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  1. Record of William Henry Corbusier, Colonel, U.S. Army Retired

    Typescript of biographical account and reminiscences about events at posts while serving as surgeon,1872-1875, and 1884-1888. Includes information about the health conditions of Native Americans and soldiers at the Verde River Indian Agency, San Carlos Ap ...

    castanoe - 2013-10-07 13:22

  2. Collection Related to the USS Arizona (Battleship)

    The battleship USS Arizona (BB39) was launched in 1915 and sunk December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor. This collection was created from donations from various people involved with the ship during those years. This collection contains papers, photographs, and m ...

    castanoe - 2013-12-12 11:37

  3. Alexander Grayson Bowman Diary

    Holograph diary and certificates of promotion and discharge, with accompanying transcript and biographical material, consists of daily record of the march from Camp Union, near San Francisco, Oct. 18, 1861, until his mustering out at Franklin, near El Pas ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 13:28

  4. Papers of Leighton Finley

    Finley was a U.S. Army officer, Lieutenant, 10th cavalry, in Texas, 1880-1881, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1881-1884, and Arizona, 1885-1892.  Collection includes a diary, notebooks, biographical material, and photographs relating to Finley's Army serv ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 13:58

  5. Papers of the Oury Family

    The Oury family was an Arizona pioneer family, prominent in territorial political and military affairs. William S. Oury served as first Mayor of Tucson, 1864, and sheriff of Pima County, 1873-1877; he was a participant in the Camp Grant Massacre in which ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:10

  6. 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

  7. John Gregory Bourke Papers

    This collection includes correspondence, including letters from Gen. George Crook recommending Bourke for promotions, letters from publishers, and others to and from Bourke relating to his writing and military experiences. Included materials: Manuscript S ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:47

  8. Winfield Scott Collection

     Winfield Scott, 1786-1866, was a career U.S. Army officer, served throughout War of 1812, Indian Wars, War with Mexico, and the Civil War; presidential nominee for the Whig party in 1852. Collection includes a scrapbook of correspondence, engraved portra ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:50

  9. Edward S. Merritt Scrapbooks

    Four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating chiefly to U.S. Army and Navy activities and personnel. Vol. 4 also includes articles about Native Americans in Arizona and New Mexico. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Military Collection Area: ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:57

  10. Puebla, Mexico Records

        The state of Puebla is in the central southeastern part of Mexico; its capital is the city of Puebla. Some of the documents have "Puebla de los Angeles," which was the original name when founded by the Spanish in 1532. During the mid-ninetee ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:54

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