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Frank Waters Book of the Hopi Manuscript

Identifier: MS-581
Abstract Contains materials dated from 1961-1963, including drawings and source material, contents page, introduction of the book and typed carbon of 525 pages of the manuscript. Contains two pages of the Hopi alphabet and a list of the Hopi Indian spokesmen for the book.
Dates: 1961-1963

Frances E. Watkins Papers

Identifier: MS-8
Abstract Frances Emma Watkins, born December 27, 1899 and died circa 1987, was an anthropologist specializing in the American Southwest, publishing mostly in the 1930s and 1940s. Watkins was an employee of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian from 1930 to the mid-1950s. This collection, spanning from 1855-1968, includes the manuscripts, personal papers, research notes and publications by Frances E. Watkins, as well as manuscripts, research materials, and publications that she collected. There...
Dates: 1855-1968; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1959

The Mary Watson Letters

Identifier: MS-514
Abstract Mary Watson was a school teacher in Alaskan Territory in the early 20th Century. This collection includes 13 letters written by Mary Watson to Cora Lyman from different towns in Alaska. The letters describe Watson's journey to and life in Alaskan Territory from 1909 to 1912. Descriptions include weather, astronomical and seasonal comparisons; observations of native Alaskan customs and culture; attitudes and behavior of gold rush seekers; detailed descriptions of her activities as a teacher; and...
Dates: 1909 - 1912

Weatherwax Gasoline Motor and Auto Accessory Company Papers

Identifier: MS-1348
Scope and Contents The Weatherwax Gasoline Motor and Auto Accessory Company Papers contains correspondence, stock certificates, and legal documents related to financing and patenting the creation of an improved gasoline motor. A.L. Harris, the Company's secretary and treasurer, is author of the bulk of the correspondence. The Papers also contains Harris' obituary and an article on a meteorite fall near Holbrook, Arizona.
Dates: 1912 - 1922

Theo Westenberger Archives

Identifier: MSA-25
Abstract The Theo Westenberger Archives contains the life work of commercial and editorial photographer Theo Westenberger. Westenberger lived and worked out of New York and Los Angeles from 1976-2008. Her work includes architectural and landscape photography, celebrity portraiture, film studio work, travel, design, and personal creative projects. It is a complete body of her work and record of the last days of the dominance of analog photography.
Dates: 1938-2008; Majority of material found within 1971 - 2008

Western Film and Television Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSA-54
Scope and Contents The Western Film and Television Oral History collection is a product of the Oral History Film and Television Western Program, a project of the Autry Museum of the American West in conjunction with Gene Autry Entertainment. The purpose of the program is to conduct and record interviews of individuals who were integral to the creation of the film and television Western genre. The interviewees were largely active during a "Golden Age" of Western films and television shows from the 1950s to late...
Dates: 2014 - 2016

Western Television Programs Script Collection

Identifier: MSA-35
Abstract Western television programming features stories of the American West, usually occurring during the historical period of westward expansion, from 1865-1900, and typically set in the western United States or northern Mexico. Popular series in this genre include Bonanza, Gunsmoke, and Rawhide. This collection of 996 Western television program scripts ranges from 1950-1982 and includes final...
Dates: 1950-1982

Westlake Park, Los Angeles History Correspondence

Identifier: MS-506
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and memoirs from 1942-1950 between Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Mary J. Workman, and Dora B. Weatherwax regarding the origin of Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park) in Los Angeles, California and the involvement of John Henry Bryant in the 1880s.
Dates: 1942-1950

What's It Like to be an American Indian?

Identifier: MS-755
Abstract This is a typed manuscript entitled "What's It Like to be an American Indian?" written by Broken-Wing Bird, also known as Mrs. Leta Myers Smart, a member of the Omaha tribe of Nebraska.
Dates: circa 1964

William A. White Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-786
Abstract This is a scrapbook compiled by William A. White of Los Angeles, California, consisting of newspaper clippings and a couple of photographs from 1895-1900 regarding excavations and archaeological studies in Southern California.
Dates: 1895-1900

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