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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 - 2014-03-10 14:29

  5. 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

  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. Fred Riecker Papers

    Fred A. Riecker was born in San Francisco, California, 1878, but shortly thereafter moved with his mother to Tucson, Arizona. He later began his professional career as a railroad survey engineer during the early 20th century for various locomotive compani ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 11:01

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