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  1. Reminiscences of Joseph Kirby Corson

    Joseph Kirby Corson was a surgeon for the U.S. Army, and stationed at both Prescott and Yuma, AZ between 1878 and 1882. The collection contains a typescript portion of a reminiscent diary, circa 1910, concerning Kirby’s U.S. Army service. The diary is ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-11 12:04

  2. Diary of John C. Tidball

    Lieutenant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, John C. Tidball (1825-1906). Tidball accompanied Lt. A.W. Whipple on the 1853-1854 survey for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. This collection includes a diary kept during the ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-17 12:21

  3. Diary of Thomas Akers

    Thomas Akers served as a U.S. Army Private during the US Civil War and served in Company B of the 5th Infantry for the California Volunteers. The collection contains a holograph diary of Aker’s Civil War service from his swearing in at Sacramento, CA, Oct ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 15:22

  4. Papers of Beppie L. Culin

    This collection consists of the papers of Beppie L. Culin and family. Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and legal documents are included in this collection. ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-14 09:50

  5. Letter from Sergeant James E. Derwent to Charles Fellows, Regarding the Death of Cochise, 1874 June 10

    The collection consists of a letter from James E. Derwent, Sergeant in Company D of the 5th United States Cavalry, to personal friend Charles Fellows discussing the death of Apache leader, Cochise, on the Chiricahua reservation. Included is the holograph ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-30 16:34

  6. Minutes of House Meetings of the Sigma Chi Dormitory

    The collection contains holograph minutes for house meetings of the Sigma Chi Dormitory during World War II. During that time, the fraternity leased its house to the University of Arizona for use as a residence hall for undergraduate women. Included ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-01 11:01

  7. Thomas Nugent Crowley Diary

    Holograph diary contains brief entries of Crowley's personal and professional experiences as a U.S. Army officer, stationed in various places in the United States, during World War II. He served in California at an Immigration and Naturalization ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-01 12:36

  8. John Gregory Bourke Papers

    John Gregory Bourke was a U.S. Army Soldier, ethnologist, and postbellum author who wrote many books centered around the Old West. This collection includes correspondence, including letters from Gen. George Crook recommending Bourke for promotions, as ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-05 14:11

  9. Register Book of Davis-Monthan Field

    Davis-Monthan Field served as an airport in Tucson, AZ until given over to the military in 1940. The airport was named for two local men who lost their lives in the line of duty. The collection contains photocopy entries listing pilot, passengers, plane ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-25 11:16

  10. Invoices of the United States Army, Quartermaster Corps.

    Invoices related to materials used in the construction of one of the early forts on the Gila River. ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-03 12:36

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