Carlos Montezuma Papers at the University of Arizona Special Collections Library

Carlos Montezuma Papers at the University of Arizona Special Collections Library

Carlos Montezuma (Wassaja) (1866-1923) was a Yavapai Apache doctor who served as the resident physician at the Carlisle Indian School between 1893-1895. After leaving the Carlisle Indian School, he opened a private practice in Chicago, and became a well-known activist for Native Americans rights.The collection of Montezuma papers at the University of Arizona Archives contain numerous records from his time at Carlisle, including correspondence with Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt, manuscripts of articles and speechs about the school, and miscellaneous personal materials.

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