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.

Scrapbooks of the Peralta Land Grant Case

Cover of Walter B. Stevens' Scrapbook, 1895-1899

Walter B. Stevens (1848-1939) was a journalist for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. He covered the Peralta Land Grant case, writing most of the articles on the topic published in the newspapers at the time.

The collection contains scrapbooks of newspaper clippings concerning the case from 1895-1899, as well as clippings concerning other land grants. Also included are 88 pages of typescripts of news articles, some of which are articles featured in the scrapbook.