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  1. Loujon Press collection

    After working as free-lance editors in New York City, Jon and Gypsy Lou Webb moved to New Orleans. There they produced an avant-garde poetry and prose magazine, The Outsider (1961-), for American "underground" writers. Pouring all their money an ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-28 08:23

  2. Papers of Valentin Felix

    Valentin Felix was a merchant inTucson, Arizona and owner of the Roof Garden Grocery and Meat Market, later the Roof Garden Fish Company. Collection contains correspondence, financial accounts and bills, insurance papers, and other materials chiefly conce ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 17:26

  3. Papers of Buffalo Bill

    Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917, was an American scout and showman. William Frederick Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, operated Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and other business ventures from 1883 on. The Campo Bonito Mine, Oracle, Ariz. was owned by the Cody-Dye ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-20 15:35

  4. Records of the Thatcher Implement and Mercantile Company

    Thatcher Implement and Mercantile Company was a mercantile firm in Thatcher, Arizona, popularly known as The Big Six, operated by the Pace family and others. Collection includes Articles of Incorporation, minutes of Board of Directors, legal papers, recor ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-08 12:56

  5. Burr Wilson Porter Papers

    Burr Wilson Porter, 1878-1943, was a pioneer businessman, sheep rancher, and trading post operator; Apache County, Arizona. This collection includes financial ledgers and legal records relating to operation of a general merchandise store and trading stati ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:18

  6. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Manuel Mascareñas, Sr. was a cattle rancher and politician in Sonora, Mexico. He served as president of the municipality of Nogales, Mexico, and as consul. Manuel Mascareñas, Jr. was a prominent businessman in Sonora. Collection includes a ledger, cash bo ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 16:29

  7. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association Records

    When the National Park Service was created in 1916, several nonprofit organizations (cooperating associations) were formed to support park programs and projects not covered by government funding. By 1936 cooperating associations were formally recognized b ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 16:39

  8. Ronstadt Family Collection

      A prominent pioneer family of Tucson, AZ; the Ronstadts of Tucson originated with Frederick J.M. Ronstadt's arrival in Tucson from Mexico in 1882 to work as an apprentice in the Dalton and Vasquez Wagon Shop. In 1888 he opened his own shop, serving ...

    castanoe - 2013-06-17 10:16

  9. Capin Business Records

    Hyman Capin (nee Kapinski), was born in Ponevezh, Lithuania, in 1874. In 1892, when he was 18, Hyman emigrated to the United States and settlered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In 1906, the Capin family, now numbering seven, moved to Tucson, Arizona. Here H ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 14:50

  10. Charles Jesse Jones Collection

    Charles Jesse Jones lead the life of the quintessential pioneer cowboy. Jones' life story serves as an allegory for the experience of American expansionism on the western frontier. Charles J. Jones' unique role in this westward movement was his ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:09

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