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  1. Construction Records of the United States Army

    The collection contains materials concerning the construction of a U.S. Army Airways Operation Building and an Air Corps Hangar at the present Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, AZ from 1931-1932. Materials consist of bids, contracts, specifications, ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 15:56

  2. Record of William Henry Corbusier, Colonel, U.S. Army Retired

    Colonel William Henry Corbusier served as a surgeon for the U.S. Army in Arizona Territories from 1872 to 1875 and from 1884 to1888. This collection contains a typescript of biographical accounts and reminiscences about events at military posts. These ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:41

  3. Letter Book of William J. Ross

    Holograph carbons of letters written Sept. 4, 1872 to Jan. 15, 1875 concerning accounting for supplies, clothing, equipment, and payrolls for the posts. Most are transmittal letters for reports which are not included. Includes a name index. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 17:23

  4. Military Posts Research Materials

    Correspondence, articles, typescripts, notes, maps, charts, slides, and other materials, written or collected by Schilling, relating to the history and development of various forts in Arizona and New Mexico. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 10:23

  5. Radio Talks on Arizona by James H. McClintock

    James H. McClintock (1864-1934) was an Arizona historian. The collection contains a typescript of a series of 53 radio talks for the Union Oil Company of Arizona's "Forward Arizona" program broadcasted from Feb. 19, 1930-Feb. 18, 1931 on ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-08 14:37

  6. Historia de las misiones sonorenses y sus pueblos de visita

    The collection contains brief histories of the missions and pueblos of Sonora, Mexico during the time of Jesuit influence. Includes index to missions. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Borderlands Military Mexican Collection Area: Arizona & ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-11 11:43

  7. Autobiography and Diary of James Pace

    James Pace (1811-1888) was a Lieutenant in the Mormon Battalion in the U.S. Army. This collection includes Pace's autobiography, pp. 1-18, and diary, pp. 19-86. Typescript of diary compiled while serving with Mormon Battalion describes events, travel ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-11 11:59

  8. Letter, 1886 Feb. 17, Ariz. [to] Walter Allen, Boston, Mass.

    John Gregory Bourke was an ethnologist, author, and U.S. Army soldier. The collection contains a letter to Walter Allen of the Boston Advertiser, regarding the gift of a Chiricahua doll to Allen's daughter and Bourke's book An Apache Campaign in ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-23 12:48

  9. Honor Roll of Arizona: European War

    The collection consists of typescript biographies of each person on the honor roll, including military unit, a description of the heroic action, home address, and next of kin. The biographies included are those of Ernest Birch, James A. Cavanaugh, Reed M. ...

    castanoe - 2021-04-12 10:58

  10. Diary of Joseph White

    Joseph White was a soldier for the U.S. Army in Troop A of the 10th Cavalry, stationed at Fort Apache, AZ in 1888, and at Fort Bayard, NM in 1893.The collection includes a diary of Army service at Fort Apache from July 29 to Nov. 1, 1888 and Fort Bayard ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 10:22

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