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  1. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Audio Tapes Collection

      This collection consists of audio cassette tapes which contain either interviews or lectures which are relevant to the history of Jews who settled in the American Southwest or to more general Jewish topics. The bulk of the tapes consists either of inter ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:28

  2. Correspondence of Crawley P. Dake

      Crawley P. Dake was Union soldier during the Civil War and U.S. Marshal for Arizona Territory from 1878 to 1882. Dake was born at Kenfield, Ontario, Canada in 1827. When the Civil War broke out, he was commissioned in the 5th Michigan Cavalry. He served ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:27

  3. Jacobs Family Papers

    L.M. Jacobs and Company, formerly M.I. Jacobs and Company, was a family business serving the mining camps and military establishments in Arizona during the 1870s. Their money exchange business grew significantly by 1871; gold coin from San Francisco was e ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:29

  4. Bayless Family Papers

    The Bayless family were pioneers in Arizona. William H. Bayless and his sons, Charles and John, were involved in cattle and sheep ranching in Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota before coming to Arizona in 1883. With Jehiel W. Berkalew, they established Bay ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:33

  5. Hazel E. Mills Papers

    Hazel Emery was born in Pomona, California on October 29, 1910. She lived on a ranch near Chino, California. Then the family moved to Long Beach. Hazel married Randall Vause Mills on December 13, 1931 in Berkeley, California. Both were writers about Orego ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:20

  6. Lou Blachly Papers

    General family history includes typescripts of biographical notes, correspondence, and remembrances by various members of both the Bradley and Blachly families. Included materials: Photographs Audio Recordings Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers M ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:04

  7. Correspondence of George Cranston

    George Cranston was born in 1848, probably in New York state. Following an argument with his father, George was ordered to leave the family farm, and in 1866 he joined the army. Cranston's first post was Fort Yuma, Arizona Territory. In the ensuing y ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27

  8. Southwest Mission Research Center

      The Southwestern Mission Research Center was created in 1965 mainly through the determination of Rev. Charles W. Polzer, S.J. It is a nonprofit organization which was originally set up for the purpose of locating for Father Kino’s grave and to conduct r ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-25 08:01

  9. Papers of the Hein family

    Letters from the Hein family and Paul Loske to the Hagedorn family pertaining to frontier life in Skull Valley. Also includes documents relating to their participation in the Prescott Coal Development Company; Hagedorn's passport and ship papers whil ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 09:14

  10. The Last of the Plainsmen

    Original typescript, except for final chapter which is in the author's handwriting. Other holograph corrections throughout by a different hand. Correspondence attesting to authenticity of handwriting is laid in. This is a biography of Charles Jesse J ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 09:57

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