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  1. Papers Relating to His [Thomas Edwin Farish] History of Arizona

    The collection presents typescripts, in the form of eight volume notebooks, by Arizona historian Thomas Edwin Farish that pertain to his history of the state of Arizona. The title pages of volumes 1-4 and 7 were inscribed by the author to Governor G.W.P. ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 10:40

  2. Comments by James Hancock on Walter Noble Burns' Book Tombstone

    James Hancock lived in Tombstone at the time of the O.K. Corral gunfight, a 30-second shootout between lawmen and outlaws known as the Cowboys on October 26, 1881. Notes indicate Hancock's comments were written in Paradise, AZ on March 30 and 31, ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 10:41

  3. Ramon F. Adams Papers

    Ramon F. Adams was a Western writer and bibliographer. The collection comprises correspondence and manuscripts chiefly concerning Western history and literature, as well as letters from friends, authors, editors, and publishers. Included are original ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-29 17:31

  4. 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 - 2022-06-14 09:51

  5. Papers of Floyd S. Fierman

    The material in this collection is organized into two groupings, according to the geographic location of the Jewish individuals, families, or institutions researched. The first four boxes contain materials relevant to New Mexico's Jewish history. The ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-14 14:49

  6. Letter, 1938 Dec. 22, Prescott (Ariz.), to Mrs. John W. Mayes, Phoenix (Ariz.)

    Mikul G. Levy was a pioneer, shop-keeper, and postmaster in Ajo, AZ. The collection contains an original typescript letter to Mrs. John W. Mayes describing his mining and mercantile activities in Nogales and Ajo, AZ from 1883 to 1931, including his ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-30 15:47

  7. Pioneering Sociology on "The Last Frontier"

    The collection contains a carbon typescript of the history of the Departments of Sociology at The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and Northern Arizona University. It was written by Frederick Allan Conrad, professor emeritus of the ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-06 13:21

  8. Diary-Journal of Events, etc. on a Journey from Missouri to California

    William W. Hunter was a pioneer and a participant of the California gold rush of 1849. The collection consists of his daily journal describing conditions and events of journey from Missouri through New Mexico and southern Arizona, to California, Apr. 23 ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-18 16:46

  9. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    José María Cortés y de Olarte (d. 1811) was a Spanish military engineer who served in New Spain. The collection includes an early nineteenth-century copy of  Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana made in Spain for Edward King, Viscount ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-08 13:00

  10. 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 - 2022-08-09 17:07

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