University of Arizona

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  1. Annual Reports of the Experiment Station

    Typescript (original and carbon) with photographs. Included materials:  Photographs Manuscript Subject Area:  Agriculture History of Science Collection Area:  University of Arizona 1916 to 1924 Number:  AZ 447 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:42

  2. Arizona's Desert as a Health Resort

    Typescript (original) of report on the health effects of the Arizona climate. Includes a listing of health resources in southern Arizona. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: History of Science Environment Collection Area: University of Arizona 19 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 12:40

  3. James Cameron Clark Correspondence

    Correspondence and reports relating to equipment, operation and quarters of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Arizona. Includes correspondence regarding a trip to Boulder Dam, 1936, with a group of electrical engin ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 13:34

  4. The Desert Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington: History and Achievements

    William Grovenor McGinnies was an arid lands ecologist, educator; University of Arizona Assistant Professor, 1927-1929, Associate Professor, 1930-1932, Acting Head of the Botany Department, 1932-1935, Director of Lab Tree Research, 1960-1964, Director of ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-15 10:42

  5. Letters Regarding the Russell Process

    Edward H.  Russell was the inventor of the process for extracting silver from raw ore by lixiviation, using hyposulphite. This procedure was first successfully introduced in September 1884 at Silver Reef, Utah. Carbons of letters in bound letter copying b ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 12:49

  6. University of Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station records

    The national Agricultural Experiment Station System was created in 1887 to promote and conduct agricultural research at land-grant institutions around the country. The research arm of the College of Agriculture, the Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:23

  7. Rueben Augustine Wilbur

      Dr. Wilbur graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1863. He moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1865, established a medical practice and homesteaded ranch lands near Arivaca, Arizona. In 1868-1869, he was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to conduct a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:31

  8. Michael J. Drake Papers

    This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Michael J. Drake.  The bulk of the material relates to his career as a researcher and professor in geochemistry, planetary sciences, and meteoritics at the University of Arizona.  The majority of ...

    trentp - 2014-05-20 13:06

  9. University of Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station Records

      Establishment of the University of Arizona and the Agricultural Experiment Station were interrelated. Frank A. Gulley was appointed Dean of the first School of Agriculture in 1890. Before the opening of the University in Fall 1891, Gulley selected facul ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-14 14:47

  10. Rah for the Engineers!

    James P. McCormick was born in 1911 and attended Northwestern University (PhD 1937). He was an English professor at Wayne State University, and, later, an administrator for Detroit Edison Company. He retired to Tucson in 1974 and accepted a position as ad ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:09

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