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  1. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Audio Tapes Collection

    The Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives audio tapes collection consists of audio cassette tapes which contain either interviews or lectures which are relevant to the history of Jews who settled in the American Southwest or to more general Jewish topics. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:28

  2. Report of the Charles L. Bernheimer Expeditions

    Photocopy of report of expeditions sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. Also consists of daily journal describing camps, travel conditions, and scenery during annual summer expeditions in Arizona and Utah between 1922 and 1930. Included ...

    castanoe - 2016-03-11 10:50

  3. Four Generations of the Douglas Family in America

    Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. This collection includes a typescript (photocopy) made from author's original manuscript. ...

    castanoe - 2016-03-14 08:19

  4. Mormons in Arizona

    Historical sketches, minutes of meetings, letters, journals, diaries, and autobiographical sketches including histories written by R.E. Porter and George S. Tanner relating to Mormon settlements in Arizona, chiefly at Joseph City and other points along ...

    castanoe - 2016-03-15 08:56

  5. Diary-Journal of Events, etc. on a Journey from Missouri to California

    Daily journal describing conditions and events of journey from Missouri, through New Mexico and southern Arizona, to California, Apr. 23 to Dec. 6, 1849. Contains references to San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Ariz., and Apaches. Includes tables of distances ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 11:41

  6. Letter, 1938 Dec. 22, Prescott (Ariz.), to Mrs. John W. Mayes, Phoenix (Ariz.)

    Typescript (original) letter describing his mining and mercantile activities in Nogales and Ajo (Ariz.), 1883-1931, including his business dealings with Albert Steinfeld, Randall Ore Reduction Company, Cornelia and Rescue Company, C & A Mining Company ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:04

  7. Affidavit: the Route Followed by Fray Marcos de Niza Which Led to the Discovery of Arizona

    Typescript (carbon) affadavit eight pages, citing, in part, from da Nizza's 1539 "Relacion". Accompanied by Fray Marcos de Niza Monument Association brochure. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:53

  8. Donald M. Powell Papers

    Typescript holograph, notes, maps and transcripts used for the new edition. Included materials: Maps Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1965 Number: AZ 561 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 15:00

  9. 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 - 2016-11-21 09:30

  10. Six Shooter's Who's Who

    Unpublished typescript of Giffen's bibliography of western badmen and peace officers active from 1865 through the 1890's. Lists 362 outlaws/peace officers with approximately 12,300 references. Each person has a brief history followed by citation ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:25

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