University of Arizona

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  1. History of the Ajo District

    Edward Payson Mathewson was a metallurgist and mining engineer and a professor of administration of mineral industries at the University of Arizona from 1926 to 1942, and wrote History of the Ajo District. The collection contains a typescript of the paper ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-07 15:30

  2. Trip to South Africa, 1962 September 28 to November 5

    The collection contains materials relating to a 1962 trip taken by University of Arizona professor John Bissell Cunningham (1887-1969) to attend the wedding of a former student in South Africa from Sept. 28th to Nov. 5th. Materials consist of a typescript ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 15:05

  3. Letter Books of Theodore Bryant Comstock

    Holograph letters to R. J. Ferguson and F. T. Blandy, local superintendents, mostly about operations of the Elkhart Mine, Chloride, Mohave County, Arizona, to the British Syndicate owners of the mine. Includes letters of chief clerk M. P. Dodge. Also ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-01 15:47

  4. Memorial Tribute to Samuel H. Morris

    Samuel Morris was a lawyer with Morris and Malott of Globe, AZ, Director of Miami Copper Company, and Chairman of the Arizona Copper Tariff Board. He became a director of Tennessee Corporation in 1960. The collection contains a tribute detailing Samuel ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-18 16:23

  5. Gurdon Montague Butler Papers

    Gurdon Matague Butler was the Dean of the College of Mines and Engineering (1915-1940); Dean of Engineering (1940-1951); and director of Arizona Bureau of Mines (1918-1940) at The University of Arizona.  The collection includes a carbon typescript and ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-22 15:32