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  1. Records Relating to Cases Decided by the Court of Private Land Claims, Arizona District

    The Court of Private Land Claims was established by the United States in 1891. Its purpose was to adjudicate title and ownership of Spanish and Mexican land grants in territories ceded by Mexico to the United States by the treaties of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-24 15:03

  2. Documents Relating to San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales Land Grant

    Typescript and printed materials, chiefly deeds of sale 1879-1899, relating to the San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales land grant. Land originally granted to Captain Ygnacio Elias Gonzales and Juan Nepomucino Felix. Included are documents filed with Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-07 12:02

  3. Willis P. Haynes Photograph Collection

    Photographer and businessman, Willis P. Haynes worked as a Tucson photographer beginning in 1886. During the 1890s, he practiced photography while also working for the census bureau, the Nogales customs office, and the U. S. District Court in Prescott. He ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 13:11

  4. Evans Percy Peterman Papers

    Evans Percy Peterman was a Texas contractor and lieutenant in WWI; his father A.L. Peterman was a professor, salesman, and real estate agent in Texas, several Southeastern states, and Mexico. Chiefly miscellaneous financial papers and correspondence, from ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:48

  5. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Videocassettes

    Professional and amateur productions of programs and interviews which are relevant either to the history of Jews who settled in the American desert southwest or to general Jewish topics. The bulk of the tapes describe the historical situation of Jews of S ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 13:27

  6. Prescott, Arizona Photograph Collection, ca.1915-1920

    The origin of the photograph album is unknown but the subjects of the photographs suggest a tourist or someone visiting northern Arizona for their health. This collection is organized into 1 series. This series has been kept in the original album arrangem ...

    castanoe - 2013-07-09 13:44

  7. Tucson Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgendered Issues Collection

    Originated in 1998 as a mayoral task force in response to a hate crime in Tucson, the force evolved into a Commission of its own in 1999. The commission deals with a number of GLBT-related issues in the community, including HIV awareness and advocating fo ...

    castanoe - 2013-07-09 15:48

  8. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. Papers relating to money owed Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda, with supporting records from various persons, some signed by governors an ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:43

  9. Papers of Merle Armitage

    Merle Armitage was an American author, publisher, book designer, graphic artist, and impresario. The collection contains an assortment of correspondence, books, some published by his Manzanita Press, typescripts of books and short stories, advertisements, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:19

  10. Papers of Earle Robert Forrest

    Earle Robert Forrest was a cowboy, photographer, and writer. He raveled extensively in the Southwest during the early 1900s, photographing and gathering research materials for his writings. This collection is organized into two subgroups: Papers and Photo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:28