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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Broadway Coalition records

    Materials in this collection relate to the Broadway Project and the Broadway Coalition. When the City of Tucson began discussion on widening Broadway, many citizens were concerned about how this would impact local businesses, transportation, sidewalks, ...

    mnboyer - 2021-05-05 09:25

  4. Southern Arizona Water Resources Association (SAWARA) records

    The Southern Arizona Water Resources Association (SAWARA) (1982-2000) was an organization formed in Tucson to inform the community on water issues and gain support for the Central Arizona Project (CAP). The collection documents SAWARA's water efforts ...

    mnboyer - 2021-05-05 09:25

  5. Steve McLaughlin field notebooks

    This collection contains 32 field notebooks handwritten by botanist Steven McLaughlin, spanning the years 1973 to 2016. The notebooks vary in size and completeness, and a majority are related to the thousands of plant specimens he collected over his ...

    mnboyer - 2021-05-05 09:27

  6. George Chambers papers

    George W. Chambers (1901-1978) was an amateur historian and business manager for various Tucson Newspapers. In 1923, he joined the staff of the Tucson Daily Citizen and, in 1931, joined the Arizona Daily Star. In 1940, he played a principal role in the ...

    mnboyer - 2021-09-03 11:53

  7. Dr. Gregory S. Rodriguez oral history project for trichloroethylene (TCE) collection

    The Dr. Gregory S. Rodriguez oral history project for trichloroethylene (TCE) collection includes student interviews with community members and other notable figures who discussed or were affected by the trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination in Tucson ...

    mnboyer - 2021-10-21 09:03

  8. Las Posadas Collection

    Las Posadas collection contains material relating to the long tradition of Carrillo Elementary School's re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s pilgrimage from Nazareth to Bethlehem in a procession seeking shelter or  posada. This event was based on an old ...

    trentp - 2022-02-11 16:43

  9. Albert Ward papers

    This collection consists of research materials relating to archaeologist Albert E. Ward's work in New Mexico. A majority of the collection references Site 48, a ruin that Ward excavated in New Mexico. Site 48's authenticity was later called into ...

    mnboyer - 2022-03-18 11:46

  10. Defenders of Wildlife Records

    Founded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is a national organization focused on wildlife conservation. In 2007 the Defenders of Wildlife brought forward a lawsuit to stop construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border due to concern it might damage wildlife ...

    trentp - 2022-08-05 16:44