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- Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
- Alfonso Ortiz Papers
- Manuscripts Division
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- 1926-1993 (mostly 1960-1989)
- 86 boxes and 82.5 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-86
Consists of personal, professional, and academic papers of the Pueblo anthropologist Alfonso Ortiz (1939-1997), including correspondence, working files, and materials related to the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA).
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection contains personal, professional, and academic papers of Alfonso Ortiz, a Pueblo Indian and anthropologist. The papers include his correspondence and working files, and materials related to the Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA).
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
- Collection Creator Biography:
Alfonso Ortiz was born in San Juan Pueblo in New Mexico. Fluent in Tewa, Ortiz studied sociology at the University of New Mexico and anthropology at the University of Chicago, earning his Ph.D. in 1967. Ortiz's anthropological work was concerned primarily with the history and culture of the American Indians of the southwest.
Gift of Juliana, Elena, and Nico Ortiz in 1997. Accessed in 2003 (AM2004-20).
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information:
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory. The collection inventory was created by Paul Koepp in 2003.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Alfonso Ortiz Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Permanent URL:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184