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  1. History of Mining in Arizona

    Typescript of Arizona mining history, chiefly covers the period from 1849 to 1930. Edited and prepared from Mr. Tenney's original manuscript by the Special Collections Division, University of Arizona Library, 1959-1960. ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-11 11:42

  2. The Truth About Bisbee

    The Truth About Bisbee was written by Samuel Morse and gives an account of the deportation of over 1,100 mining workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, NM on July 12, 1917. The collection contains a typescript account compiled from legal ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-15 18:04

  3. Transcript of Proceedings of the President's Mediation Commission

    The President's Mediation Commission was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917 and represented a partial federal response to two aspects of wartime labor policy: 1. The spreading wave of strikes which interfered with the production of goods ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-23 12:21

  4. Report of Trip to Study Plants, Smelters, and Mills in Arizona

    Report of trip by Albert E. Wiggin and J.B. Johnson to Globe and Miami, AZ, to study plants, smelters, and mills of the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, the International Smelting and Refining Company, the Miami Copper Company, and the Old ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-23 12:38

  5. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Documents highlight the discovery of Silver at Arizonac in 1736 in the jurisdiction of Don Juan Bautista de Anza, the Chief Justice for His Majesty in the Province of Sonora, the career of his son, also named Don Juan Bautista de Anza (1736-1788), who was ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:19

  6. Reporters' Transcript of Proceedings, 1935

    The collection contains a carbon reporters' transcript of proceedings at the District Court for the State of Arizona of the case Phelps Dodge Corporation (plaintiff) vs. Frank Luke, et al. (defendants), Equity No. 222, on Nov. 5-15, 1935. The case ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-30 10:55

  7. Notes of Trip to Visit Mines and Smelters

    The collection contains notes from Frederick Laist, manager of Washoe Reduction Works, about the various smelters and mines visited throughout the United States, including a visit to the Copper Queen smelting works and the Calumet and Arizona smelting ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-30 11:17

  8. Mammoth Miners Memorial Oral History Collection

    Contains audio cassettes of recorded interviews with former miners of the San Manuel mine near Mammoth, Arizona. Also included are the transcripts of these tapes. Renee Ross, project manager of the Mammoth Miners Memorial Oral History Project interviews ...

    castanoe - 2020-12-11 12:56

  9. 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

  10. Grand Canyon Lime and Cement Company photograph album

    An album of photographs documenting life at and around the Grand Canyon Lime and Cement Company in rural Arizona at the turn of the century. The first page opens with a series of images which are captioned in ink. Album contains approximately 163 ...

    mnboyer - 2021-05-05 09:26

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