from land and water that they had used for years. Materials consist of 18 letters, 15 legal documents, 2 drawings and maps in a scrapbook. Names on a list of Mormons at Tuba include Ashton Nebeker, J.L. Foutz, Bishop L.D. Brinkerhoff, J.H. Lee Jr. and Sr., Henry Despain, Wm. Hunt Sr. and Jr., Fred Tanner (post master), S.B. Tanner, Earnest Lee, J.A. Allen, Steve Heward, John Tanner, Joe Tanner.

Acquisition

Donation from Richard Van Valkenburgh, 1942 June.

Preferred citation

Mormon Difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi Country, Arizona Scrapbook, 1894-1902, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.562.

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

Allen, J. A.
Brinkerhoff, L. D., Bishop
Despain, Henry
Foutz, J. L.
Heward, Steve
Hunt, William, Jr.
Hunt, William, Sr.
Lee, Earnest
Lee, J. H., Jr.
Lee, J. H., Sr.
Nebeker, Ashton
Tanner, Fred
Tanner, Joe
Tanner, John
Tanner, S. B.
Van Valkenburgh, Richard
Correspondence
Drawings
Fort Defiance (Ariz.)
Hopi Indians
Indians of North America -- Arizona
Indians, Treatment of
Legal documents
Maps
Mormon Church -- Arizona
Mormons -- Arizona
Scrapbooks
Tuba City (Ariz.)
Water rights -- Arizona