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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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