University of Arizona

Explorers/Pioneers

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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, Ariz., as well as postal inspector and lecturer in Alaska. His son, Woodworth Clum, was a newspaper editor of th ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 13:13

  5. John Philip Clum Collection

    John Philip Clum served as Apache agent on the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona Territory. He adeptly handled the Apache outbreaks from the reservation by asking the military to withdraw to a distance of five miles from the reservation. To limit c ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 13:12

  6. Blazer Family Papers

    Chiefly photocopies of correspondence, manuscripts, land claims, patents, machinery catalogs, and legal papers of Armer Newton Blazer; also photocopied correspondence and manuscripts of Paul Blazer, and photograph reprints. Included materials: Photographs ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:46

  7. Aphold Family Papers

    The Apholds were an Arizona pioneer family and miners that resided in Tucson. Adelaide A. Aphold and Henry Louis Aphold, brother and sister, inherited many of the family gold, silver and lead ore mines. Their father, Henry Louis Aphold, Sr., was a salesma ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:38

  8. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Arizona Reference Files

     Collection contains wide-ranging types of material regarding Jewish individuals and institutions in Arizona, principally southern Arizona. This material is especially reflective of the late-nineteenth century and the role of Jews in the Arizona Territory ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:27

  9. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Photograph Collection

    This collection contains photographs and negatives, copyprints, photocopies, slides, and contact prints which depict wide-ranging types of subject matter regarding Jewish individuals and institutions. The bulk of the photographs were made in the South wes ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:25

  10. 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

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