University of Arizona

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are now welcome to visit Special Collections without an appointment from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Special Collections will close at 12 pm on Monday, December 5th for the event Satellites: bringing an astronomy archive to the stage.

Eugene B. Hale Correspondence

Marriage License Issued to Chester R. Scott and Miss Laura J. Hale, November 3, 1906

Eugene B. Hale was a pharmacist who worked in Phoenix, AZ. The collection includes correspondence between Hale and his wife Lela, his parents, and his sister, Laura Hale Scott. Also included are letters to family members in Ohio, regarding their experiences as new arrivals in Arizona, and their endeavors to settle in Parker, Mesa, and Phoenix, January - May 1913. Includes descriptions of community life, housing, and employment conditions.