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  1. Records of the Empire Ranch

    Includes correspondence, legal documents, financial records, livestock records, and other materials relating to the history, development, and operation of The Empire Ranch property in Southern Arizona and California. ...

    castanoe - 2021-04-12 11:14

  2. Stock Certificate Register of the Hilton Ranch

    The Hilton Ranch included more than 12,000 acres southeast of Tucson, AZ. The collection contains a holograph (original) on printed forms, as well as twenty-three pages listing stock certificates issued between 1909 and 1910, and seven pages of notes on ...

    castanoe - 2021-05-28 10:55

  3. Scrapbook of Ernest Brooke Stanley

    Ernest Brooke Stanley was a professor for the Animal Husbandry Department (later known as the Animal Science Department) at the University of Arizona from 1920-1958 The collection consists of a scrapbook of mostly black and white photographs and ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 10:40

  4. Autobiography of William Bladen Jett

    William Bladen Jett (1858-1941) was a Methodist minister who served in the U.S. Army with the 4th Cavalry in Arizona and New Mexico. This collection comprises an autobiographical manuscript containing reminiscences of Jett's boyhood in Virginia ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 11:46

  5. Papers of Montague Stevens, 1892-1953

    Portfolio containing chiefly correspondence, along with legal documents, bills, and financial records related to Montague Stevens and his ranching operations. Correspondence and telegrams mostly concern problems with his financial backers in England. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-14 13:50

  6. Reminiscences of Juliet Kibbey England

    England's family lived in Mexico in 1910 during the Revolution. In the 1920s and 1930s, they operated the Alamo Guest Ranch near Magdalena, Sonora, mexico. Collection includes reminiscences of life at the Alamo Ranch during the 1920s; as well as ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:52

  7. Records of the Commonwealth Mine

    The bulk of the Commonwealth Mine records document its activities from 1910 until 1930. Many of its earlier and later records were lost or destroyed between the closing of the mine in the 1940s and the salvaging of the records in 1960. Many of the ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-03 10:36

  8. Charles Ulen Pickrell Papers

    This collection includes personal and official correspondence, photographs, articles, speeches, clippings, notes and related material on cowboys, Arizona pioneers, cattle industry and agriculture. ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 15:28

  9. 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

  10. Papers of Francis Henry Hereford

    This collection contains correspondence, legal papers, and financial records relating to his law practice, chiefly correspondence between Hereford and the various mining corporations, land and cattle companies he represented. Some correspondence relates ...

    castanoe - 2022-05-25 16:58

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