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. Emile Cyrus Houle Collection

      Emile Cyrus Houle,1881-1966, graduated, M. D., from the University of Michigan in 1904. Houle became the Assistant Surgeon of the Sud Pacifico (S. P.) de Mexico Railroad Company on the west coast of Mexico in 1907 where he worked under George Emory Good ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 13:45

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Records of the Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution

      The Desert Botanical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution was established by Volney M. Spaulding and William A. Cannon at Tumamoc Hill, Tucson, Arizona, in 1903. It was sold to the U.S. Forest Service in 1940, and later to the University of Arizona in ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:48

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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