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.

Asian American

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  1. Papers of Alexander S. Henderson

    Chiefly records of the A. S. Henderson general merchandise store in Patagonia, Arizona, from 1900 to 1940 including inventories, correspondence, merchandise ads, ledgers, monthly account books, and bills. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-31 09:48

  2. Collection of Chinese Documents from Tucson, Arizona

    A Chinese community of merchants began to develop in Tucson, AZ in the later half of the 1800s. To maintain their ethnic identity, Chinese men met in tongs where they could follow their native traditions and speak of home. A similar organization, The Ying ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 10:35

  3. Abraham Chanin Oral History audiocassettes

    Abraham (Abe) Chanin was an author, historian, former publisher of the Arizona Jewish Post, sports editor at the Arizona Daily Star, and professor at the University of Arizona School of Journalism from 1976 to1988. From 1988 to 1994, Chanin was director ...

    mnboyer - 2021-11-02 09:51

  4. Records of the United States Wartime Civil Control Administration

    One portfolio of miscellaneous reports, procedural manuals, memoranda, forms, orders, official announcements, and newspaper clippings concerning the evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans. ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-02 17:02

  5. United States War Relocation Authority Papers

    Publications, reports, manuals, correspondence, photographs, and other materials relating mainly to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. The largest group of material encompasses Community Analysis Reports from 11 individual prison ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-05 11:54

  6. Records of the Tucson Council for Civic Unity

    This collection contains Board of Director and general membership files, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial papers, programs, newspaper clippings and subject files. Subject files include pamphlets, flyers and other formats on a variety of Tucson ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-13 15:55

  7. Henry “Hank” Oyama Papers

    This collection contains the papers of Henry “Hank” Oyama that relates to his pioneering work in bilingual education in the Tucson area. Of particular interest are documents that discuss his work in bilingual education at Pima Community College. Included ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-14 14:44

  8. The Tucsonians Oral History Project Collection

    Collection includes the oral histories of several of the Japanese-American resisters of conscience who served sentences at the Catalina Federal Prison (renamed Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site in 1999) during World War II. The collection contains ...

    castanoe - 2022-11-30 15:21