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  1. Papers of John Clum

    John P. Clum was the Indian agent at the San Carlos Indian Reservation, 1874-1877; later newspaper editor, postmaster, and mayor of Tombstone, AZ, as well as postal inspector and lecturer in Alaska. His son, Woodworth Clum, was a newspaper editor of the ...

    castanoe - 2020-04-21 17:53

  2. Papers of the Hein family

    The Hagedorn family was a German family who emigrated to the United States in the 1880s. One branch of the family settled in Brooklyn, NY and began a hotel business while the other half settled in Skull Valley, AZ and purchased part interest in the ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 15:57

  3. The Last of the Plainsmen

    Zane Gray (1872-1939) was an American author most popular for his western adventure books and novels. Many of his works were adapted for film and television, the most notable being The Lone Star Ranger (1915). Gray was also the author of The Last of the ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-22 15:07

  4. Scrapbook of Verda Lee Ludy Parrick

    Jacob E. Ludy (1858-1921) was born in Mercer County, MO. He was a civil engineer who moved to Yuma, AZ in 1898 to survey for the Irrigation, Land and Improvement Company, where he later became the general manager and vice president of the company. He is ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-01 18:02

  5. History of the Discovery of Tombstone, Arizona, as Told by Edward Lawrence Schieffelin

    Edward Schieffelin (1847-1897) was a prospector and discovered the silver mines of the San Pedro Valley, which led to the establishment of Tombstone, AZ. The collection contains a typescript of the accounts of discovering the area now known as Tombstone, ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-04 18:27

  6. Papers of John J. Wingar

    John J. Wingar, (1833-1907), was a Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. Wingar moved to Prescott in 1877, and later lived in Florence, Pinal, Globe, and Tempe. He was active in establishing a school at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:08

  7. Scrapbooks of Newspaper Clippings

    Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to Hughes' political career. Also includes various telegrams congratulating Hughes on his election to governor of Arizona. In three volumes. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:38

  8. Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes

    Correspondence with Louis C. Hughes dating from his time as Governor of Arizona Territory, 1893-1896. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:40

  9. The Story of Patchy

    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John Slaughter, a Cochise County cattleman and former ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:54

  10. Papers of Joseph Thomas McKinney

    Autobiographical sketch, letter, and documents. The 19-page sketch includes his involvement as a law enforcement officer in the Graham-Tewksbury feud; and a letter, dated 1927, to his son describes a hanging at the Arizona State Prison at Florence. Also ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 17:13

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