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  1. Constitutional Convention Scrapbook

    Marcus A. Smith (1951-1924) was a politician and U.S. Senator for Arizona, serving from 1912 to 1921. The collection contains scrapbooks of clippings from Arizona newspapers dealing with Arizona politics and the Constitutional Convention of 1910 from the ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 13:17

  2. The Story of Arizona's Admission to Statehood

    Typescript of paper concerning Arizona statehood presented by John Bittinger Wright to Tucson Women's Club, Feb. 14, 1927. Includes bibliography of sources. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Political Affairs Law & Legal Issues ...

    castanoe - 2020-10-26 11:56

  3. Groups Against Smelter Pollution (G.A.S.P.) Records

    Composed of the records of Groups Against Smelter Pollution (G.A.S.P.), including: administrative files; activity files; communication files; correspondence; newspaper clippings; negatives, photographs, and slides; and one scrapbook. Also includes ...

    castanoe - 2020-12-11 12:03

  4. Instruction reservada del Rno. De N.E.: que el Exmo. Sor Conde de Revillagigedo dio a su subceso el Exmo. Sor Marques de Branciforto

    Juan Vicente Güémez Pacheco de Padilla Horcasitas y Aguayo was the 2nd Count de Revillagigedo, and a Spanish military officer and 52nd viceroy of New Spain from October 17, 1789 to July 11, 1794. The collection comprises a manuscript of secret ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-16 15:59

  5. Letter of B. Tiernan, March 26, 1900

    B. Tiernan was an American who spent time in the Territory of New Mexico. The collection includes a holograph letter written to Harvey Whitehill, Sheriff of Grant County, NM, dated March 26, 1900. It was sent from Tiernan's office in Galveston, TX. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-24 16:01

  6. Acta

    A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, the Act of Mexican Congress orders the political and ecclesiastical reorganization of the Provincias Internas de Occidente. Sonora and Sinaloa remain divided; the old Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya will form ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 11:48

  7. Miriam Davidson Papers

    This collection contains Miriam Davidson’s manuscripts and research files for her 1988 book, Convictions of the Heart regarding the 1980’s Sanctuary Movement and Trial. Materials include several drafts of the book and Davidson’s research materials, the ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-03 15:54

  8. Memorandum of Juan Rafael Ortiz, November 6, 1834

    A holograph letter is signed and dated: Juan Rafael Ortíz, Santa Fe, Nov. 6, 1834. The printed letter-head reads "Gobierno Politico del Territorio de Nuevo Mejico." It is addressed to the Sr. Alcalde of la Cañada; this is probably the mayor of ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-05 13:44

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