University of Arizona

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  1. 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

  2. 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 - 2014-03-10 14:47

  3. C.E. Britten Cattle Company Papers

    Clarence E. Britten (1893-1970) was a cattle ranch manager and owner in the area between Sasabe and Three Points, Arizona; he worked for thirty-two years as a bonded livestock dealer. Britten was born in California and worked for his father's freight ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:48

  4. Hodge Family Papers

    The three main individuals all have the same name. Hugh Lenox Hodge and his son Hugh Lenox Hodge were both associated with the University of Pennsylvania medical faculty; his grandson Hugh Lenox Hodge was a rancher in New Mexico. The Aspinwall and Woolsey ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:08

  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 - 2014-03-10 17:26

  6. Papers of the Manning Family

      The Manning Family was instrumental in the agricultural and urban development of Tucson and southern California during the late-nineteenth century. The family owned huge tracts of rich agricultural land in Arizona, California, and Mexico, were successfu ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:49

  7. Papers of Phyllis and Weldon Heald

    Phyllis and Weldon Heald were free-lance writers who relocated to southeast Arizona from the northeast. They owned the Flying H Ranch in the Huachuca Mountains, and the Painted Canyon Ranch in the Chiricahua Mountains before settling down to write full-ti ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:46

  8. Harry Heffner Empire Ranch photograph collection

    Primarily photographs but also a small amount of reminiscences, typescripts of letters, and notes concerning Harry Heffner’s involvement with the Empire Ranch  from 1893 to 1905. There are typescript copies of letters written to Edward L. Vail, 1875 to 18 ...

    castanoe - 2014-05-12 11:13

  9. Papers of Daniel C. McKinney

    Cattle rancher; President, Arizona Cattle Growers' Association, 1932, Member, Arizona Livestock Sanitary Board, 1931-1932, worked with various credit banks and the Hearst Corporation analyzing livestock and ranching operations. Managed primary campai ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 09:18

  10. Papers of Mary Kidder Rak

    Correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, notes, photographs, and other papers relating to her writing career. Included are three unpublished manuscripts of western fiction; articles and stories; a letter containing Kidder family genealogy; two photographs ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 09:30

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