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  1. Letters of Hoffman Birney

    Hoffman Birney (1891-1958) was an American author and New York Times book critic. Birney also spent time working for several government services, such as in the United States Army as the Deputy Chief of reports and publications for the Ballistics ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 15:53

  2. Papers of Frances Gillmor

    Collection includes biographical materials, diaries, correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs, and audio tapes. The collection documents Gillmor's literary pursuits, scholarly ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 17:52

  3. Papers of the Oury Family

    Correspondence, diary, photographs, deeds, articles and speeches chiefly relating to Arizona territorial military experiences of Oury family members. ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-12 18:47

  4. Records of the Yavapai Cattle Growers (Association)

    Yavapai Cattle Growers Association was a Prescott-based association organized in 1931 with the goal to promote the cattle industry in Yavapai County, AZ. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, membership lists, reports, photographs, ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-22 15:18

  5. History of the Discovery of Tombstone, Arizona, as Told by Edward Lawrence Schieffelin

    Edward Schieffelin (1847-1897) was a prospector and discovered the silver mines of the San Pedro Valley, which led to the establishment of Tombstone, AZ. The collection contains a typescript of the accounts of discovering the area now known as Tombstone, ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-04 18:27

  6. Southwest Parks and Monuments Association Records

    This collection is comprised of the papers of the Southwest Parks and Monuments Association (SPMA) and the Hubbell Trading Post which is operated by SPMA. Items include business files and SPMA publications. The bulk of the materials include financial ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 11:15

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    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John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

  8. Tenodor Ten Eyck Papers

    Consists mostly of diaries and biographical material relating to Tenodor Ten Eyck, from 1860-1890. The nine diaries cover different stages in his adult life; most have typed transcriptions. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 15:13

  9. Defendant's Photographic Exhibits 1 to 44 Inclusive

    James Addison Reavis, (1843-1914), was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. This ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 15:18

  10. The Peralta Grant; James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

    Donald M. Powell was a reference librarian at the University of Arizona and the author of The Peralta Grant; James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona. Powell moved to Tucson in 1946. He was a consultant to the College of Agriculture’s library in ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:24

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