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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 the Hein family

    Letters from the Hein family and Paul Loske to the Hagedorn family pertaining to frontier life in Skull Valley. Also includes documents relating to their participation in the Prescott Coal Development Company; Hagedorn's passport and ship papers ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 09:14

  3. 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 - 2014-07-31 10:08

  4. 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 ...

    castanoe - 2015-12-21 10:34

  5. Papers of Joseph Thomas McKinney

    Autobiographical sketch, letter, and documents. The 19-page sketch includes his involvement as a law enforcement officer in the Graham- Tewksbury feud; and a letter, 1927, to his son describes a hanging at the Arizona State Prison at Florence. Also ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 13:17

  6. 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

  7. 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    Typescript of unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May, a young Apache girl found in May, 1896, by Cochise County cattleman and former sheriff, John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

  8. 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: ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-26 08:24

  9. Diary of Louis John Frederick Jaeger

    Two holograph notebooks cover Mar. 1, 1875-Apr. 7, 1880, and Feb. 11 to Mar. 25, 1892; personal entries relate weather conditions, work accomplished, money owed or paid, and daily events. Accompanied by 500 page transcript and photocopy. Included ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-26 08:41

  10. Account books of Louis John Frederick Jaeger

    Louis John Frederick Jaeger, 1824-1892 was a ferryman and adventurer; operated ferry across Colorado River at Yuma, Ariz., 1850-1877. This collection contains four holograph financial account books for 1860-1861, 1876, and 1891 consist of amounts paid and ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-26 08:55