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Finding Aid to the Tom Pavatea Collection MS.881
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Description
Tom Pavatea was a Hopi Indian who was a trader on the Hopi reservation beginning in the late 1890s and running through the 1940s. This collection includes official correspondence and papers of Tom Pavatea from 1933 to 1947.
Background
Tom Pavatea was a Hopi Indian who was a trader on the Hopi reservation. He started his store in the late 1890s and passed away circa 1947. The store lasted until 1965, under the management of Byron Hunter. In that year, the store burned down and was not rebuilt.
Extent
0.1 linear feet (4 folders)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.