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  1. Diary of John C. Tidball

    John C. Tidball, 1825-1906, was a Lieutenant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; accompanied Lt. A.W. Whipple on the survey for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean in 1853-1854. This collection includes a diary kept while on survey ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 10:44

  2. Letter of Louis John Frederick Jaeger

    Louis John Frederick Jaeger was a ferryman and adventurer. He operated ferry across Colorado River at Yuma, Ariz., 1850-1877. Collection includes part of holograph letter from nephew announcing Jaeger's death in Washington, D.C., dated July 1, 1892. ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 12:58

  3. The Rise and Decline of High Plains Wagon Freighting

    Walker's research is concerned with the importance of wagon freighting in the economic development of the American West. The time period under discussion begins in 1822, with early merchandise wagons making the trip from Franklin, Missouri to Santa F ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:56

  4. Records of Pima County (Ariz.)

    Pima County, located in southern Arizona, was formed in 1864 by an act of the First Legislative Session of the Territory of Arizona. The county seat is Tucson, Arizona. Financial accounts, petitions, bonds, reports, leases, deeds, abstracts of titles, tax ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:19

  5. Papers of William Field Staunton

      Mining Engineer in Arizona and California. Staunton was mill and mine superintendent at the Tombstone Mill & Mining Co., Charleston, Ariz. from 1885 to 1894, superintendent of the Congress (Ariz.) Gold Co. 1894 to 1910. He was also general manager o ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:25

  6. Fred Harvey Hotels Collection

    Fred Harvey (1835-1901) began a partnership with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in 1878. In 1889, the Railway gave Harvey exclusive rights to manage and operate his eating houses, lunch stands, and hotel facilities upon the Santa Fe's rail ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:07

  7. Records of the Twin Buttes Mining and Smelting Company

    Mining operation in the Twin Buttes area, Pima County, Arizona, subsequently leased or owned by Bush-Baxter, Glance Mining Company, Midland Copper Company, San Xavier Extension Copper Company. In addition to its mines the company operated a boarding house ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 13:47

  8. 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 - 2015-07-20 09:52

  9. Scrapbooks of George W. P. Hunt

    George W.P. Hunt, 1859-1934, was an Arizona politician. He served as President of the Arizona Constitutional Convention, 1910 as well as Governor of Arizona, 1912-1919, 1923-1929, and 1931-1933.This collection contains seventy scrapbooks of news clippings ...

    castanoe - 2015-12-21 09:46

  10. Papers of Louis Rosenbaum

    Louis Rosenbaum was a merchant from New Mexico. This collection cosists of letters and power of attorney, from Las Cruces, N.M., Sept. 6, 1877. Letter to John B. Morrill requesting he act as Rosenbaum's agent at the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Ari ...

    castanoe - 2015-12-21 10:43

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