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  1. Papers of William E. Thomas

    William E. Thomas, born in 1852, was a Businessman, as well as city and county official of Phoenix, Arizona. He served as Postmaster of Phoenix from 1894-1898, and of Liberty, Arizona in 1901 and 1905. The collection includes correspondence, reports, bill ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 08:38

  2. Records of the Harshaw Mining Company

    The Harsaw Mining Company was based in San Francisco and New York City, operating in the Harshaw Mining District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona. Collection includes contracts, assay reports, and general inventories of company. Consists of two ledgers. The fi ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 08:45

  3. Papers of Isaac Taft Stoddard

    Isaac Taft Stoddard was an Arizona businessman and politician; Secretary of Arizona Territory, 1901 to 1904. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, maps, and geologists' reports related to the Stoddard Copper Company and Copper Mountains Mi ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:43

  4. Gurdon Montague Butler Papers

    Gurdon Matague Butler was the Dean of the College of Mines and Engineering (1915-1940); Dean of Engineering (1940-1951); director of Arizona Bureau of Mines (1918-1940) at The University of Arizona.  The collection includes typescript (carbon) and hologra ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:28

  5. Records of the Commonwealth Mine

      The Commonwealth Mine of Cochise County was discovered by John Pearce in 1895. Later that year he formed a partnership with John Brockman, R.A.F. Penrose, and D.M. Barringer and organized Commonwealth Mining and Milling Company. By 1905, the high-grade ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:44

  6. Papers of William E. Defty

      Defty emigrated to the United States from England, and assisted his father, Henry Defty, and his uncle, Jacob Defty, in the procurement and sale of real estate to English investors. All of the Deftys were involved in mining activities in the San Bernadi ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:54

  7. Selim Maurice Franklin Papers

      Selim Maurice Franklin was an attorney in Tucson, Arizona. He represented numerous mining interests and property holder in southern Arizona. The bulk of the collection consists of legal papers and financial records relating to mining companies, cattle c ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-10 08:29

  8. Letter Books of Theodore Bryant Comstock

    Theodore B. Comstock, 1849-1915, was a professional geologist, mining engineer and consultant. He was an assistant state geologist of Texas, Head of The University of Arizona School of Mines, and first president of The University of Arizona, 1894-1895. Ho ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-10 08:52

  9. Ruperto Jayme Papers

    Ruperto Jayme, 1873?-1942, was a pioneer businessman with mining and mercantile interests; Sonora, Mex. and Arizona. The collection includes letters, bills, tax receipts, and related personal memorabilia from association with various mining companies, chi ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-10 09:44

  10. Papers of Roger Stern

      Roger Stern graduated from San Diego State University in 1938 with a B.S. in Physics. He served in the U.S. Navy in the field of Aviation Electronics from December 1944 to March 1946. Roger Stern married Caroline Vota Stern; they had 3 children. His ext ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-14 15:30

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