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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Comments by James Hancock on Walter Noble Burns' Book Tombstone

    James Hancock lived in Tombstone at the time of the O.K. Corral gunfight. Notes indicate his comments were written in Paradise, Arizona on March 30 and 31, probably in the 1930's. Typescript (carbon) prepared by Guy J. Giffen, California author, of ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-24 08:36

  5. Ramon F. Adams Papers

    Ramon F. Adams was a Western writer and bibliographer. Correspondence and manuscripts chiefly concerning Western history and literature; letters from friends, authors, editors, and publishers. Included are original typescripts with holograph corrections ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-01 13:36

  6. Pioneering Sociology on "The Last Frontier"

    Typescript (carbon) of the history of the Departments of Sociology as The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: University of ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-28 11:41

  7. 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 - 2013-04-11 13:57

  8. 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

  9. 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 - 2015-06-11 08:40

  10. 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 - 2014-02-21 15:27

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