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Brophy, William A. and Brophy, Sophie Aberle Papers

Dates: 1923-1973

Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1945-1948

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FOLDER TITLE LIST
CHRONOLOGICAL FILE: Commissioner of Indian Affairs

Box 1

  • 1945: March
  • 1945: April
  • 1945: May
  • 1945: June
  • 1945: July-August
  • 1945: September-November
  • 1945: December
  • 1946: January
  • 1946: February-March

Box 2

  • 1946: March
  • 1946: April
  • 1946: June-August
  • 1946: September
CHRONOLOGICAL FILE: Field Service
  • 1948: August-December
  • 1949: January-March
  • 1949: April-June

Box 3

  • 1949: July-September
  • 1949: October-December
  • 1950: January-March
  • 1950: April-June
  • 1950: July-September
  • 1950: October-December
  • 1951: January-March
  • 1951: April-June

Box 4

  • 1951: July-September
  • 1951: October-December
  • 1952: January-March
  • 1952: April-June
  • 1952: July-September
  • 1952: October-December
  • 1953: January-March
  • 1953: January-March (Area Director)

Box 5

  • 1953: April-June
  • 1953: July-September
  • 1953: October-December
  • 1954: January-March
  • 1954: April-June
  • 1954: July-September

Box 6

  • 1954: October-December
  • 1955: January-March
  • 1955: April-June
  • 1955: July-September
  • 1955: October-December
CORRESPONDENCE FILE

Box 7

  • Alaska-Indian Affairs, 1945
  • Brophy-Margold correspondence, 1934
  • Indian affairs, 1933-1939
  • Indian tax exempt land (Arizona) - 1930-1931
  • Indian tax exempt land (Utah-Colorado) - 1930-1931
  • Personal correspondence - 1932-1939
  • Personal correspondence - 1940-1941
  • Personal correspondence - 1942

Box 8

  • Personal correspondence - 1943
  • Personal correspondence - 1944
  • Personal correspondence - 1945
  • Personal correspondence - 1946
  • Personal correspondence - 1947
  • Personal correspondence - 1948
  • Personal correspondence - 1949
  • Personal correspondence - 1950

Box 9

  • Personal correspondence - 1951
  • Personal correspondence - 1952
  • Personal correspondence - 1953
  • Personal correspondence - 1954
  • Personal correspondence - 1955
  • Personal correspondence - 1956
  • Personal correspondence - 1957
  • Pueblo Indians (1948-1949) - folder #1

Box 10

  • Pueblo Indians (1950-1952) - folder #2
  • Special Attorney (Pueblo Indians) - legal matters - 1938-1942
  • University of Colorado - 1939
SUBJECT FILE
  • Aetna Fund for Republic - Health
  • American Association on Indian Affairs - Board of Directors - 1961
  • American Bar Association - Certificate of Membership - 1956
  • Appreciation letters - 1948-1962
  • Armed Services - William A. Brophy

Box 11

  • Army - application for service - 1942
  • Army - commission as Major, June, 1943
  • Army - Navy - application for Naval Reserve - July-Sept. 1941
  • Brophy - biographical sketch
  • Brophy - health insurance
  • Brophy - illness (Colorado - Feb. 19-24, 1961)
  • Brophy - illness (Albuquerque - Mar. 19-April 6, 1961)
  • Brophy - illness (Albuquerque - Oct. 9-21, 1961)
  • Brophy - illness (St. Joseph Hospital - Mar. 7, 1962)
  • Brophy - sickness (Presbyterian Hospital - Feb. 5, 1962)
  • Commercial - William A. Brophy health
  • Drugs - Prescribed for William A. Brophy (Record of drugs for insurance purposes)
  • Government employment (W.A. Brophy) - 1942-1959
  • Insurance - list of total receipts
  • Land Policy Committee (folder #1)
  • Land Policy Committee (folder #2)

Box 12

  • Land Policy Committee (folder #3)
  • Littell, Norman (confidential) - 1958
  • McCarran hearings
  • McCormick, Robert - 1958-1960
  • Navy Training School - October, 1942
  • New Mexico State Guard - 1942-1943
  • Personal (W.A. Brophy) - Order of the Ceif - election to membership - Puerto Rico assignment - 1950-1962
  • Posthumous Award (William A. Brophy) - Dec. 12, 1962 - Human Rights (Albuquerque Association of the UN)
  • Public employees retirement - 1959-1961
  • Pueblo Indians legal matters (2 folders)

Box 13

  • Retired Federal employees - Aetna (W.A. Brophy health)
  • Retirement annuity (W.A. Brophy) - 1959
  • Schifter, Richard
  • Schlesinger, Arthur
  • Selective Service - William A. Brophy
  • Special Appeal Agent (Sandoval County, N.M.) Selective Service
  • Speeches - William A. Brophy
  • Sprague, Charles A.
  • Truman, President Harry S.
  • University of Colorado - financial matters - 1939
  • Writings - William A. Brophy
PUERTO RICAN AFFAIRS FILE
  • House Committee investigation - April, 1943

Box 14

  • Insular War Emergency Program - resolutions adopted by Puerto Rican Planning Board, 1943
  • Public hearings (minutes) - February 13, 1943
  • Public hearings (minutes) - February 15, 1943
  • Public hearings (minutes) - February 16, 1943
  • Public hearings (minutes) - February 17, 1943
  • Public hearings (minutes) - February 19, 1943
  • Puerto Rico - 1934
  • Puerto Rico - 1945
  • Puerto Rico Diary - December 1, 1942

Box 15

  • Puerto Rico - miscellaneous reports
  • Puerto Rico - publicity - December, 1942-July, 1943
  • Puerto Rico - statistics
COMMISSIONER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS FILE
  • Commissioner of Indian Affairs (correspondence) - May, 1946
  • Congratulations - nomination for Indian Commissioner
  • Correspondence Re appointment as Indian Commissioner

Box 16

  • Indian affairs - 1945
  • Indian affairs (Trudeau) - 1947-1948
  • Indian Commissioner - correspondence, 1945-1946, including law school professors
  • Indian Commissioner - publicity
  • Midwest trip - November-December, 1945
  • Travel - 1945
  • Travel - 1945-1948
PERSONAL FILE

Box 17

  • Diaries - November, 1949-July, 1950 (2 folders)
  • Diaries - July 15, 1950-November 30, 1950
  • Diaries - December 1, 1950-September 30, 1951
  • Diaries - October 1, 1951-May 31, 1952

Box 18

  • Diaries - June 1-December 31, 1952
  • Puerto Rico - legal size documents
  • William A. Brophy correspondence with Dr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Vorwald - 1949-1962
  • Naval discharge papers
  • Newspaper clippings - publicity
  • Record book (Indian Commissioner)
  • Selective Service Medal
  • Work diary - December, 1948-February 18, 1949
NOTES AND PUBLICATIONS FILE

Box 19

  • Report of the Puerto Rico Policy Commission (Chardon Report) - June 14, 1934
  • Puerto Rican Economy during the war year of 1942, (report) - June, 1943
  • Staff Report to the Interdepartmental Committee on Puerto Rico, Washington, D.C., September 19, 1940
  • Land Management in the Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., July, 1946
  • Land Policies of the Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., May, 1944
  • Congressional Record, Vol. 92, No. 86, May 8, 1946
  • A Program for Indian Citizens, Fund for the Republic, Inc., January, 1961
  • Rocky Mountain Law Review, University of Colorado, April, 1931
  • Rocky Mountain Law Review, University of Colorado, June, 1931

Box 20

  • Report to the Honorable Governor of Puerto Rico, Social Security Commission, Santurce, P.I., Feb. 5, 1943
  • Hearings before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate (79th Cong., 1st Sess.) on the Nomination of William A. Brophy to be Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Feb. 20, 27, 28, and Mar. 1, 1945, Washington D.C., CPO, 1945
  • Nomination of William A. Brophy - Hearings, 1945 for Commissioner of Indian Affairs (Bound Volume)
  • Notes - Log of Jobs (3 Pads)
  • Diary - July 26, 1948-December 13, 1948 (Bound)
  • Year Book - 1943
  • Calendars for 1957-1958
COMMISSION ON THE RIGHTS, LIBERTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

Box 21

  • Dorner, Peter - Correspondence 1958
  • Dorner, Peter - Correspondence January-July 1959
  • Dorner, Peter - Correspondence August 1959-December 1961
  • Dorner, Peter - Correspondence 1962
  • Dorner, Peter - Tables sent to Dorner December 15, 1961
  • Dorner, Peter - Thesis "The Economic Position of the American Indians"

Box 22

  • Keeler, W.W. - Correspondence 1957-1959
  • Keeler, W.W. - Correspondence 1960-1961
  • Keeler, W.W. - Correspondence 1962-1967
  • Keeler, W.W. - Task Force
  • May, Honorable Catherine - Remarks about Yakima Indians
  • Schlesinger, Arthur W. - Correspondence 1957-1960
  • Schlesinger, Arthur W. - Correspondence 1961
  • Schlesinger, Arthur W. - Correspondence 1962-1965
  • Schlesinger, Arthur W. - New Mexico Trip

Box 23

  • Sprague, Charles A. - Correspondence 1957-1960
  • Sprague, Charles A. - Correspondence 1961-1967
  • Tyler, S. Lyman - Correspondence 1957-1962
  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Correspondence 1956-1957
  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Correspondence 1958-June 1959
  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Correspondence July 1959-1960

Box 24

  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Material left with S.D. Aberle at Chicago
  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Meeting December 1960
  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Correspondence 1961
  • Wilson, O. Meredith - Correspondence 1962-1967
PUEBLO INDIANS FILE

Box 25

  • Aberle, Sophie - correspondence concerning water rights for the Pueblo Indians
  • Acequia Barranco - Pojoaque River System
  • Acequia del Alamo - Pojoaque River System
  • Acequia del Medio - Pojoaque River System
  • Acequia del Montaya - Pojoaque River System
  • Acequia del Rio - Pojoaque River System
  • Acoma Pueblo - Lands Board reports (1-4)
  • Acoma Pueblo - United States v. Jesus Arvizo, et al.
  • All Indian Pueblo Council - natural resources inventory
  • All Indian Pueblo Council - water rights
  • Arizona v. California
  • Brophy, William A. - correspondence concerning Rio Grande Compact
  • Bibliography - Pueblo Indians

Box 26

  • Burke, Charles H. (Commissioner of Indian Affairs)
  • Cochiti Pueblo - alphabetical index - Lands Board and Courts
  • Cochiti Pueblo - index and report of appraisers
  • Cochiti Pueblo - Lands Boards reports (3 folders)
  • Cochiti Pueblo - United States v. Manual Aragon, et al.
  • Compacts - The Compact Clause of the Constitution - a Study in Interstate Adjustments
  • Conservancy district using Rio Grande water, history of
  • Contracts - Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District

Box 27

  • El Rancho Ditch - Pojoaque River System
  • Examiner's report on tribal claims to released railroad lands in northwestern Arizona
  • Fish and Wildlife - liability for water use fees
  • Fraser Report
  • Hatch, Carl
  • Indian Field Service - correspondence and reports concerning Pueblo Indian land titles
  • Indian water rights - general
  • Indian water rights - jurisdiction

Box 28

  • Indian water rights - law
  • Indian water rights - publicity
  • Irrigation Committee - Middle Rio Grande pueblos
  • Isleta Pueblo - correspondence - payments to non-Indian land claimants
  • Isleta Pueblo - report of the Lands Board
  • Isleta Pueblo - United States v. Pedro Barboa, et al.
  • Jemez Pueblo - correspondence - reports of the Lands Board (2 folders)
  • Jicarilla Apache Reservation - claim of Jose Gomez to water from Dulce Lake
  • Laguna Pueblo (folders 1 - 2)

Box 29

  • Laguna Pueblo (folder 3)
  • Laguna Pueblo - patents and reports of the Lands Board
  • La Mesilla Ditch - Santa Cruz River System
  • Lands Board - claims, Pojoaque River System (2 folders)
  • La Puebla Ditch (2 folders)

Box 30

  • Legal cases involving Indian waiter rights (2 folders)
  • Legal problems in water resources
  • Legislative proposals regarding new Indian policy of President Nixon
  • Maps - plans - charts
  • Martinez v. Martinez
  • Memoranda - office of William H. Veeder
  • Memorandum - "Indian Reservation Economic Development Retarded or Thwarted through Abridgement or Loss of Indiana Titles to Lands and Rights to the use of Water by Policies, Agencies, and Personnel of the Federal Government"

Box 31

  • Memorandum to the Commission (2 folders)
  • Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District - I.R.G. Board
  • Middle Rio Grande preliminary investigations - summary report
  • Model water code
  • Nambe Pueblo (folder 1)

Box 32

  • Nambe Pueblo (folder 2)
  • Nambe Pueblo - Hydrographic Survey Report (2 folders)
  • Nambe Pueblo - Irrigation Report
  • Nambe Pueblo - suits
  • Nambe Pueblo - tax data
  • New Mexico v. Aamodt et al. - Pojoaque River System

Box 33

  • New Mexico v. Aamodt et al. - Trauzer Report
  • New Mexico v. Abbott et al. - Santa Crus River System
  • New Mexico v. No. 7896 (2 folders)
  • New Mexico v. Aragon - Rio Chama Stream System (folder 1)

Box 34

  • New Mexico v. Aragon - Rio Chama Stream System (folders 2 - 4)
  • New Mexico v. United States - Pojoaque River System
  • New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission - underground water
  • "Nixon Doctrine" - Indian rights

Box 35

  • Ojito branch of Acequia del Medio - Pojoaque River System
  • Ortiz branch of Acequia del Medio - Pojoaque River System
  • Pecos Pueblo
  • Picuris Pueblo - Lands Board reports (folders 1 - 5)

Box 36

  • Picuris Pueblo - Lands Board reports (folder 6)
  • Picuris Pueblo - United States v. Abeyta et al.
  • Pojoaque Pueblo - general
  • Pojoaque Pueblo - Report of the Lands Board - Vol. I
  • Pojoaque Pueblo - Report of the Lands Board - Vol. II

Box 37

  • Pojoaque River System (3 folders)
  • Pueblo Indian land claims
  • Pueblo Indian land rights
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