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.

Ruperto Jayme Papers

School or (Poll Tax) Receipt, October 15, 1915

Ruperto Jayme (1873?-1942) was a pioneer businessman with mining and mercantile interests in Sonoran desert region of Mexico and Arizona. The collection includes letters, bills, tax receipts, and related personal memorabilia from association with various mining companies, chiefly the Paymaster Consolidated Mines Co. and the Great Western Copper Co. Some papers relate to his mercantile business and activities in Sonora, AZ.