University of Arizona

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Russell's La Paz County: a Historical Anthology in Four Volumes

La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, AZ. This collection contains a four-volume typescript compilation gathered by amateur historian Robert Parke Russell. It comprises newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County; chiefly published in the Arizona Sentinel from 1850 to 1911. Vol. 4 contains name and subject indexes. Topics include mines and mining, army, postal service, Native Americans, transportation, and freighting.