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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 Lees Ferry (Ariz.)

    Coconino County, Ariz. bought Lee's Ferry in 1910 and managed it until the highway bridge was completed in 1929. Collection includes a ledger, containing daily record of fares and amounts charged for transportation across the Colorado River, Dec. 191 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 09:53

  8. Yuma Crossing

    Douglas D. Martin, 1885-1963, was an author, newspaperman, educator; and a member of the University of Arizona journalism faculty, 1946 to 1956. Carbon typescript with author's holograph corrections. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Liter ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 10:00

  9. Records of the Arizona Corporation Commission

    The Arizona Corporation Commission was a state commission to regulate corporations. The collection includes miscellaneous opinions and orders pertaining to applications presented to the Arizona Corporation Commission. Included materials: Manuscript Subjec ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 13:26

  10. 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

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