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  1. Riggs Family Papers

    This collection contains materials documenting the Riggs pioneer family history from the time Brannick Riggs married Mary Elizabeth Robbins in Texas in 1856, their first wagon train move to Colorado in 1871, and several years later relocating again to ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-02-09 16:44

  2. Portrait of a Teacher; Mary Elizabeth Post and Something of the Times in Which she Lived

    Mary Elizabeth Post (1841-1934) was an amateur historian, teacher and pioneer of education in Arizona. Originally from New York, Post moved to Yuma, AZ in 1872 and opened the third official school in the state. The collection contains a bound typescript ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 12:00