University of Arizona

Explorers/Pioneers

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  1. 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 - 2013-04-16 14:50

  2. 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 - 2013-04-17 10:14

  3. 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    Unpublished typescript of Giffen's bibliography of western badmen and peace officers active from 1865 through the 1890's. Lists 362 outlaws/peace officers with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 - 2013-04-18 13:01

  4. Canadian History

    Photocopy of manuscript accompanied by a typed transcription. Autobiographical account of the homesteading experiences of the Roberts family: Sarah, her physician husband, and their three sons, Frank, Lathrop, and Brockway. It begins in western Canada in ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:06

  5. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    The Bennetts and the Morrills were related pioneer families in Silver City, New Mexico. Cornelius Bennett was a town founder, and served as a school trustee and probate judge. John B. Morrill was a councilman, and operated the general store J.B. Morrill a ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:11

  6. Ownby Family Papers

    Pioneer family who moved from Bakersfield, California to Lordsburg, New Mexico in 1881, where they operated a boarding establishment, the Ownby House. Collection includes letters and photographs. Original and typescript copies of personal letters from Ann ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:14

  7. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    Taylor F. Ealy was a Missionary, doctor, and teacher.The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. Ealy operated the U.S. Freedmen's School for black children at Fort Arbuckle, Oklahoma, from 1874 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 15:59

  8. Reminiscences of Nancy Melvina Foster

    One holographic manuscript, probably written in 1937. In it, Nancy Melvina Foster recounts her experiences, from 1871-1921, of homesteading in Arizona, farming in California, and life in the mining camps of Arizona and New Mexico. Genealogy sheet enclosed ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:39

  9. Papers of Floyd S. Fierman

      This collection was compiled between 1949-1989 by Rabbi Floyd Fierman, Ph.D. (1917-1989), who served Temple Mount Sinai of El Paso, Texas from 1949 to 1979. His leadership in the community extended far beyond the temple. He was actively engaged in comba ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-02 12:03

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

    Typescript (carbon) affidavit eight pages, citing, in part, from da Nizza's 1539 "Relacion". Accompanied by Fray Marcos de Niza Monument Association brochure. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: ...

    castanoe - 2014-02-21 15:27

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