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.

Papers of William F. Witherell

Banking Department of Eastmans National Business CollegeThree Cent Banking Note, 1863

William F. Witherell was a mining engineer and businessman. His collection contains correspondence, financial records, and miscellaneous papers relating to mining investments in Pima County dating 1870-1886. Includes letters from mining investors regarding their investments, chiefly from Pelican Mining Co. and Arizona Gold and Silver Mining Co. Also includes a check register dating from May 1878 to May 1879, and a financial journal from May 1878 to March 1880 for the Arivaca Milling, Mining and Commercial Co.