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David A. Yetman papers, 1957-1990

MS 382


Collection Summary

Creator: Yetman, David, 1941-
Collection Name:David A. Yetman papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1957-1990
Physical Description:.5 linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains materials that primarily concern Yetman's terms as a member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors in the late 1970's and early 1980's. Mostly comprised of newspaper clippings, the collection also includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, photographs, and certificates.
Collection Number:MS 382
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

David A. Yetman obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Arizona. He later went on to work as a professor for the university and as an associate research scientist for the University of Arizona Southwest Studies Center. He was also elected to three terms as a member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors and served as executive director of the Tucson Audubon Society. David Yetman's career has also expanded into the realm of television, as host of The Desert Speaks, a local Tucson PBS program on KUAT.

Dr. Yetman is also an accomplished author and photographer. His books include: Where the Desert Meets the Sea: A Trader in the Land of the Seri Indians; Sonora: An Intimate Geography; Gentry's Rio Mayo Plants: the Tropical Deciduous Forest and Environs of Northwest Mexico; Scattered Round Stones: A Mayo Village in Sonora, Mexico; Mayo Ethnobotany: Land History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico; and Hidden People: The Guarijíos of Northwest Mexico and their Ethnobotany


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials that primarily concern Yetman's terms as a member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors in the late 1970's and early 1980's. The majority of the collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, which include Yetman or the Pima County Board of Supervisors. This collection also contains correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, photographs, and certificates.


Restrictions

Restrictions

None.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Joyner, Conrad.
Moore, Ed.
Yetman, David, 1941-
Yetman, David, 1941- -- Correspondence.
Yetman, David, 1941- -- Photographs.
Yetman, David, 1941- -- Speeches.
Yetman, David, 1941- -- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.).

Corporate Name(s)
Pima County (Ariz.) -- Politics and government.

Geographic Name(s)
Tucson, Arizona.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

David A. Yetman papers (MS 382). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

boxfolder
11 Correspondence, 1964-1988 No date
12 Speeches, 1977-1987 No date
13 Campaign materials, 1980 No date
14 Materials regarding Ed Moore, 1986-1987 No date
15 Materials regarding Joyner bribery allegations and investigation, 1982-1983 No date
16 Photographs of Yetman and unidentified individuals, No date
17 Certificates , 1976-1986
18 David Yetman Trail Dedication, 1988
19 Newspaper clippings regarding Yetman, 1957-1960
110 Newspaper clippings regarding Yetman, 1976-1979
111 Newspaper clippings regarding Yetman, 1980-1985
112 Newspaper clippings regarding Yetman, 1980-1985
113 Newspaper clippings regarding Pima County Board of Supervisors, 1978-1980
114 Newspaper clippings regarding Yetman, No Date