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  1. Autograph Collection

    The collection consists mainly of handwritten letters, ca. 17th through 20th centuries by individuals in Europe and North America. Some files also include original envelopes, newspaper clippings, printed materials, or photographs. The autographs come from ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:28

  2. Papers of Harry Stewart

    Harry Stewart was a book dealer specializing in Western history. He operated businesses in Boise, Idaho, and Tucson and Tombstone, Arizona, where he was also curator of the Wyatt Earp Museum. Papers include correspondence relating to book trade and person ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:27

  3. Louis A. Witzeman Collection of Rural/Metro Corporation Records

      Rural/Metro Corporation began in 1948 as the Rural Fire Protection Company-a privately-run subscription fire service serving the unincorporated area north of Phoenix, Arizona. Louis A. Witzeman founded the company after watching a neighbor's home b ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:26

  4. Imogene Myrland Papers

    Imogene J. Myrland was an educator in Tucson, Arizona and began with setting up nursery schools under the WPA in 1936. She also organized and directed the Tucson Nursery School in 1946. Correspondence, photographs, clippings, financial records, scrapbooks ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:32

  5. National Weather Service Office, Surface Weather Observations at the National Weather Service Office, Tucson International Airport

    Carbon copy logs of the National Weather Service's hourly surface weather observations. Each month's observations are preceded by local data reports, summarizing the daily observations. Data include temperature, precipitation, wind, sunshine, hu ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:18

  6. Articles of James Barney

    James Mitchell Barney was born in Yuma in 1874. He attended Stanford University, and became an engineer and topographical draftsman for the federal government. A grassroots historian, Barney wrote numerous articles concerning the history of Arizona, publi ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:06

  7. Papers of William Augustus Hancock

      William Hancock, a native of Massachusetts, came west following the gold rush and settled near Sacramento, California. In 1864, he enlisted in the Seventh California Infantry and was sent to Fort Yuma. He transferred to the First Arizona Volunteers in 1 ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:06

  8. Records of the Opera Guild of Southern Arizona

      The Opera Guild of Southern Arizona was conceived in 1957 by Ruth Booth who moved to Arizona that year. Finding no musical organizations dedicated to the promotion and expansion of opera in the area, Ms. Booth obtained the support of the Metropolitan Op ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:05

  9. Papers of the Roman Hubbell Family

      Roman Hubbell (1891-1957) was the second son of John Lorenzo Hubbell (1853-1930), noted pioneer Indian trader and founder of the J. L. Hubbell Trading Post at Ganado in Arizona Territory, 1876. The area surrounding the trading post eventually became par ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:05

  10. Records of the Maxwell Land Grant Company

    The collection includes financial statements of condition for 1922 and 1927 for The Maxwell Land Grant Company; a bound 142 page Decree Index for the Springer Ditch Company vs. the French Land and Irrigation Company in the District Court of the Eighth Jud ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:05

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