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  1. Jacobs Family Papers

    L.M. Jacobs and Company, formerly M.I. Jacobs and Company, was a family business serving the mining camps and military establishments in Arizona during the 1870s. Their money exchange business grew significantly by 1871; gold coin from San Francisco was e ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:29

  2. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Juan Bautista de Anza, 1963-1740,was born in Basque country before leaving for New Spain when he was nineteen years old. There, he worked in silver mines, joined the cavalry and established livestock ranches. When silver was discovered in 1736 under his j ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:31

  3. Records of the Empire Ranch

    Started in 1876 by Walter L. Vail and partnered with Carrol W. Gates, the Empire Ranch became the largest in Arizona with operations extended to California, Kansas and Oklahoma. The headquarters were in California. Chiricahua Ranches Company purchased the ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:34

  4. Records of Charles M. Renaud

    Charles M. Renaud was the owner of mercantile stores in the mining towns of Pearce, Gleeson, and Courtland, Arizona. Collection includes journals, customers' accounts, invoices, inventories, correspondence, and related business records of Renaud' ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:35

  5. Records of the New England and Clifton Copper Company of Arizona

    The New England and Clifton Copper Company of Arizona was formed in 1903 and Edmund Bristol was the Vice President and Managing Director of the company. Correspondence, legal papers, financial and production records, ore shipments, assay records, and list ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:36

  6. Lewis W. Douglas Papers

      Lewis W. Douglas was a businessman, Democratic politician, philanthropist, and diplomat. He served in the Arizona State Legislature, 1922-1925; U.S. House of Representatives, 1927-1933; U.S. Budget Director, 1933-1934; President of McGill University, 19 ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:37

  7. Papers of Francis Henry Hereford

      Francis Henry Hereford was an attorney in Tucson, Ariz.; he served as Pima County District Attorney from 1882-1895 and was a delegate to the first State Constitutional Convention. Hereford specialized in mining and corporation law and was an attorney fo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:41

  8. Autobiography of William Bladen Jett

    This manuscript includes reminiscences of Jett's boyhood in Virginia during the Civil War; his service with the U.S. Army, chiefly at Ft. Huachuca and Ft. Stanton; cattle ranching in the San Pedro Valley, Ariz.; his employment in Phoenix as a teamste ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:42

  9. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. Papers relating to money owed Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda, with supporting records from various persons, some signed by governors an ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:43

  10. Emilio Kosterlitzky Papers

      Correspondence, photographs, biographical materials, clippings, official commissions and citations, chiefly concerning his service record and military activities. Correspondents include Porfírio Díaz, Leonard Wood, and Harrison Gray Otis. Also includes ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:46

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