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  1. Records of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution

      The Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution was established by Volney M. Spaulding and William A. Cannon at Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Arizona, in 1903. It was sold to the U.S. Forest Service in 1940, and later to the University of Arizona in ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:48

  2. University of Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station records

    The national Agricultural Experiment Station System was created in 1887 to promote and conduct agricultural research at land-grant institutions around the country. The research arm of the College of Agriculture, the Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:23

  3. Forrest Shreve Photographs

    Forrest Shreve was a botanist and desert plant ecologist. He served on the staff of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution, Tucson, Arizona, from 1908 to 1929, and as director from 1929 to 1938. This collection consists of 1102 photog ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:26

  4. Annual Reports of Farm Operations of the University of Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station

    Typescript reports on crops, weather, and horticulture. Some include photographs and financial statements. Contents : box 1: Mesa; box 1a: Prescott; box 2: Safford, and Salt River Valley; box 3: Salt River Valley, box 4: Sulphur Springs Valley, and Tempe; ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:29

  5. Willis A. Tingey Papers

    Contains mainly documents created by Willis A. Tingey related to land management, area development and irrigation on the Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations, Arizona and New Mexico. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Am ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:29

  6. Harold Christy Schwalen Papers

      Harold Christy received his  M.S., Civil Engineering, in 1925; and C.E. Professional degree in 1946 from the University of Arizona. Schwalen joined the faculty of the Agricultural Engineering Department in 1919, after two years' service with the 34 ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:30

  7. Records of the Compania Constructora Richardson, S.A.

    In 1904, the California-based Richardson Brothers Company and its subsidiary, Richardson Construction Company, established Compañia Constructora Richardson to handle its interests in Sonora, Mexico. W.E. Richardson, Davis Richardson, and H.A. Sibbet were ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:09

  8. La Costa de Sotavento, Estado de Veracruz, Mexico

      Single signed, 22-page holographic manuscript contains a detailed description of the southern coastal region of Veracruz, with a view to the full utilization and development of its natural resources; probably commissioned by a government agency. Garfias ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:13

  9. Papers of George E. P. Smith

      George Edson Philip Smith, 1873-1974, graduating in with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont. He taught at the University of Vermont before coming to Tucson and the University of Arizona. In 1906, he became both Professor of Irrig ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:31

  10. Gary Nabhan Papers

    Gary Paul Nabhan received a PhD in Arid Lands Resources from the University of Arizona in 1983.He devoted his career to advocating the preservation of desert plants, native seeds, and the lifestyles of native desert people, including the Native American t ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:58

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