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    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John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

  2. Canadian History

    Sarah Ellen Roberts was a pioneer near Stettler, Alberta, Canada from 1906 to 1911. The collection contains a photocopy of a manuscript accompanied by a typed transcription. The manuscript is an autobiographical account of the homesteading experiences of ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 18:31

  3. University of Arizona Athletics Collection

    Collection documents the history of men's and women's athletics from 1913-2011. It consists of correspondence, athletic programs, media guides, other publications, ephemera, student handbooks, scrapbooks, and includes the papers of Charles " ...

    trentp - 2022-02-11 13:21

  4. Amazon Foundation Papers

    The collection contains material relating to the Amazon Foundation, a feminist and anti-discriminatory philanthropic organization that provided grants to community building projects with a focus on improving the lives of girls and women in Southern ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-12 16:47

  5. Papers of Sophie Treadwell

    This collection comprises personal materials, diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, plays, novels, and photographs relating to Sophie Treadwell's career as an American playwright, author, and journalist from the 1910s through the 1960s. Included ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-04 15:02

  6. Book of Memories of the University of Arizona Faculty Women's Club

    The collection consists of scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, historical notes, records of activities, lists of officers and members of the University of Arizona Faculty Women’s Club. It includes photographs of the 1985 Centennial Quilt. ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 15:12

  7. Papers of Mary Kidder Rak

    Mary Kidder Rak is most widely known for being an author and a rancher in Southern Arizona. Rak wrote the book A Cowman's Wife. Her collection includes correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, notes, photographs, and other papers relating to her ...

    castanoe - 2022-04-27 13:33

  8. Women Mystery Writers

    Works from American women mystery writers, with an emphasis on Southwestern authors, including novels published from the 1950s to present written by female authors who primarily portray female protagonists. ...

    blakisto - 2022-05-16 11:24

  9. Minutes of House Meetings of the Sigma Chi Dormitory

    The collection contains holograph minutes for house meetings of the Sigma Chi Dormitory during World War II. During that time, the fraternity leased its house to the University of Arizona for use as a residence hall for undergraduate women. Included ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-01 11:01

  10. Records of The University of Arizona Desert Riders

    The University of Arizona Desert Riders was a women's honorary riding club, formed in 1921, using horses on loan from the University of Arizona R.O.T.C Cavalry Unit. The club was disbanded in 1944, when the horses were sold at auction by the ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-01 13:52

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