University of Arizona

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  1. Scrapbook of Verda Lee Ludy Parrick

    Scrapbook of photographs and biographical material concerning Jacob E. Ludy and his family in Yuma, Ariz., in the early 1900s. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Water and Water Rights Explorers/Pioneers Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 10:08

  2. Diary of Louis John Frederick Jaeger

    Holograph notebook describes voyage as passenger on the ship Mason from Philadelphia to San Francisco, Feb. 22, 1849-Dec. 31, 1849. Later part of diary tells of operating a boarding house in San Francisco, and working as a carpenter. Included materials: M ...

    castanoe - 2014-08-01 14:27

  3. Papers Relating to His History of Arizona

    Typescript (v.5-6, carbons) in eight notebooks. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Explorers/Pioneers Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1914 to 1918 Number: AZ 248 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 13:32

  4. Four Generations of the Douglas Family in America

    Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, United States House of Representatives, United States Budget Director, President of McGill University, head of the United ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-18 16:42

  5. Mormons in Arizona

    Historical sketches, minutes of meetings, letters, journals, diaries, and autobiographical sketches including histories written by R.E. Porter and George S. Tanner relating to Mormon settlements in Arizona, chiefly at Joseph City and other points along th ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-23 15:20

  6. Comments by James Hancock on Walter Noble Burns' Book Tombstone

    James Hancock lived in Tombstone at the time of the O.K. Corral gunfight. Notes indicate his comments were written in Paradise, Arizona on March 30 and 31, probably in the 1930's. Typescript (carbon) prepared by Guy J. Giffen, California author, of m ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-24 08:36

  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 - 2014-09-30 16:28

  8. Ramon F. Adams Papers

    Ramon F. Adams was a Western writer and bibliographer. Correspondence and manuscripts chiefly concerning Western history and literature; letters from friends, authors, editors, and publishers. Included are original typescripts with holograph corrections o ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-01 13:36

  9. 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 colle ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 08:59

  10. 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 187 ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:00

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