University of Arizona

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  1. 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 material ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-19 14:45

  2. 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 - 2013-03-19 14:51

  3. Record of Weather and Stages of the Colorado River

    Fragment of weather records and states of the Colorado River, kept by Jaeger at the Yuma Ferry, April 1854 to Jan. 1856. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Environment Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1854 to 1856 Numb ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-19 14:54

  4. Portrait of a Teacher; Mary Elizabeth Post and Something of the Times in Which she Lived

    Bound typescript story of the life the Mary Elizabeth Post, an amatuer historian. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Arizona & Southwest Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: Literature 1938 Number: AZ 157 ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-19 17:37

  5. History of Arizona

    Various portions of unpublished manuscript in original and carbon typescript and photocopy; relating to Arizona history from early history to the 20th century. In additon to general history, includes chapters on Mormon colonization, Native Americans, loca ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-26 12:01

  6. Docket of Preliminary Hearings

    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 for Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-26 13:13

  7. 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 - 2013-03-26 17:07

  8. 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 L ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-26 17:13

  9. 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 ma ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 10:13

  10. Four Generations of the Douglas Family in America

    Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, United States House of Representatives, United States Budget Director, President of McGill University, head of the United ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 10:16

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