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  1. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    Bound manuscript volume contains two different works on northern New Spain.  Also contains a complete copy of the diary kept by the Franciscans Silvestre Vélez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Domínguez. It recounts their expedition into Colorado, Utah ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 09:30

  2. Six Shooter's Who's Who

    Unpublished typescript of Giffen's bibliography of western badmen and peace officers active from 1865 through the 1890's. Lists 362 outlaws/peace officers with approximately 12,300 references. Each person has a brief history followed by citation ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:25

  3. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    Collection materials consist of family correspondence and photographs, tax receipts, stock certificates, legal documents relating to his partnerships with Bennett Bros. & Co.; J.T. Bennett & Co.; Bennett, Van Wagenen & Co.; Bennett and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:28

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Papers of the Hein family

    The Hagedorn family was a German family who emigrated to the United States in the 1880s. One branch of the family settled in Brooklyn, NY and began a hotel business while the other half settled in Skull Valley, AZ and purchased part interest in the ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 15:57

  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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