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  1. Papers of Tom Miller

    Tom Miller is a noted writer of literature on the Southwest and Latin America. For over thirty years Miller has been producing books, articles, and commentary on topics ranging from Panama hats to the song La Bamba. His nine books include Jack Ruby's ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:35

  2. Papers of Helen Hopekirk

      Helen Hopekirk (May 20, 1856-November 19, 1945) was a concert pianist, composer and teacher who was born in Scotland. She studied with many well-known artists, including Karl Muck, who later conducted the Boston Symphony, as well as American composer Ge ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:34

  3. Papers of Fay Jackson Smith

    Fay Jackson Smith co-authored the book Father Kino in Arizona (Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966) with John Kessell and Frances J. Fox. She also wrote Captain of the Phantom Presidio: A History of the Presidio of Fronteras, Sonora, New Spain, 1686-1735, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:34

  4. Papers of Nancy Pedrick Smith Mairs

    Author, poet, scholar, professor and self-described as a "non political feminist," Nancy Pedrick Smith Mairs, Ph.D. is well known for her autobiographical texts that speak about her life and her struggles with the debilitating disease, Multiple ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:33

  5. Papers of David Yetman

      David A. Yetman obtained his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Arizona. He later went on to work as a professor for the university and as an associate research scientist for the University of Arizona Southwest Studies Center. He was also electe ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:33

  6. Papers of William Eastlake

      William Eastlake was a writer who was born on July 14, 1917. He grew up in New Jersey during the Great Depression, and following high school he hitchhiked across the country. Eastlake enlisted in the US Army in 1942. He served in the Infantry for four a ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:33

  7. Papers of Evangeline Walton

      Born Evangeline Ensley in 1907 in Indianapolis, Indiana, she published the first volumes of her Mabinogion trilogy, based on the book of Welsh legends, The Virgin and the Swine, in 1936. It was published in 1970 as The Island of the Mighty and followed ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:32

  8. Records of the Club Filarmónico Tucsonense

      Fred Ronstadt was born in Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico in 1868 and in 1882 was sent to Tucson to work as an apprentice in the Dalton and Vasquez Wagon Shop. He began musical training from an early age and once in Tucson became associated with several music ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:32

  9. Papers of Frank Bene

      Frank Bené was born June 11, 1905 in Isaszeg, Hungary and came to the U.S. just over a year later. His family settled in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where Bené attended grade school and high school. After spending some time out west, he returned to Pennsylv ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:30

  10. Papers of Elliott Arnold

      Elliott Arnold began his writing career while in college, as a reporter at the Brooklyn Times. He wrote his first novel at 18 years old. In 1932 he started writing for the NY World Telegram. During his time there he wrote Personal Combat, Only the Young ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:30

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