University of Arizona

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Bernice Cosulich Papers

Bernice Cosulich (1896-1956) was a journalist and author from Tucson, AZ and was on the staff of the Arizona Daily Star from 1922 to 1948.

Collection includes correspondence, notes, clippings, photographs, typescripts, and publications relating chiefly to her career with the Arizona Daily Star and as a freelance writer. Material, chiefly articles and newspaper clippings, concerns local and statewide subjects, including Indians, mining operations, and desert plants for medicinal purposes; also letters from various American and English authors, notes for a projected biography of actress Helena Modjeska, and notes and snapshots for a projected work on Arizona ghost towns. Also present are published and unpublished articles about John Galsworthy, Lewis W. Douglas, and Harold Bell Wright. Correspondents include George Doran, Oliver St. John Gogarty, and Frances Gillmor. There are photographs of Morenci, AZ mining operations; excavations at Ventana Cave, Tucson; the 1946 building of Davis Dam on the Colorado River; and the 1946 Point of Pines, University of Arizona Field Archeology School. A detailed index to newspaper clippings follows the inventory.