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  1. 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 - 2015-07-22 09:19

  2. 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 - 2015-07-22 09:25

  3. 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 - 2015-07-22 09:34

  4. 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 - 2015-07-24 09:08

  5. 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 - 2015-07-24 09:12

  6. 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 - 2015-07-24 09:15

  7. Dennis DeConcini Papers

    Dennis Webster DeConcini graduated from the University of Arizona  Law school in 1963. He was involved in various political campaigns and served as Pima County Attorney until 1976. He served three terms in the Senate and chaired the Subcommittee on Treasu ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-24 09:19

  8. Ethel Hopkins Papers

    Ethel A. Hopkins was born and raised on a farm in Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1908 and worked as a school teacher in both Missouri and Oklahoma. She came to Tucson in 1916 due to the ill health of her husband and continued t ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-24 09:35

  9. Jacome’s Department Store Records

      Jacome's Department Store began in 1896 as La Bonanza General Store. Company founder Carlos C. Jacome initially partnered with Loreto Carrillo and opened a store located at 84 West Congress Street, Tucson, Arizona. Jacome then partnered with Genaro ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-24 09:42

  10. William R. Mathews Papers

      William R. Mathews (1893-1969) was an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and publisher. Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1893, he graduated with an A.B. degree in Money and Banking from the University of Illinois in 1917. He served as a Second Lieu ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-24 09:51