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Finding Aid for the Jack D. Forbes Papers, 1960-1963
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  • 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 The collection consists of published and unpublished manuscripts concerning the history of the Apache, Navajo, and Yuma Indians.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.

    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.