Hubbell Trading Post
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN NPS AND UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Agreement No. MU 7029-9-0002
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
Article I. Background and Objectives
Authorities include, but are not limited to:
Historic Sites Act: 49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 461
National Historic Preservation Act 16 U.S.C. 470 et seq. and
National Environmental Policy Act 42 U.S.C. 4371 et seq.
American Indian Religious Freedom Act 42 U.S.c. 1996
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation's regulations regarding
"Protection of Historic Properties" 36 C.F.R. 800
Secretary of the Interior's "Standards and Guidelines for Archeology
and Historic Preservation" FR 48:44716-40
The Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site was established by
Act of August 28, 1965 (79 Stat. 584, 16 U.S.C. sec. 461 note).
Pursuant to the Act of July 1, 1955 (69 Stat. 242, 16 U.S.C. sec.
18f), the United States of America through the Department of the
Interior, National Park Service, hereafter referred to as the Service,
is authorized to accept donations of personal property as museum
On July 15, 1970, Dorothy S. Hubbell, Mrs. LaCharles Goodman Eckel,
and Mr. John Lorenzo Hubbell, donated to the Service, papers and
business records relating to the Hubbell Trading Post, hereafter
referred to as the collection.
The University of Arizona, hereafter referred to as the University,
desires the collection to be archived in its library.
The collection will be loaned by the Service to the University but
title to the collection and all parts thereof shall remain vested in the
The collection will be maintained in the special collections section
in the University library which includes high storage standards relative
to fire, theft, temperature and humidity.
Article II. Statements of Work
The University will have the responsibility of overseeing any
projects involving the collection , including those funded by the
National Park Service. This will include loan of items to either
reputable museums and libraries for exhibit use or for photocopying
(including microformats) of the collection for documentation and
distribution. Any projects involving the collection must have the prior
approval of the National Park Service.
The University is responsible for curating, organizing, and
cataloging other papers that may be donated from heirs of Hubbell
Trading Post or papers donated by Southwest Parks and Monuments
Association in the future. These additional materials will be added to
the materials already at the University. Any use restrictions deemed
necessary by the Hubbell Heirs will be negotiated at the time of
donation and will be approved by both the University and the
The Service reserves the right to remove selected documents from the
collection for the purpose of display or making copies thereof, and will
have access to the collection at all times.
The collection will be available to the public for research, study,
copying, and publication, but not for copyright.
Article III. Term of Agreement
Agreement will continue in effect for 5 years from the date of the
signing of this document. At that time the benefits that have accrued
will be reassessed and it will be determined if the agreement will be
reaffirmed or if modification is necessary.
The Collection will be inspected annually by the University and
Service and the inspection will be documented.
This agreement may be amended at any time by mutual consent.
Article IV. Key Officials
Charles D. Wyatt, Superintendent, Hubbell Trading Post National
Historic Site or his successor/s.
Patrick McCrary, Contracting Officer, Southwest Regional Office, or
Louis Hieb, Special Collections Librarian, University of Arizona, or
Article VIII. Termination
This agreement may be cancelled by either party upon 60 day written
Upon termination, the subject materials shall be returned in good
order to the National Park Service at the expense of the cancelling
Article IX. Required Clauses
During the performance of this agreement, the participants agree to
abide by the terms of Executive Order 11246 on non-discrimination and
will not discriminate against any person because of race, color,
religion, sex or national origin. The participants will take
affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed without regard
to their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
"No member or delegate to Congress, or resident Commissioner, shall
be admitted to any share or part of this agreement, or to any benefit
that may arise therefrom, but this provision shall not be construed to
extend to this agreement if made with a corporation for its general
Charles D. Wyatt,
Hubbell Trading Post NHS
Special Collections Librarian,
University of Arizona
National Park Service, SWRO
Last Updated: 28-Aug-2006