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

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  1. Correspondence of George Cranston

    This collection is comprised of letters, primarily written by George Cranston. Some letters relate Cranston's experiences as a soldier in the Arizona Territory, from 1866 to 1870. His letters reveal the privations of a soldier's life, the ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27

  2. 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

  3. Southwest Mission Research Center

    This collection contains materials documenting the activities of the Southwestern Mission Research Center (SMRC) from 1965-1994. This collection is comprised of SMRC daily operational documents including; correspondence, business records, conference ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-25 08:01

  4. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Arizona Reference Files

    Collection contains wide-ranging types of material regarding Jewish individuals and institutions in Arizona, principally southern Arizona. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:27

  5. Ownby Family Papers

    Collection includes letters and photographs. Original and typescript copies of personal letters from Anna Ownby to her husband, Bramble B. Ownby, from 1881-1888. They relate daily events in Lordsburg, while he was away working on the railroad. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:29

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The Last of the Plainsmen

    Zane Gray (1872-1939) was an American author most popular for his western adventure books and novels. Many of his works were adapted for film and television, the most notable being The Lone Star Ranger (1915). Gray was also the author of The Last of the ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-22 15:07

  10. Scrapbook of Verda Lee Ludy Parrick

    Jacob E. Ludy (1858-1921) was born in Mercer County, MO. He was a civil engineer who moved to Yuma, AZ in 1898 to survey for the Irrigation, Land and Improvement Company, where he later became the general manager and vice president of the company. He is ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-01 18:02

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