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  1. 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 - 2014-11-03 17:35

  2. 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 - 2015-02-18 14:06

  3. 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 - 2015-06-10 12:53

  4. 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 - 2015-06-11 09:16

  5. Paul Bigelow Sears Collection

    The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, grant proposals, reports, photographs, subject files, field notes, pollen samples and data relating to desert ecology which document Paul Sear's career as a botanist, ecologist and educator. The ...

    trentp - 2015-07-29 15:49

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