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  1. Bayless Family Papers

    Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, land patents, and account books of William Henry Bayless and his sons relating to cattle and sheep ranching operations in Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Arizona. Also includes letters written to J.F. ...

    castanoe - 2020-11-02 11:20

  2. Hazel E. Mills Papers

    Research notes, newspaper clippings and maps, 1816-1938. The bulk of the material is handwritten research notes related to the navigation of the Colorado River. Some of the notes are contained in a card index. The notes include article summaries compiled ...

    castanoe - 2020-11-16 11:28

  3. Blazer Family Papers

    Dr. Joseph Hoy Blazer was a New Mexican pioneer, dentist, merchant, and sawmill owner on the Tularosa River, within what became the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation. Blazers's daughter, Emma, married Dr. John Howard Thompson, who was a physician ...

    castanoe - 2021-01-11 11:42

  4. Papers Relating to His 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 - 2021-04-12 11:56

  5. Donald M. Powell Papers

    The collection contains typescript of a holograph, notes, maps and transcripts used for the new edition of  Notes of Travel Through the Territory of Arizona: being an account of the trip made by General George Stoneman and others in the autumn of 1870, by ...

    castanoe - 2021-05-28 11:25

  6. Affidavit: the Route Followed by Fray Marcos de Niza Which Led to the Discovery of Arizona

    Typescript (carbon) affadavit eight pages, citing, in part, from de Niza's 1539 "Relacion". Accompanied by Fray Marcos de Niza Monument Association brochure. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 09:50

  7. 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 - 2021-06-07 14:19

  8. Report of the Charles L. Bernheimer Expeditions

    Charles Leopold Bernheimer (1864-1944) was an author and traveler. This collection consists of photocopy reports of his expeditions sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. There is a daily journal describing camps, travel conditions, and ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:42

  9. Manuscripts of John L. Riggs

    John L. Riggs was a local historian and author working in Mohave County, AZ. The collection includes holograph articles concerning Mohave County, its history, the Walapai Indians, turquoise mines, the Silver Hill Massacre, and the killing of the Luke ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 14:51

  10. Lou Blachly Papers

    Louis Bradley Blachly (1890-1965) was an employee of the U.S. War Department and Foreign Economic Administration, from 1941 to 1949, working in Columbia, S.C., Washington, D.C., North Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Later, he was author of natural ...

    castanoe - 2021-12-16 16:10

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