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C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets

Lester L. Williams

C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets

a biography of C.N. Cotton, Gallup, New Mexico Indian trader, and reprintings of three mail order catalogs of Navajo blankets and rugs originally printed between 1896 and 1919

by Lester L. Williams

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Published by Avanyu Pub. in Albuquerque, NM .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gallup (N.M.),
  • New Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Cotton, C. N. 1859-1936.,
    • Navajo textile fabrics.,
    • Trading posts -- New Mexico.,
    • Gallup (N.M.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-52).

      Other titlesCN Cotton and his Navajo blankets.
      Statementby Lester L. Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.N3 W657 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 102 p. :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2214431M
      ISBN 100936755091
      LC Control Number89037483

      DINNEBITO TRADING POST. Navajo name. See above. Location. See above. Dates. Postoffice. Owners, managers. The post was established in by J.C. Harrison and Roscoe McGee. In , Vernon Bloomfield took over, then sold the post to Elijah Blair in (Blair’s brother, Brad, was a partner of Roscoe McGee at Red Mesa TP during. With the new rail line now serving that area of Arizona, a telegraph was a necessity and C. N. arrived a couple of years earlier to run it. He also developed a mail order business for the Trading Post, shipping out Navajo blankets and other items. Perhaps that is why, in October, Cotton took over as the Ganado Postmaster. Full text of "Indian blankets and their makers" See other formats.   In , noted trader Juan Lorenzo Hubbell published a "Catalogue and Price List" for "Navajo Blankets & Indian Curios". This was not the first catalog published by a trader--both C. N. Cotton and J. B. Moore had already done so. The Hubbell catalog is not nearly so well known as that of the other traders, but is still worthwhile reading.


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pages, no markings or writing. Binding square and tight, spine uncreased. C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets: a biography of C.N. Cotton, Gallup, New Mexico Indian trader, and reprintings of three mail order catalogs of Navajo blankets and rugs originally printed between and Get this from a library.

C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets: a biography of C.N. Cotton, Gallup, New Mexico Indian trader, and reprintings of three mail order C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets book of Navajo blankets and rugs originally printed between and [Lester C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets book Williams] -- Tells of the Ohio-born trader C.N.

Cotton, who went to Arizona and New Mexico to trade with the Indians in the late 19th. The C. Cotton Warehouse, at Street in Gallup, New Mexico, was built around It has also C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets book known as Associated was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in It was deemed significant as one of few New Mexico vernacular adobe buildings surviving in downtown Gallup, and for its association with businessman C.N.

Cotton Location: N. Third St., Gallup, New Mexico. Frank McNitt, Navajo Wars, Military Campaigns, Slave Raids and Reprisals, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico, –The Indian Traders, University of Oklahoma Press, George Wharton James, Indian Blankets and Their Makers -The Navaho, Rio Grande Classic Reprint, Glorieta, New Mexico, C.

COTTON and HIS NAVAJO BLANKETS. By Lester L. Williams, MD. A biography of C. Cotton, Gallup, New Mexico Indian Trader and Re-printings of three mail order catalogs of Navajo Indian blankets C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets book rugs originally printed between and Publisher: Avanyu Publishing, Inc., Albuquerque Soft cover, first edition,pages, 18 photographic.

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ByC.N. Cotton, a trader in Gallup, New Mexico had issued a catalogue in an effort to expand his market to eastern retailers.

Other traders, most notably Lorenzo Hubble C.N. Cotton and his Navajo blankets book Ganado, Arizona and J.B. Moore at Crystal, New Mexico, followed up with their own catalogues in the early years of the new century, focusing specifically on rugs.

The first to advertise Navajo textiles in a catalog was C. Cotton in Cotton encouraged professional production and marketing among his peers and the weavers whose work they handled. Another trader named John. Moore, who settled in the Chuska Mountains in attempted to improve the quality of textiles he traded.

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A book exists, “C.N. Cotton and his Navajo Blankets”, a biography of Mr. Cotton, I have not read it. The Issuer of this Token. Weight: Gram, 38 Millimeter, Aluminum. New Mexico Trade Tokens by Billy Kiser # e.

Obverse: C. COTTON • • GALLUP, NEW MEXIC O. • All in a border of dots. The is a serial number, not a date. C.N. Cotton and His Navajo Blankets by Lester L. Williams - SOLD OUT/please locate another source to purchase Price: $ Common Threads: Pueblo and Navajo Textiles in the Southwest Museum by Kathleen Whitaker.

C.N. Cotton and His Navajo Blankets: A Biography of C.N. Cotton, Gallup, New Mexico Indian Trader, and Reprintings of Three Mail Order Catalogs of Navajo Blankets and Rugs Originally Printed between and Williams, Lester L.

Hubbell, in honor of his friend and Navajo Chieftain Ganado Mucho (Spanish for “many cattle”) is responsible for the current place name. (Often, Hubbell Trading Post is called Ganado Trading Post) From this headquarters, Hubbell later formed a partnership with C.N.

Cotton who bought a half interest in the post in September of This book is that forum. the story of Cotton’s life and the insights which his catalogs provide into life, trade, and the art and craft of the Navajo Indians on the frontier at the end of the 19th century and the turn of the 20th century.” Source: C.

COTTON and HIS NAVAJO BLANKETS by Lester L. Williams, MD. An assortment of seven books on Native American culture. The assortment includes Speaking of Indians (, The University of Arizona Press), C.N.

Cotton and his Navajo Blankets by L.L. Williams (, Avanyu Publishing), and more. Navajo Trail: In in his Gallup New Mexico trading post C.N. Cotton introduced Pendleton blankets to the Southwest. At first he sold only two staples; Arbuckles Coffee (The Coffee That Won the West) and Pendleton Indian Robes.

Ganado, Arizona. Cotton, himself a noted trader and former Hubbell partner, ac-quired the rug and used it on the floor of his dining room in Gallup, New Mexico.

Later, Cotton sent the rug to his friend and fellow trader Berton Staples to have a hole repaired. For unknown reasons, Staples retained the rug at his trading post in Coolidge.

Blomberg, Nancy J. Navajo Textiles, The William Randolph Hearst Collection. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, Correll, J.

Lee and Editha L. Watson, eds. Welcome to the Land of the Navajo, A Book of Information About the Navajo Nation. Window Rock, Arizona: Prepared by Museum and Research Department, the Navajo Tribe,   But soon enough, and with the addition of C.N.

Cotton as a partner inHubbell realized that he could increase his business threefold by trading wool from the Navajo for weaving supplies, then trading their finished blankets for more store goods and selling the blankets for cash to East Coast consumers enamored with Native American crafts.

Cotton and His Navajo Blankets ; Albuquerque: Avanyu Publishing Inc., First Edition, Pict. Wraps, Fine, In the 's Cotton was partner with Juan Lorenzo Hubbel running the Trading Post. Early catalogs on Navajo Blankets. Fighting Fire in Colorado Springs.

(Colorado Springs) Academy Printing Inc., Book Published Tsaile, Ariz.: Navajo Community College Press, Description xx, 94 p. ; 22 cm. Other titles A handbook of Navajo government. Notes Includes bibliographies. Subject headings Indians of North America--Southwest, New--Politics and government. Navajo Indians--Politics and government.

Navajo Indians--History. C.N. Cotton and His Navajo Blankets by Lester L. Williams - SOLD OUT/please locate another source to purchase Collecting Authentic Indian Arts & Crafts: Traditional Work of the Southwest Collective Willeto: The Visionary Carvings of a Navajo Artist by Shonto Begay, Walter Hopps, Lee Kogan, Greg LaChapelle and John & Stephanie Smither.

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Kavanagh; Hardcover; $; Read more about this title. The Navajo worked specifically in wool from sheep obtained by the Spanish. Their woven pieces were mainly blankets and saddle blankets which were also valuable trade items.

After other items were produced. Navajo weavings traditionally used natural dyes of white, brown, indigo, raveled red and cochineal. First they traded the Navajo staples such as flour and other foodstuffs, for blankets and jewelry to sell at the trading posts to other locals and tourists.

Some, such as C. Cotton and J.L. Hubbell even created mail order catalogs featuring Navajo blankets and rugs. Offered here is one fastastic book for all of you thatyou've beenwanting to learn from one of the top scholars in the Navajo weaving world.

This sale is for a new hardback copy of The Master Weavers (still wrapped in plastic), Celebrating One Hundred Years of Navajo Textile Artists from the Toadlena / Two Grey Hills Weaving Region by Mark Winter.

The reports are entitled, “C.N. Cotton and Navajo “Rugs” with Taped Remembrances by Florence G. Turner” and “Using Oral History: Building from the Memories of Florence G. Turner.” MS Al Whiting - This accession has been incorporated into MS MS George H. Billingsley collection - -- DEACESSIONED.

At present there is a change from the cotton skirt, worn for so long a time, to one of rayon and similar material, and shorter in length. When C. Cotton introduced Pendleton blankets around the s, their use as wearing apparel was quickly adopted, the men wearing the full I blankets, the women the large fringed shawls.".

Navajo started trading with Spanish by the end of the 17th century. Trade was later established with members of Southern Ute, Hopi, Yuma and Apache tribes. The first trader went onto Navajo territory a few years after the signing of the Navajo-U.S.

treaty of The free community magazine about people and events in and around Gallup, New Mexico. The effort of Hubbell and Cotton to stimulate the sale of Navaho blankets was very successful.

Other traders followed their example, but the lure of easy profits led many, afterto sell aniline dyes, commercial yarns, like Germantown, and cotton warp to the weavers in order to simplify the work of blanket making and to promote sales.

Bookmark this page or copy and paste URL to Email message Day Family Collection, (bulk ).C. Cotton is known to have been one of the first of the traders to have made "a concerted, well-planned effort to develop an eastern market for Navajo rugs."[48] Fred Harvey stimulated interest in Indian crafts by showing his great collection in his hotels in various parts of the country.

But John’s Navajo reservation internship was not by happenstance. In fact, family ties to the area go way back, even further back than this blanket. Issac Hibbard, John’s grandfather, worked the Santa Fe railroad in the s where he befriended a railroad clerk, Ohian C.N. Cotton. Mr. The Catalogues Of Fine Pdf Blankets, Rugs, Ceremonial Baskets, Silverware.

$ Navajo Indian. Navajo Indian Pictorial Weaving W Rugs Saddle Blankets. $ C N. C N Cotton And His Navajo Blankets Lester L Williams History Rugs Weaving Indian. $ Native American. Navajo Rugs And Blankets A Coloring Book, Mike.The C.N.

Cotton Company was unincorporated in He did maintain download pdf blanket room at the company, and kept many of his blankets that were the pride of his collection. He had what was considered the largest and finest collection of Navajo blankets in the world. Byhis health was failing and he ceased all trading.For a general assessment of ebook trader, see Robert M.

Ebook, "The Reser- vation Trader in Navajo History," El Palacio 68 (): ; Frank McNitt, The Indian Traders (Norman,OK,), passim (for Hubbell see chaps.

); for traders' special efforts at marketing Navajo arts and crafts, see John Kevin Fellin, "The Role of C. N. Cotton in the.