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                                             Special Collections will be closed December 20, 2023 through January 1, 2024 in observance of the University Holiday break.


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  1. Robin

    Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was an American novelist. Burnett was born in Manchester, England but immigrated to the United States in 1865, 11 years after her father died. Her family settled in New Market, TN. In 1868, Burnett managed to place a ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 15:19

  2. John Ruskin Letters

    John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an English art critic, social reformer, and author. His ideas and concerns centering around the relationship between art, society, and nature influenced anticipated interest in environmentalism, sustainability, and craft. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 15:30

  3. Running Away: a Schoolmaster's Story

    Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826-1887) was a British novelist and poet. She is best remembered for her novel John Halifax, Gentleman, which presents the ideals of English middle-class life. The collection includes a holographic manuscript of the short story ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 15:53

  4. Hamlin Garland Letters

    Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) was a novelist, essayist, short story writer, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1922. The collection includes a portfolio containing 27 signed holograph letters and two cards  sent by Garland to Orlando ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 16:16

  5. Hamlet: a Tragedy in Five Acts

    Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor who was widely popular for his roles in romantic comedy and was also noted for his performances in Shakespearean plays. This production of Hamlet, with Sothern in the title role, was first presented at ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 15:00

  6. The March of Arizona History

    Anne Merriman Peck (1884-1976) was a writer, artist, and illustrator. She started her career in New York working for magazine companies and publishing several children's books. In 1948, Peck moved to Tucson, AZ and taught courses at the University of ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:56

  7. 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

  8. Recipe and Home Remedy Book

    The materials in the collection are speculated to have been compiled in southern England, based on the newspaper citations for formulas and the addresses to buy bottled remedies. There are handwritten entries for home medicinal cures, food and alcoholic ...

    castanoe - 2020-11-23 11:40

  9. Papers of Harry Stewart

    Harry Stewart was a book dealer specializing in Western history. He operated businesses in Boise, ID, and Tucson and Tombstone, AZ, where he was also curator of the Wyatt Earp Museum.  Papers include correspondence relating to book trade and personal life ...

    castanoe - 2020-12-15 16:04

  10. Papers of Elliott Arnold

    Collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, short stories, and articles written by Elliott Arnold. The collection also contains research files, newspaper clippings and photographs. ...

    castanoe - 2020-12-18 15:43