University of Arizona

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The Thieving, Bloody Thirteenth Legislature

The grandson of Selim M. Franklin, a member of the Thirteenth Arizona Territorial Legislature, Professor Emeritus Christopher Carroll from the UA Department of English shares unique documents and historical stories to trace the tumultuous founding of the University of Arizona in 1885.

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