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  1. Jim Corbett Collection

    James A. Corbett (1933-2001) was a rancher, writer, philosopher, and humanitarian. Born in Wyoming, he was educated at Harvard in philosophy before settling in the Southwest where he was a rancher. In 1985 Corbett was one of eleven defendants in the ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-06 16:16

  2. Papers of Estelle Lutrell

    Estelle Lutrell was originally from Boston, MA and earned her master’s degree from the University of Chicago. She worked as a librarian at John Crear Library and the University of Chicago before coming to work at the University of Arizona in 1904. At the ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-02 18:14

  3. Arizona's Political History to Year 1962

    The collection consists of a typescript carbon copy of records of Arizona’s political history through 1962, written by James F. Cooper of the Arizona Daily Star. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Law & Legal Issues University of Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-02 18:33

  4. Appellants' Abstract

    Abstract of court record relating to a dispute between the plaintiff's Equator mining claim and the defendant's Wonderful mining claim, in the Verde Mining District. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:54

  5. United States District Court (Arkansas: Western District)

    Judge Isaac Parker presided as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas from 1875-1895. He earned a reputation as the "hanging judge." The collection includes jury summons, lists of jurors, travel and service expense vouchers for ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 15:25

  6. Will of Diego de Vargas

    Photostat of the holographic last will and testament of Diego de Vargas, composed at his death-bed in Bernalillo, New Mexico, and dated April 7, 1704. It updates a will made the previous year in Mexico City. In this detailed document, he arranges to repay ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 16:04

  7. Carta de censo enfiteosin por dos vidas para Diego de Arevalo

    The carta de censo consists of 12 leaves, written in procesal style hand. Also included is a carta de poder (power of attorney) granted to canons Pedro de Carboneras and Juan de Santillán in 1519, by the Dean and Chapter of Segovia Cathedral, to act as ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-25 15:55

  8. Records Relating to Cases Decided by the Court of Private Land Claims, Arizona District

    Microfilm of papers supporting land grant claims before the Court of Private Land Claims for Arizona, 1891-1904. Includes correspondence, petitions, court decrees, motions, land documents, sketch maps, survey maps, photographs of land monuments, field ...

    castanoe - 2020-07-24 23:29

  9. Morris K Udall- Central Arizona Project

    The development of the Central Arizona Project would eventually supply the growing cities of Phoenix and Tucson with water supply. The economic and financial impacts on rural and city dwellers and the rights of Native Americans are evidenced here, as well ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 16:16

  10. Correspondence of Bryan Ward Tichenor

    Bryan Ward Tichenor was an attorney, stenographer, notary public, and court reporter of the First Judicial District, Arizona Territory. The collection includes a holograph and typescript correspondence, both personal and professional, chiefly relating to ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 10:28

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