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 be closed from Wednesday, December 21, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023. We will reopen Tuesday, January 3rd. 

Agriculture

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  1. Records of the Compania Constructora Richardson, S.A.

    Photographs along with legal papers and descriptive material documenting the company projects from the excavation stages to completed dams. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:09

  2. Papers of George E. P. Smith

    Contains mainly correspondence, 1915-1958, regarding his professional interest in the development and utilization of underground and surface water in Arizona. Correspondents include Carl Hayden, Barry Goldwater, John R. Murdock, and other state and local ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:31

  3. Records of the Cotton Land Company

    Contains official records of the Cotton Land Company, and the Cotton Water and Irrigation Company, 1909-1970, relating to land development and water rights to company lands located in Mohave County, Arizona, on the east side of the Colorado River. ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 08:53

  4. United States Bureau of Reclamation Photograph Collection

    31 photographs, 1901-1912. Includes photographs of irrigation projects and agricultural activities in Yuma, Mesa, and Phoenix, Arizona as well as at the Roosevelt Dam and Salt River Project. A small number of street scenes and buildings in Tucson, Phoenix ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 16:35

  5. James W. Toumey agricultural correspondence

    Correspondence, from the 1890s, mostly with colleagues from other colleges and universities and state agricultural agencies concerning plants both sharing plants and issues with plants. Included materials: Manuscripts Subject Area: Agriculture Arizona ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-11-20 13:23

  6. Howard Scott Gentry papers

    Howard Scott Gentry was an American botanist who is especially known for his expertise on the agave plant. Over the course of his work, Gentry introduced 15,000 plants into the United States for study, with his most notable contributions consisting of the ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2019-02-15 11:27

  7. Gary Nabhan Papers

    Papers, 1969-, of Gary Paul Nahban, ethnobiologist, plant ecologist, and author. Contains journals and study notebooks dated from 1969 to 1997; his scholarly and popular published works; production materials relating to his works; and transparencies ...

    castanoe - 2020-02-12 15:16

  8. Agricultural education of less than college grade: conducted by the University of Arizona

    Russell Walter Cline (1899-1966) was appointed Head of The Department of Agricultural and Home Economics Education at the University of Arizona in September 1937. Cline designed and evaluated practice exercises in mathematics for students of vocational ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-04 16:26

  9. History of the University Dairy Herd to 1958

    Richard Naaman Davis (1885-1963) was a dairy specialist at the University of Arizona. This collection is a report that documents the history of the University of Arizona dairy Holstein cow herd in 1958. Topics covered include breeding practices and health ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-04 16:27

  10. Manuscripts of Joseph Wood Krutch

    Typescripts, some with holograph corrections, of published manuscripts for The Desert Year, 1952, Voice of the Desert: A Naturalist's Interpretation, 1955, The Great Chain of Life, 1957, Grand Canyon: Today and All Its Yesterdays, 1958, The Forgotten ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 15:44

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