University of Arizona

Gurdon Montague Butler Papers

Gurdon Montague Butler Papers

Letter to Dean G.M. Butler from Buick Motor Company, 1929

Gurdon Matague Butler was the Dean of the College of Mines and Engineering (1915-1940); Dean of Engineering (1940-1951); director of Arizona Bureau of Mines (1918-1940) at The University of Arizona. 

The collection includes typescript (carbon) and holograph, personal and professional correspondence. Includes correspondence related to the College of Mines and Engineering (1917-1939), private consulting (1916-1932), and regarding support of University President Cloyd Marvin (1923-1928). Also includes correspondence with family and friends, with civic organizations such as the Masons (1923-1932), the Rotary Club (1921-1933), and with the Tucson Zoning and Planning Commission (1927-1929).