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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 be closed from Wednesday, December 21, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023. We will reopen Tuesday, January 3rd. 

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  1. John Philip Clum Collection

    Records of Clum's tenure at the San Carlos Apache Indian Agency, 1874-1878, and documents relating to his career, 1880-1917 chronological arrangement. Includes photocopies of San Carlos Indian Agency reports, abstracts of disbursements, vouchers, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:32

  2. Taylor F. Ealy Family Papers

    The collection contains letters, diaries, and writings of Taylor F. Ealy and members of his family. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:41

  3. Papers of John Clum

    John P. Clum was the Indian agent at the San Carlos Indian Reservation, 1874-1877; later newspaper editor, postmaster, and mayor of Tombstone, AZ, as well as postal inspector and lecturer in Alaska. His son, Woodworth Clum, was a newspaper editor of the ...

    castanoe - 2020-04-21 17:53

  4. Papers of John J. Wingar

    John J. Wingar, (1833-1907), was a Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. Wingar moved to Prescott in 1877, and later lived in Florence, Pinal, Globe, and Tempe. He was active in establishing a school at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:08

  5. The Story of Patchy

    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John Slaughter, a Cochise County cattleman and former ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:54

  6. Derrotero de los Padres Fray Francisco Atanacio Domínguez, and Fr. Silvestre Vélez, de Escalante, en sus exploraciónes, desde las missiones de Zuñy del Nuevo Mexico, hasta las ymmediaciones de Monte Rey de California

    Collection includes eighteenth-century copy of the diary kept by Vélez de Escalante on his expedition with Dominguez through the four corners area of the American Southwest, July 29, 1776 to Jan. 2, 1777. Although unsuccessful in their mission to find a ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 10:07

  7. Blazer Family Papers

    Dr. Joseph Hoy Blazer was a New Mexican pioneer, dentist, merchant, and sawmill owner on the Tularosa River, within what became the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation. Blazers's daughter, Emma, married Dr. John Howard Thompson, who was a physician ...

    castanoe - 2021-01-11 11:42

  8. Manuscripts of John L. Riggs

    John L. Riggs was a local historian and author working in Mohave County, AZ. The collection includes holograph articles concerning Mohave County, its history, the Walapai Indians, turquoise mines, the Silver Hill Massacre, and the killing of the Luke ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:51

  9. Papers Relating to His [Thomas Edwin Farish] History of Arizona

    The collection presents typescripts, in the form of eight volume notebooks, by Arizona historian Thomas Edwin Farish that pertain to his history of the state of Arizona. The title pages of volumes 1-4 and 7 were inscribed by the author to Governor G.W.P. ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 10:40

  10. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    José María Cortés y de Olarte (d. 1811) was a Spanish military engineer who served in New Spain. The collection includes an early nineteenth-century copy of  Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana made in Spain for Edward King, Viscount ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-08 13:00