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  1. Ownby Family Papers

    Collection includes letters and photographs. Original and typescript copies of personal letters from Anna Ownby to her husband, Bramble B. Ownby, from 1881-1888. They relate daily events in Lordsburg, while he was away working on the railroad. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:29

  2. Swigart Family Papers

    The Swigart family papers contains correspondence, photographs, and songs and poems pertaining to the Rothrock extended family. The correspondence in this collection is written between the three Swigart sisters, Esther (Rothrock), Rhoda (McCarthy) and ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-04-16 11:43

  3. The Story of Patchy

    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John Slaughter, a Cochise County cattleman and former ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:54

  4. Canadian History

    Sarah Ellen Roberts was a pioneer near Stettler, Alberta, Canada from 1906 to 1911. The collection contains a photocopy of a manuscript accompanied by a typed transcription. The manuscript is an autobiographical account of the homesteading experiences of ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 18:31