Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU 1995-2010

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Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU 1995-2010

MSS-319


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Zah, Peterson
Title: Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU
Inclusive Dates: 1995-2010
Quantity: 6 Boxes (2.25 Linear Feet)
Abstract:The Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU contains meeting calendars and miscellaneous papers from December 1995 to August 2010.
Identification: MSS-319
Language: Material in English
Repository: Arizona State University Library. Labriola Center
Arizona State University Library
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006
Phone: (480) 965-4932
E-Mail: archives@asu.edu
Questions? Ask An Archivist!

Biographical Note

Peterson Zah was born December 2, 1937 in Low Mountain, Arizona to Henry and Mae (Multine) Zah. Zah attended Phoenix Indian School until 1960 then went to Arizona State University graduating in 1963 with a bachelor’s degree in education. He holds honorary doctor of law degrees from both Colorado College and the College of Santa Fe.

From 1983 to 1987 Zah served as chairman of the Navajo Tribal Council at Window Rock, governing the largest reservation in the United States. Zah focused much time and energy on reforming education. In 1990 Zah became the first elected president in the new Navajo Nation. He worked with his childhood friend, Hopi tribal leader Ivan Sidney, to attempt to work out the difficulties of U.S. government imposed relocation in the Navajo-Hopi land dispute.

Peterson Zah served as Special Advisor to the President on American Indian Affairs for Arizona State University from 1995 to 2010.


Scope and Content Note

The Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU contains meeting calendars and miscellaneous papers from December 1995 to August 2010. The bulk of the collection consists of meeting calendars from January/February of 1996 to October/November 2009. The remaining portion of the collection consists of undated meeting calendars, materials such as National Museum of the American Indian integrated marketing feasibility report contacts, papers relating to financial aid resources, the Friendship House Association of American Indian, Inc. and the Hanks/Redhouse Case clan relationships.


Arrangement

This collection consists of six boxes.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The Labriola Center is temporarily located in the Fletcher Library on the ASU West campus. To view this collection, make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist or calling (480) 965-4932. Appointments are available from Monday through Friday from 9-5, on a first come, first served basis, on the ASU Tempe or West campuses.

Copyright

The Arizona Board of Regents retains copyright to this collection for and on behalf of Distinctive Collections, Arizona State University Library. Requests for permissions to publish, display, or redistribute information from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Head of Distinctive Collections.


Related Material

Peterson Zah Collection, MSS-154, Labriola National American Indian Data Center, Arizona State University Libraries, Tempe, Arizona.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Zah, Peterson.

Corporate Name(s)
Arizona State University.

Subject(s)
Education, Higher -- Arizona.
Indians of North America -- Education -- Arizona.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU, MSS-319. Arizona State University Library: Labriola Center.

Provenance

The Peterson Zah Collection Regarding American Indian Affairs at ASU was donated by Peterson Zah in part in April 2004 (ACC# 2004-03487) and in part in September 2011 (ACC#2011-04492).


Container List

BoxFolder
11 Meeting Calendars, 1995 December-1996 February
12 Meeting Calendars, 1996 April-May
13 Meeting Calendars, 1996 June-July
14 Meeting Calendars, 1996 August-September
15 Meeting Calendars, 1996 December-1997 January
16 Meeting Calendars, 1997 February-March
17 Meeting Calendars, 1997 April-May
18 Meeting Calendars, 1997 June-August
19 Meeting Calendars, 1997 October-December
110 Meeting Calendars, 1998 January-February
111 Meeting Calendars, 1998 March-April
112 Meeting Calendars, 1998 May-June
113 Meeting Calendars, 1998 July-August
114 Meeting Calendars, 1998 September-October
115 Meeting Calendars, 1998 November-December
BoxFolder
21 Meeting Calendars, 1999 January-February
22 Meeting Calendars, 1999 March-April
23 Meeting Calendars, 1999 May-June
24 Meeting Calendars, 1999 July-August
25 Meeting Calendars, 1999 September-October
26 Meeting Calendars, 1999 November-December
27 Meeting Calendars, 2000 January-February
28 Meeting Calendars, 2000 March-April
29 Meeting Calendars, 2000 May-June
210 Meeting Calendars, 2000 July-August
211 Meeting Calendars, 2000 September-October
212 Meeting Calendars, 2000 November-December
213 Meeting Calendars, 2001 January-February
214 Meeting Calendars, 2001 March-April
215 Meeting Calendars, 2001 May-June
216 Meeting Calendars, 2001 July-August
217 Meeting Calendars, 2001 September-October
218 Meeting Calendars, 2001 November-December
BoxFolder
31 Meeting Calendars, 2002 January-February
32 Meeting Calendars, 2002 March-April
33 Meeting Calendars, 2002 May-June
34 Meeting Calendars, 2002 July-August
35 Meeting Calendars, 2002 September-October
36 Meeting Calendars, 2002 November-December
37 Meeting Calendars, 2003 January-February
38 Meeting Calendars, 2003 March-April
39 Meeting Calendars, 2003 May-June
310 Meeting Calendars, 2003 July-August
311 Meeting Calendars, 2003 September-October
312 Meeting Calendars, 2003 November-December
BoxFolder
41 Meeting Calendars, 2004 January-February
42 Meeting Calendars, 2004 March-April
43 Meeting Calendars, 2004 May-June
44 Meeting Calendars, 2004 July-August
45 Meeting Calendars, 2004 September-October
46 Meeting Calendars, 2005 January-February
47 Meeting Calendars, 2005 February-March
48 Meeting Calendars, 2005 April-May
49 Meeting Calendars, 2005 June-July
410 Meeting Calendars, 2005 August-September
411 Meeting Calendars, 2005 October-November
412 Meeting Calendars, 2006 January-February
413 Meeting Calendars, 2006 March-April
414 Meeting Calendars, 2006 May-June
415 Meeting Calendars, 2006 July-August
416 Meeting Calendars, 2006 September-October
417 Meeting Calendars, 2006 November-December
BoxFolder
51 Meeting Calendars, 2007 January-February
52 Meeting Calendars, 2007 March-April
53 Meeting Calendars, 2007 May-June
54 Meeting Calendars, 2007 August-September
55 Meeting Calendars, 2007 October-November
56 Meeting Calendars, 2007 December
57 Meeting Calendars, 2008 January-February
58 Meeting Calendars, 2008 March-April
59 Meeting Calendars, 2008 May-June
510 Meeting Calendars, 2008 July-August
511 Meeting Calendars, 2008 September-October
512 Meeting Calendars, 2008 November-December
513 Meeting Calendars, 2009 January-February
514 Meeting Calendars, 2009 March-May
515 Meeting Calendars, 2009 June-July
516 Meeting Calendars, 2009 August-September
517 Meeting Calendars, 2009 October-November
BoxFolder
61 Meeting Calendars, 2010 January-February
62 Meeting Calendars, 2010 March-April
63 Meeting Calendars, 2010 May-June
64 Meeting Calendars, 2010 July-August
65 Meeting Calendars, circa 1995
66 Meeting Calendars, circa 1995
67 Meeting Calendars, circa 1996
68 Meeting Calendars, circa 2001
69 Meeting Calendars, undated
610 Meeting Calendars, undated
611 Meeting Calendars, undated
612 Fundraising Contacts, undated
613 National Museum of the American Indian Integrated Marketing Feasibility Study Corporate Prospects, undated
614 American Indian Education Foundation, undated
615 Financial Aid Resources to Native Americans, undated
616 Friendship House Association of American Indian, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting, 2003 September 15
617 Friendship House Association of American Indian, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting, 2003 April 21
618 Clan Relationships of Clients in Hanks-Redhouse Case, undated
619 Hopi Gaming "Saying More Than Just No", undated