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  1. Papers of William Bedford Griffen

      William B. Griffen was born January 30, 1928 in Los Angeles, California. He remained in southern California throughout his childhood and earned a BA in Political Science and Economics from Whittier College in 1951. Two years later, Griffen began graduat ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:04

  2. Papers of John Robert Carter

      John Robert Carter was born November 18, 1890 in Petersburg, Indiana. In 1913, he enlisted in the United States Army at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. Carter was a member of the African-American Company C of the 25th Infantry. In 1918, the 25th was transferred to ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:03

  3. Papers of Ada Peirce McCormick

      Ada Stetson Peirce earned a degree in 1932 from the University of Arizona. From 1925 to 1930, Ada gave lectures on marriage and homemaking at various eastern colleges, establishing a national reputation. The McCormicks relocated to Tucson, Arizona, in 1 ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:02

  4. Papers of Amos Allison Anderson and Robert B. Anderson

      Amos Allison Anderson was born October 3, 1862 in Highland, Kansas. He worked on ranches, taught schools and was Chief of Scouts at Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation, New Mexico. In 1899, he moved to Clifton, Arizona and worked in a general store. He ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:02

  5. Raul Castro Papers

    Raul Hector Castro was born in Mexico but raised in Douglas, Arizona. While serving as a Spanish professor at the University of Arizona, he began his law career which eventually led to his appointment by Lyndon B. Johnson as the U.S. Ambassador to El Salv ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 09:17

  6. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    The Yanaconas were a hereditary class of Indian servants in South America. Early in the history of Spanish conquest, the King granted to his favorites an "encomienda," or rights to use a piece of land, recruit Indian labor, and collect taxes, as ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 12:39

  7. 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

  8. Papers of L.S.M. Curtin

    L. S. M. Curtin was an avid naturalist, ethnobotanist, and a published author. Her ethnobotanical research was primarily concerned with the use of herbs and plants being used as diet staples and medicine among southwestern ethnic and indigenous groups. Sh ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:19

  9. Hazel Warren Papers

      Hazel (Woolsey) Warren worked at a bank in Tecumseh. Later, she worked for a local newspaper qualifying as a linotype operator. After her marriage to Keith Warren , the couple managed the Kayenta Trading Post in Kayenta, Arizona, until 1935. They then m ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:24

  10. Southwest Mission Research Center

      The Southwestern Mission Research Center was created in 1965 mainly through the determination of Rev. Charles W. Polzer, S.J. It is a nonprofit organization which was originally set up for the purpose of locating for Father Kino’s grave and to conduct r ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-25 08:01

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