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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 ...

    castanoe - 2016-01-26 09:04

  5. 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 amateur historian. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Arizona & Southwest Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: Literature 1938 Number: AZ 157 ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-08 07:49

  6. Correspondence of Crawley P. Dake

    Photocopies of correspondence relating to lawlessness in the southeastern section involving cowboy gangs, difficulties between local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Marshall, Crawley P. Dake, and his deputy, Wyatt Earp. Correspondents include John J ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:27

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    Various portions of unpublished manuscript in original and carbon typescript and photocopy; relating to Arizona history from early history to the 20th century.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

    castanoe - 2016-02-15 09:26

  8. Jacobs Family Papers

    The collection consists of correspondence, letter books, invoices, financial statements, ledgers, journals, receipts, cancelled checks, debit and credit memos, certificate of deposit stubs, draft registers, collection registers, and remittance registers ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:29

  9. Docket of Preliminary Hearings

    Letter copybook of Hughes correspondence while serving as Governor of Arizona Territory. Letters include references to appointments, recommendations, the territorial prison, and the Board of Regents. ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-19 10:00

  10. Bayless Family Papers

    Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, land patents, and account books of William Henry Bayless and his sons relating to cattle and sheep ranching operations in Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Arizona. Also includes letters written to J.F. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:33

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