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  1. Papers of William Augustus Hancock

      William Hancock, a native of Massachusetts, came west following the gold rush and settled near Sacramento, California. In 1864, he enlisted in the Seventh California Infantry and was sent to Fort Yuma. He transferred to the First Arizona Volunteers in 1 ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-20 08:28

  2. Records of the Maxwell Land Grant Company

    The collection includes financial statements of condition for 1922 and 1927 for The Maxwell Land Grant Company; a bound 142 page Decree Index for the Springer Ditch Company vs. the French Land and Irrigation Company in the District Court of the Eighth Jud ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-20 08:37

  3. Papers of Ada Peirce McCormick

      Ada Stetson Peirce earned a degree in 1932 from the University of Arizona. From 1925 to 1930, Ada gave lectures on marriage and homemaking at various eastern colleges, establishing a national reputation. The McCormicks relocated to Tucson, Arizona, in 1 ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-20 09:05

  4. Papers of James F. McNulty

      James “Jim” F. McNulty, entered the United States Army, and served until the end of WWII. After WWII, McNulty entered the University of Arizona College of Law, graduating in 1951. McNulty served as city attorney for Bisbee, Tombstone, and Huachuca City. ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-20 09:45

  5. Jacome’s Department Store Records

      Jacome's Department Store began in 1896 as La Bonanza General Store. Company founder Carlos C. Jacome initially partnered with Loreto Carrillo and opened a store located at 84 West Congress Street, Tucson, Arizona. Jacome then partnered with Genaro ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-24 09:42

  6. Ronstadt Family Collection

      A prominent pioneer family of Tucson, AZ; the Ronstadts of Tucson originated with Frederick J.M. Ronstadt's arrival in Tucson from Mexico in 1882 to work as an apprentice in the Dalton and Vasquez Wagon Shop. In 1888 he opened his own shop, serving ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-24 09:57

  7. Hazel Warren Papers

      Hazel (Woolsey) Warren worked at a bank in Tecumseh. Later, she worked for a local newspaper qualifying as a linotype operator. After her marriage to Keith Warren , the couple managed the Kayenta Trading Post in Kayenta, Arizona, until 1935. They then m ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-29 14:38

  8. C.E. Britten Cattle Company Papers

    Clarence E. Britten (1893-1970) was a cattle ranch manager and owner in the area between Sasabe and Three Points, Arizona; he worked for thirty-two years as a bonded livestock dealer. Britten was born in California and worked for his father's freight ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-29 15:30

  9. Paul S. Martin Papers

    Paul Schultz Martin, a Pennsylvania native,earned a Ph.D. in Zoology in 1956 from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His early career aspiration to focus on collecting and studying plant and fossil specimens from tropical rainforests was cut short when ...

    castanoe - 2015-08-05 11:26

  10. Louise Foucar Marshall and Tom Marshall Collection

      Louise Henriette Foucar, the daughter of a wealthy Boston family that had emigrated from Germany, she searched for a place with a better climate to live due to poor health. After stints in El Paso, Texas and Mexico City, in 1890 she moved to Denver, Col ...

    castanoe - 2015-08-06 10:00