University of Arizona

Special Collections is closed starting March 16 due to COVID-19 concerns and recommendations for social distancing. Read our update.

The Lamp in the Desert: the Story of the University of Arizona

"The Lamp in the Desert" draft page

Douglas D. Martin, author of The Lamp in the Desert, was an author, newspaperman, and member of the University of Arizona journalism faculty, 1946 to 1956.

Collection consists of author's original drafts and printer's copy, accompanied by notes, audio tape recordings and other research material. Includes historical accounts of various university departments written by others and which did not appear in the published version.