University of Arizona

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  1. Records of the Arizona Mohair Growers Association

    The Arizona Mohair Growers Association, based in Prescott; formed to promote the mohair industry and study rangeland use and grazing. Collection includes correspondence, financial records, minutes of meetings, reports, statistics, photographs, articles an ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:21

  2. Bayless Family Papers

    The Bayless family were pioneers in Arizona. William H. Bayless and his sons, Charles and John, were involved in cattle and sheep ranching in Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota before coming to Arizona in 1883. With Jehiel W. Berkalew, they established Bay ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:33

  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. Charles Ulen Pickrell Papers

      Charles U. Pickrell was a livestock specialist and was Director of the University of Arizona Agricultural Extension Service from 1937-1958. This collection includes personal and official correspondence, photographs, articles, speeches, clippings, notes ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:39

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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