University of Arizona

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Burr Wilson Porter Papers

Burr Wilson Porter (1878-1943), was a pioneer businessman, sheep rancher, and trading post operator in Apache County, AZ.

This collection includes financial ledgers and legal records relating to operation of a general merchandise store and trading station at Navajo, AZ. as well as activities in real estate and the sheep industry. Also includes a notary's record for the years 1924 to 1945, and personal materials such as newspaper clippings, photographs, and insurance papers.