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  1. Papers of John Clum

    John P. Clum was the Indian agent at the San Carlos Indian Reservation, 1874-1877; later newspaper editor, postmaster, and mayor of Tombstone, Ariz., as well as postal inspector and lecturer in Alaska. His son, Woodworth Clum, was a newspaper editor of ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 13:13

  2. 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 ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-05 16:28

  3. 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    Typescript of unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May, a young Apache girl found in May, 1896, by Cochise County cattleman and former sheriff, John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 - 2016-01-13 08:53

  4. Papers Relating to His History of Arizona

    Typescript (v.5-6, carbons) in eight notebooks. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1914 to 1918 Number: AZ 248 ...

    castanoe - 2016-03-02 09:06

  5. Manuscripts of John L. Riggs

    John L. Riggs was a local historian in Mohave County, Arizona. Collection includes holograph articles concerning Mohave County, Ariz. history, including Walapai Indians, William H. Hardy, turquoise mines, the Silver Hill Massacre, and the killing of the ...

    castanoe - 2016-03-02 09:30

  6. Derrotero de los Padres Fray Francisco Atanacio Domínguez, and Fr. Silvestre Vélez, de Escalante, en sus exploraciónes, desde las missiones de Zuñy del Nuevo Mexico, hasta las ymmediaciones de Monte Rey de California

    Collection includes eighteenth-century copy of the diary kept by Vélez de Escalante on his expedition with Dominguez through the four corners area of the American Southwest, July 29, 1776 to Jan. 2, 1777. Although unsuccessful in their mission to find a ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:13

  7. Blazer Family Papers

    Chiefly photocopies of correspondence, manuscripts, land claims, patents, machinery catalogs, and legal papers of Armer Newton Blazer; also photocopied correspondence and manuscripts of Paul Blazer, and photograph reprints. Included materials: Photographs ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:46

  8. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    Bound manuscript volume contains two different works on northern New Spain.  Also contains a complete copy of the diary kept by the Franciscans Silvestre Vélez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Domínguez. It recounts their expedition into Colorado, Utah ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:14

  9. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 08:41

  10. John Philip Clum Collection

    Records of Clum's tenure at the San Carlos Apache Indian Agency, 1874-1878, and documents relating to his career, 1880-1917 chronological arrangement. Includes photocopies of San Carlos Indian Agency reports, abstracts of disbursements, vouchers, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:32