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  1. Charles Walter Couldock Scrapbook

    Charles Walter Couldock (1815-1898) was an American actor. Couldock was born in Long Acre, England and made his stage debut in Shakespeare’s Othello at London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre in 1835. Actress Charlotte Cushman convinced Couldock to travel to the ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-15 16:13

  2. Defendant's Photographic Exhibits 1 to 44 Inclusive

    James Addison Reavis, (1843-1914), was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. This ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 15:18

  3. The Peralta Grant; James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

    Donald M. Powell was a reference librarian at the University of Arizona and the author of The Peralta Grant; James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona. Powell moved to Tucson in 1946. He was a consultant to the College of Agriculture’s library in ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-14 11:24

  4. Records of the Arizona Mohair Growers Association

    Correspondence, financial records, minutes of meetings, reports, statistics, photographs, articles and newspaper clippings relating to the organization of the association, its history, activities in promoting the mohair industry in Arizona, and its ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-24 10:14

  5. Papers of Valentin Felix

    Valentin Felix was a merchant in Tucson, AZ and owner of the Roof Garden Grocery and Meat Market, later the Roof Garden Fish Company. Collection contains correspondence, financial accounts and bills, insurance papers, and other materials chiefly ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:19

  6. Reports of a Land Management Survey, Navajo Indian Reservation

    The collection consists of 54 bound folders containing reports and statistics of a land management survey on the Navajo Indian Reservation, relating to the agronomy, soil and water conservation problems existing on the reservation during the 1930s. The ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-25 12:20

  7. Military Posts Research Materials

    Correspondence, articles, typescripts, notes, maps, charts, slides, and other materials, written or collected by Schilling, relating to the history and development of various forts in Arizona and New Mexico. ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 10:23

  8. Papers of William Field Staunton

    Correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, newspaper clippings, maps, and other papers, relating to mining and Staunton's personal activities in Arizona and California. Personal papers consist of diaries, notebooks, photographs and his ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 12:21

  9. Papers of Buffalo Bill

    Correspondence, photographs, financial records, and legal papers relating to operations at the Campo Bonito Mine. Chiefly correspondence between Cody and Ernest J. Ewing concerning mine operations. Also includes other business letters, financial records, ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-08 14:28

  10. Records of the Twin Buttes Mining and Smelting Company

    The Twin Buttes Mining and Smelting Company was a mining operation in the Twin Buttes area of Pima County, AZ that was subsequently leased or owned by Bush-Baxter, Glance Mining Company, Midland Copper Company, San Xavier Extension Copper Company. In ...

    castanoe - 2020-09-08 16:22

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