The E. Richard Hart audio-visual collection (1970-2003) consists of audio and video recordings relating to the history Native Americans and the American West. Hart is an author and researcher associated with the American West Center (Salt Lake City, Utah), the Institute of the American West (Sun Valley, Idaho) and the Institute of the North American West (Seattle, Washington). He has served as an expect witness in several federal court cases involving land claims by the Zuni, some of which are represented in this collection.
The E. Richard Hart papers (1664-2041) contain correspondence, research files, manuscripts, news clippings, maps, posters, publications, court exhibits, and financial documents. Hart is an author, researcher, and past director of the Institute of the American West at Sun Valley, Idaho (1979-1984). He is the co-founder of the Institute of the North American West (1984). He has also served as an expect witness in several federal court cases involving land claims by the Zuni Indians.