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  1. Records Relating to Cases Decided by the Court of Private Land Claims, Arizona District

    The Court of Private Land Claims was established by the United States in 1891. Its purpose was to adjudicate title and ownership of Spanish and Mexican land grants in territories ceded by Mexico to the United States by the treaties of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-24 15:03

  2. Documents Relating to San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales Land Grant

    Typescript and printed materials, chiefly deeds of sale 1879-1899, relating to the San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales land grant. Land originally granted to Captain Ygnacio Elias Gonzales and Juan Nepomucino Felix. Included are documents filed with Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-07 12:02

  3. Evans Percy Peterman Papers

    Evans Percy Peterman was a Texas contractor and lieutenant in WWI; his father A.L. Peterman was a professor, salesman, and real estate agent in Texas, several Southeastern states, and Mexico. Chiefly miscellaneous financial papers and correspondence, from ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:48

  4. Tucson Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgendered Issues Collection

    Originated in 1998 as a mayoral task force in response to a hate crime in Tucson, the force evolved into a Commission of its own in 1999. The commission deals with a number of GLBT-related issues in the community, including HIV awareness and advocating fo ...

    castanoe - 2013-07-09 15:48

  5. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. Papers relating to money owed Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda, with supporting records from various persons, some signed by governors an ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:43

  6. Papers of Merle Armitage

    Merle Armitage was an American author, publisher, book designer, graphic artist, and impresario. The collection contains an assortment of correspondence, books, some published by his Manzanita Press, typescripts of books and short stories, advertisements, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:19

  7. Papers of Earle Robert Forrest

    Earle Robert Forrest was a cowboy, photographer, and writer. He raveled extensively in the Southwest during the early 1900s, photographing and gathering research materials for his writings. This collection is organized into two subgroups: Papers and Photo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:28

  8. Resolutions of the Prescott Citizens Committee

    Resolutions, handwritten by some citizens of Prescott, Arizona, and sent to General James H. Carlton of the military department of New Mexico and to other governmental officials, requesting that Allen L. Anderson and his regiment be returned to Fort Whipp ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:30

  9. Papers of Anton Mazzanovich

    Anton Mazzanovich was an author, soldier, and thespian; he served with Troop F, 6th Cavalry, 1881-1882, in Arizona and New Mexico. Anton was also a stage carpenter and mechanic with New York theater companies. Correspondence, diary, newspaper clippings, a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 14:00

  10. The Land of Mañana

    William Edgar Blake, 1844-1915, was a lawyer from Iowa. Holograph manuscript consists of a journal of a railway trip through New Mexico, Arizona, and, chiefly, northern Mexico in 1883. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Arizona & Southwest C ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-15 15:56