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  1. Records of the Southwest Environmental Service

      Southwest Environmental Service (SES) was a non-profit organization working for the protection of the environment, including air quality, water quality, and land planning. Through public education, mailings, lobbying, workshops, publications, and legal ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:26

  2. Records of the Commonwealth Mine

      The Commonwealth Mine of Cochise County was discovered by John Pearce in 1895. Later that year he formed a partnership with John Brockman, R.A.F. Penrose, and D.M. Barringer and organized Commonwealth Mining and Milling Company. By 1905, the high-grade ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:26

  3. Papers of Edward Abbey

    Edward Abbey, a Master’s graduate of University of New Mexico and Fulbright Fellow, became a writer of novels, travel books, reviews and articles. His selected major novels include: The Brave Cowboy (1956), Fire on the Mountain (1962), Black Sun (1971), a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27

  4. Papers of William E. Defty

      Defty emigrated to the United States from England, and assisted his father, Henry Defty, and his uncle, Jacob Defty, in the procurement and sale of real estate to English investors. All of the Deftys were involved in mining activities in the San Bernadi ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27

  5. Correspondence of George Cranston

    George Cranston was born in 1848, probably in New York state. Following an argument with his father, George was ordered to leave the family farm, and in 1866 he joined the army. Cranston's first post was Fort Yuma, Arizona Territory. In the ensuing y ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27

  6. 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

  7. Correspondence of John Baptiste Salpointe

    Jean Baptiste Salpointe was born at St. Maurice, Puy de Dome, France on February 21, 1825. After studying theology at Clermont Seminary, he was ordained as a priest. He held several posts in Europe before arriving in the United States as a missionary for ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:29

  8. Collection of the Arizona Ecumenical Council, Truth Squad Committee

    In May, 1972 the Arizona Ecumenical Council commissioned the Truth Squad Committee and charged them with investigating issues dealing with the then current crisis in farm labor relations. This committee was staffed by representatives of many of the eleven ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:30

  9. Records Relating to Camera, Spade and Pen

    In the early 1970s, the husband and wife team of Marc and Marnie Gaede conceived an idea for a book that would approach the subject of Southwestern archaeology in a fresh, new way. Combining their degrees in anthropology with Marc's talent as a photo ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:30

  10. 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

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