University of Arizona

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are now welcome to visit Special Collections without an appointment from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Special Collections will close at 12 pm on Monday, December 5th for the event Satellites: bringing an astronomy archive to the stage.

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  1. Papers of Pierre Lecomte du Noüy

    Scientific manuscripts, lectures, articles and lab manuals relate to Lecomte de Noüy's research in biophysics; performed chiefly at the Rockefeller Institute, New York, 1920-1927, and the Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1927-1936. After 1936, his writings ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 08:50

  2. National Weather Service Office, Surface Weather Observations at the National Weather Service Office, Tucson International Airport

    Carbon copy logs of the National Weather Service's hourly surface weather observations. Each month's observations are preceded by local data reports, summarizing the daily observations. Data include temperature, precipitation, wind, sunshine, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:18

  3. Papers of Phyllis and Weldon Heald

    Most of the collection consists of manuscripts of various works by Phyllis and Weldon Heald. Also within the collection are articles, clippings, and miscellaneous materials about the Healds and other topics. The majority of the photographs were taken by ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:46

  4. Papers of William Davis

    The papers of Dr. William Davis include extensive documentation of his life and work from 1969-1994. The collection emphasizes the detailed ornithological studies pursued in Arizona, but includes materials reflecting his travels, personal associations and ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-21 09:17

  5. Michael J. Drake Papers

    This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Michael J. Drake.  The bulk of the material relates to his career as a researcher and professor in geochemistry, planetary sciences, and meteoritics at the University of Arizona.  The majority of ...

    trentp - 2014-05-20 13:06

  6. Fratris Basilij Monarchi Benedicter Ordenns Handtgriffe von Bereitung seiner Vor

    Undated, bound compilation of copied writings on alchemy and antimony; the entries are in a number of different hands. The title page has references to two of Valentinus' published books: Triumph-Wagen Antimonii, or Triumphant Chariot of Antimony, ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:35

  7. Formularium Medicamentorum

    Bound manuscript containing medical formulas and remedies used in the late 18th century. Major categories: Ptisanae, Decocta, Potiones, Diluentes, Emulciones, Eclegmata sive lohoc, Detergentes, Purgantia et Laxantia, Hemetica, Pulveras, Opiata, Boli, ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:44

  8. Extractus: selectissimarum rerum chymicarum, Joannis Bapt. Helmontii ab Helmond, insignis ac subtilissimi philosophi adepti lectu utilissmus

    The 405 extracts, by an unknown compiler, are from the chemical writings of Helmont. The pen-and-ink manuscript is in one hand. It is undated, but the introductory biography section notes Helmont's death date, thus the compilation must be after 1644; ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 17:17

  9. James E. McDonald Papers

    The collection consists of correspondence, cases, reports, interviews, and printed materials relating to James E. McDonald's investigations, 1958 to 1971, into unidentified flying objects and similar sightings. ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-28 10:33

  10. The New Vitalism

    John Burroughs(1837-1921) American naturalist and author. Bound volume of John Burroughs' holographic manuscript, cut-and-pasted with his typed pages of edits; both interleaved with a typed transcription done by John E. Boos in 1942. The manuscript ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-28 11:16

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