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  1. Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes

    Louis C. Hughes was an Arizona pioneer; lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. Hughes established the Arizona Daily Star in 1877 and published it until his death. He served as district attorney, probate judge, attorney general of Arizona, U.S. Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 14:52

  2. The Story of Patchy

    Typescript of unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May, a young Apache girl found in May, 1896, by Cochise County cattleman and former sheriff, John Slaughter, in an abandoned Apache camp. She lived with the Slaughters ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:05

  3. Exhibits AAA and BBB Royal Patent: also Wills, Codicils, and Certified Copy of Possession given to Don Miguel de Peralta de la Cordoba, Baron of the Colorados of Baronial Estate in Arizona; and two supplemental reports

    Typescript (carbon) and photographs of documents supposedly granting the Royal Patent over certain lands known as Peralta Grant to Don Miguel de Peralta de la Cordoba. Includes laid in report regarding the boundary lines by R.C. Powers, 1883; and Applicat ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:08

  4. Scrapbooks of the Peralta Land Grant Case

    Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1895-1899, concerning the Peralta Land Grant case. Most are written by Walter B. Stevens, 1848-1939. Stevens was a journalist and a St. Louis Globe-Democrat that covered the Peralta Land Grant case. Some clippings are pr ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:13

  5. Account of Early Incidents Connected with the Peralta Grant

    James Addison Reavis, 1843-1914, was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. Photocopy ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:21

  6. The Peralta Grant; James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

    Typescript original drafts and revisions with holograph corrections; accompanied by correspondence, notes, photographs, contemporary newspaper accounts, and extensive related research material used in the book, including many notes by Rosemary Taylor. Pho ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:31

  7. Construction Records of the United States Army

    Bids, contracts, specifications, blueprints, correspondence, financial records and forms relating to construction, 1931-1932. Construction of an Airways Operation Building and an Air Corps Hangar at the present Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:35

  8. University of Arizona Liberal Arts Lectures

    The collection conatins typscript copies of the lectures given by University of Arizona faculty as part of the long running College of Libreral Arts lecture series. Notable speakers were: A.E. Douglas, Edwin Carpenter, Frances Gillmor, Emil Haury, Robert ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:39

  9. The Truth About Bisbee

    Typescript account compiled from legal evidence and other authenticated documents concerning the I.W.W. deportation on July 12, 1917, from Bisbee, Ariz. and its aftermath. Includes text of a letter to Robert Jay from Joseph P. Hodgson, Manager at Phelps D ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:47

  10. The Navajos and the Indian Bureau

    John Henry Holst was the Supervisor of Indian Education, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1928- 1943. Original typescript with holograph corrections, written about 1950, chiefly concerning education on the Navajo Indian Reservation during the 1930s and early 1 ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 15:54

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