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  1. Portrait of a Teacher; Mary Elizabeth Post and Something of the Times in Which she Lived

    Mary Elizabeth Post (1841-1934) was an amateur historian, teacher and pioneer of education in Arizona. Originally from New York, Post moved to Yuma, AZ in 1872 and opened the third official school in the state. The collection contains a bound typescript ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 12:00

  2. The Land of Mañana

    William Edgar Blake (1844-1915) was born in Morning Sun, Ohio, but was moved to Iowa in 1845. He served in the Civil War as a member of Company C of the First Iowa Cavalry. He later went on to study law at Iowa State University and earned his degree in ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-23 19:19

  3. Arizona Health Sciences Center Office of Public Affairs records

    The University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Public Affairs (UAHS OPA) provides media and community relations support—as well as strategic and crisis communications— for the UAHS, a network of health-related organizations and activities unique in ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2020-12-14 09:41

  4. Papers of Harry Stewart

    Harry Stewart was a book dealer specializing in Western history. He operated businesses in Boise, ID, and Tucson and Tombstone, AZ, where he was also curator of the Wyatt Earp Museum.  Papers include correspondence relating to book trade and personal life ...

    castanoe - 2020-12-15 16:04

  5. Save the Scenic Santa Ritas records

    Save the Scenic Santa Ritas (SSSR) is a non-profit organization whose volunteers aim to "protect the scenic, aesthetic, recreational, environmental and wildlife values of the Santa Rita Mountains, Patagonia Mountains, Canelo Hills and San Rafael ...

    mnboyer - 2020-12-18 11:33

  6. Max Lee Morrison Boone papers

    Max L.M. Boone (1931-1996), MD, PhD, was a medical doctor, physicist, and one of the founders of the University of Arizona Cancer Center. In the early 1970s, Boone and Eugene Gerner, a UA professor of radiation/oncology, pioneered hyperthermia—the use of ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2021-01-11 10:13

  7. John R. Reeder and Charlotte Goodding Reeder papers

    John Raymond Reeder and Charlotte Goodding Reeder were American agrostologists known for their expertise regarding grasses found in the western and southwestern United States and northern and central Mexico. They discovered and named several new species ...

    mnboyer - 2021-05-05 12:35

  8. Bill Hoy Oral History Project Collection

    Four recordings of interviews conducted by Bill Hoy of the National Park Service and Organ Pipe National Monument with three local men. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-14 10:13

  9. Lizarraga Family Papers

    This collection consists of legal documents in Spanish, pertaining to a lot of land (cornfield) located in Pitiquito, Sonora (Mexico). The collection was entrusted to Adalberto Guerrero, Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Arizona, in the early ...

    trentp - 2021-06-18 11:34

  10. University of Arizona audiotapes

    This is an artificial collection containing 182 audio recordings collected by the University of Arizona Radio and TV Bureau, the University of Arizona Audiovisual Services, and other individuals associated with the University of Arizona. Materials ...

    mnboyer - 2021-07-12 11:29

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