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  1. The Last of the Plainsmen

    Original typescript, except for final chapter which is in the author's handwriting. Other holograph corrections throughout by a different hand. Correspondence attesting to authenticity of handwriting is laid in. This is a biography of Charles Jesse J ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-05 17:35

  2. Scrapbook of Verda Lee Ludy Parrick

    Scrapbook of photographs and biographical material concerning Jacob E. Ludy and his family in Yuma, Ariz., in the early 1900s. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Water and Water Rights Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-05 18:05

  3. History of the Discovery of Tombstone, Arizona, as Told by Edward Lawrence Schieffelin

    Edward Schieffelin, 1847-1897, was a prospector and discovered the silver mines of the San Pedro Valley, which led to the establishment of Tombstone, Ariz. A version edited by Ben Traywick, was published by Red Marie's, 1988.Typescript, accompanied b ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 13:06

  4. Papers of Joseph Thomas McKinney

    Joseph Thomas McKinney was a pioneer and law enforcement officer in the Arizona territory. He was born June 20th 1858 in Arkansas. He arrived in Arizona around 1885 and worked for the Wabash Cattle Company above St. Johns in Apache County for about a year ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 13:17

  5. Papers of John J. Wingar

    John J. Wingar, 1833-1907, was a Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. Wingar moved to Prescott in 1877, and later lived in Florence, Pinal, Globe, and Tempe. He was active in establishing a school at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation. The colle ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 13:25

  6. Scrapbooks of Newspaper Clippings

     Louis C. Hughes, 1844-1915, was an Arizona pioneer,lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. Hughes established the Arizona Daily Star in 1877 and published it until his death. He served as district attorney, probate judge, attorney general of Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 14:48

  7. Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes

    Louis C. Hughes was an Arizona pioneer; lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. Hughes established the Arizona Daily Star in 1877 and published it until his death. He served as district attorney, probate judge, attorney general of Arizona, U.S. Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 14:52

  8. The Story of Patchy

    Typescript of unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May, a young Apache girl found in May, 1896, by Cochise County cattleman and former sheriff, John Slaughter, in an abandoned Apache camp. She lived with the Slaughters ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:05

  9. Correspondence of Bryan Ward Tichenor

    Bryan Ward Tichenor was an attorney, stenographer, notary public, and court reporter of the First Judicial District, Arizona Territory. The collection includes a holograph and typescript correspondence, both personal and professional, chiefly relates to a ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 17:51

  10. Diary of Louis John Frederick Jaeger

    Holograph notebook describes voyage as passenger on the ship Mason from Philadelphia to San Francisco, Feb. 22, 1849-Dec. 31, 1849. Later part of diary tells of operating a boarding house in San Francisco, and working as a carpenter. Included materials: M ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 18:06

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