University of Arizona

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Yuma Crossing

Inserted Page Marking New Introduction to Chapter XV of "Yuma Crossing", 1953

Douglas D. Martin (1885-1963) was an author, newspaperman, educator, and a member of the University of Arizona journalism faculty from 1946 to 1956.

The collection contains a carbon typescript of Martin’s book Yuma Crossing, which describes the importance of the Yuma crossing to southwestern history, along with Martin’s holograph corrections.