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  1. Delano and Dwyer Ranch Records

    Three recording books containing livestock branding records and accounts of the operation and maintenance of the ranch in Otero, Colfax County, New Mexico. Volume one, 1877-1883, contains stock accounts of cattle, horses and sheep, with records of brands, ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 10:54

  2. Transcript of marks and brands of Yolo County (California)

    Log of cattle and horse brands. The 241 entries, on 57 leaves, were originally entered at the Recorder's Office of Yolo County (Calif.), from Oct. 3, 1850 through Aug. 17, 1874. Information recorded includes rancher's name, description and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:37

  3. Reminiscences of Nancy Melvina Foster

    One holographic manuscript, probably written in 1937. In it, Nancy Melvina Foster recounts her experiences, from 1871-1921, of homesteading in Arizona, farming in California, and life in the mining camps of Arizona and New Mexico. Genealogy sheet enclosed ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 11:14

  4. Riggs Family Papers

    This collection contains materials documenting the Riggs pioneer family history from the time Brannick Riggs married Mary Elizabeth Robbins in Texas in 1856, their first wagon train move to Colorado in 1871, and several years later relocating again to ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-02-09 16:44

  5. Swigart Family Papers

    The Swigart family papers contains correspondence, photographs, and songs and poems pertaining to the Rothrock extended family. The correspondence in this collection is written between the three Swigart sisters, Esther (Rothrock), Rhoda (McCarthy) and ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-04-16 11:43

  6. Dennis D. Hunt papers

    Small collection of correspondence, livestock contracts, Tohono O'odham cattle brand book, and list of Elgin members of a World War II volunteer militia mostly relating to Hunt's work with the Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association from ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-11-20 11:46

  7. Papers of Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates

    Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates was an Arizona rancher who operated the DA Ranch from 1910-1922, in Cornville, AZ, Yavapai County. Collection includes correspondence, notebooks, cattle records, and financial papers pertaining to the operation and maintenance of ...

    castanoe - 2020-04-21 18:21

  8. Papers of Daniel C. McKinney

    Correspondence, financial papers, reports, and related materials dealing with activities in the Arizona Cattle Growers' Association, the Arizona Livestock Sanitary Board, various farm credit associations, the livestock interests of the Hearst ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 16:00

  9. Papers of Mary Kidder Rak

    Mary Kidder Rak is most widely known for being an author and a rancher in Southern Arizona. Rak wrote the book A Cowman's Wife. Her collection includes correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, notes, photographs, and other papers relating to her ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 16:22

  10. Records of the Yavapai Cattle Growers (Association)

    Yavapai Cattle Growers Association was a Prescott-based association organized in 1931 with the goal to promote the cattle industry in Yavapai County, AZ. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, membership lists, reports, photographs, ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-22 15:18

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