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  1. Donald M. Powell Papers

    The collection contains typescript of a holograph, notes, maps and transcripts used for the new edition of  Notes of Travel Through the Territory of Arizona: being an account of the trip made by General George Stoneman and others in the autumn of 1870, by ...

    castanoe - 2021-05-28 11:25

  2. Affidavit: the Route Followed by Fray Marcos de Niza Which Led to the Discovery of Arizona

    Typescript (carbon) affadavit eight pages, citing, in part, from de Niza's 1539 "Relacion". Accompanied by Fray Marcos de Niza Monument Association brochure. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 09:50

  3. Comments by James Hancock on Walter Noble Burns' Book Tombstone

    James Hancock lived in Tombstone at the time of the O.K. Corral gunfight, a 30-second shootout between lawmen and outlaws known as the Cowboys on October 26, 1881. Notes indicate Hancock's comments were written in Paradise, AZ on March 30 and 31, ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:19

  4. Report of the Charles L. Bernheimer Expeditions

    Charles Leopold Bernheimer (1864-1944) was an author and traveler. This collection consists of photocopy reports of his expeditions sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. There is a daily journal describing camps, travel conditions, and ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:42

  5. Manuscripts of John L. Riggs

    John L. Riggs was a local historian and author working in Mohave County, AZ. The collection includes holograph articles concerning Mohave County, its history, the Walapai Indians, turquoise mines, the Silver Hill Massacre, and the killing of the Luke ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:51

  6. Tony Zimmerman papers

    This collection contains the manuscripts of Tony Zimmerman, who was a contributor to the development of Mount Lemmon. The writings are largely short stories that cover topics from personal and family history to commentary pieces. Also included are ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2021-07-16 10:09

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