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  1. 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

  2. Papers of John J. Wingar

    John J. Wingar, (1833-1907), was a Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. Wingar moved to Prescott in 1877, and later lived in Florence, Pinal, Globe, and Tempe. He was active in establishing a school at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:08

  3. Scrapbooks of Newspaper Clippings

    Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to Hughes' political career. Also includes various telegrams congratulating Hughes on his election to governor of Arizona. In three volumes. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:38

  4. Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes

    Correspondence with Louis C. Hughes dating from his time as Governor of Arizona Territory, 1893-1896. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:40

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    The collection contains a typescript of an unpublished manuscript, with photographs, concerning the story of Apache May (Patchy), a young Apache girl found in May of 1896 in an abandoned Apache camp by John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

  6. Papers of Joseph Thomas McKinney

    Autobiographical sketch, letter, and documents. The 19-page sketch includes his involvement as a law enforcement officer in the Graham-Tewksbury feud; and a letter, dated 1927, to his son describes a hanging at the Arizona State Prison at Florence. Also ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 17:13

  7. 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

  8. Portrait of a Teacher; Mary Elizabeth Post and Something of the Times in Which she Lived

    Mary Elizabeth Post (1841-1934) was an amateur historian, teacher and pioneer of education in Arizona. Originally from New York, Post moved to Yuma, AZ in 1872 and opened the third official school in the state. The collection contains a bound typescript ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 12:00

  9. Correspondence of Bryan Ward Tichenor

    Bryan Ward Tichenor was an attorney, stenographer, notary public, and court reporter of the First Judicial District, Arizona Territory. The collection includes a holograph and typescript correspondence, both personal and professional, chiefly relating to ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 10:28

  10. Record of Weather and Stages of the Colorado River

    Louis John Frederick Jaeger (1824-1892) was a ferryman and adventurer. He operated a ferry along the Colorado River in Yuma, AZ from 1850 to 1877. The collection contains a fragment of weather records and states of the Colorado River kept by Jaeger at the ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 10:57

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