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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 - 2016-11-18 15:00

  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 - 2016-11-21 09:30

  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    Unpublished typescript of Giffen's bibliography of western badmen and peace officers active from 1865 through the 1890's. Lists 362 outlaws/peace officers with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 - 2016-11-21 15:25

  4. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    Collection materials consist of family correspondence and photographs, tax receipts, stock certificates, legal documents relating to his partnerships with Bennett Bros. & Co.; J.T. Bennett & Co.; Bennett, Van Wagenen & Co.; Bennett and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:28

  5. Ownby Family Papers

    Collection includes letters and photographs. Original and typescript copies of personal letters from Anna Ownby to her husband, Bramble B. Ownby, from 1881-1888. They relate daily events in Lordsburg, while he was away working on the railroad. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:29

  6. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:41

  7. 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 - 2016-11-22 11:14

  8. Riggs Family Papers

    This collection contains materials documenting the Riggs pioneer family history from the time Brannick Riggs married Mary Elizabeth Robbins in Texas in 1856, their first wagon train move to Colorado in 1871, and several years later relocating again to ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-02-09 16:44

  9. Swigart Family Papers

    The Swigart family papers contains correspondence, photographs, and songs and poems pertaining to the Rothrock extended family. The correspondence in this collection is written between the three Swigart sisters, Esther (Rothrock), Rhoda (McCarthy) and ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-04-16 11:43

  10. Tony Zimmerman papers

    This collection contains the manuscripts of Tony Zimmerman who was a contributor to the development of Mount Lemmon. The writings are largely short stories that cover topics from personal and family history to commentary pieces. Also included are ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-07-10 15:54

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