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  1. Correspondence of Merrill Pingree Freeman

    Merrill Freeman was born in Ohio in February 1844. He was a resident of Nevada for 18 years and moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1880. In 1884 he was appointed postmaster for the city of Tucson, but resigned this position in 1887 to accept the position as a ca ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-11 08:24

  2. Territory of Arizona vs. ...David Gibson

    James Levy was a gunfighter and gambler; killed in 1882 at Tucson, Ariz., as a result of a feud with John Murphy, a Tucson gambler. Collection includes a holograph copy of files and records concerning an 1885 murder trial held in Pinal County. The defenda ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 16:36

  3. Papers of Estelle Lutrell

    These papers were produced by Estelle Lutrell chiefly during her tenure as University Librarian. This collection includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, histories and compilations by Lutrell chiefly relating to University of Arizona h ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-04 09:48

  4. San Juan de la Cruz Hacienda Records

    Sixteen manuscripts, ranging in date from 1649-1805, that contain legal proceedings, receipts, deeds and business records relating to this hacienda and flour mill, located in the Jurisdiction of the Valle de San Bartolomé, Chihuahua, Mexico. The original ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:12

  5. Legal Papers Relating to Four Civil Rights Cases Before Various Courts in Arizona

    Typescript (carbon and original) correspondence, research materials, memoranda, legal records and background materials. Includes printed transcripts of the trials. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Law & Legal Issues Collection Area: Politi ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:38

  6. Minutes of the Tombstone Common Council

    Photocopy of holograph minutes of City Council meetings for the periods Sept. 10, 1880 to Aug. 22, 1887 and Sept. 20, 1926 to Sept. 14, 1931, in 6 volumes. Includes appointments of city officials including special law enforcement agents, and acknowledgeme ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-10 08:56

  7. Hopi Traditionalist Movement Papers

    This movement opposed policies of Hopi Tribal Council, Peabody Coal Company, Indian Claims Commission, and others which threatened traditional Hopi land and life. This collection consists of correspondence, transcripts of meetings, clippings, legal papers ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-24 09:33

  8. Lawrence Gipe Operation Streamline Sketches

    This collection is comprised of 37 sketches done in pencil on paper by Lawrence Gipe which document trials of inmates accused of illegal immigration into the United States as part of the Operation Streamline program. The collection guide contains embedded ...

    trentp - 2015-04-16 15:46

  9. The Documented Border Collection

    The Documented Border Collection is a subset of our Borderlands Collections and is being made available through an open access digital archive. Currently, it includes the Lawrence Gipe Operation Streamline Sketches and The Celeste González de Bustamante a ...

    trentp - 2015-04-24 12:47

  10. The Great Soul Trial Collection

    The Great Soul Trial was first held in Phoenix, Arizona in 1967 and went to retrial in 1971. The purpose of the trial was to honor the will of James Kidd that left money to fund scientific research that provided proof of a human soul that leaves the body ...

    trentp - 2015-06-08 13:39