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Agreement No. MU 7029-9-0002



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 amendments

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 property.

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 United States.

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 Service.

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 his successor/s.

Louis Hieb, Special Collections Librarian, University of Arizona, or his successor/s.

Article VIII. Termination

This agreement may be cancelled by either party upon 60 day written notice.

Upon termination, the subject materials shall be returned in good order to the National Park Service at the expense of the cancelling party.

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 benefit."

Charles D. Wyatt,
Hubbell Trading Post NHS

Louis Hieb
Special Collections Librarian,
University of Arizona

Patrick McCrary
Contracting Officer,
National Park Service, SWRO


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Last Updated: 28-Aug-2006