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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 163 Collections and/or Records:

Ramon F. Adams papers

Identifier: AZ 310

This collection includes correspondence and manuscripts chiefly concerning Western history and literature; it includes letters from friends, authors, editors, and publishers. Also included are original typescripts with holograph corrections of revised editions of his works Western Words: A Dictionary of the American West, 1968, and Six-Guns and Saddle Leather, 1969, both published by University of Oklahoma Press.

Dates: 1941-1969

Agency for International Development Contract with the Federal University of Ceará, Brazil papers

Identifier: AZ 441

Correspondence, reports, workbook and historical materials.

Dates: 1962-1973

Alexander S. Henderson papers

Identifier: AZ 027

Chiefly records of the A.S. Henderson general merchandise store in Patagonia, Arizona, from 1900 to 1940 including inventories, correspondence, merchandise ads, ledgers, monthly account books, and bills.

Dates: 1888-1963 ; (bulk 1900-1954)

American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona records

Identifier: AZ 182
Abstract Correspondence, financial reports, minutes of meetings, publications, clippings, audio tape recordings of radio broadcasts, video recordings of speeches, protests, and ACLU Follies performances, and material on various local cases and projects. Includes papers relating to the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona’s establishment and operation in connection with the national civil liberties movement, the Sun City Area Chapter of the National Organization for Women, and the Arizona...
Dates: 1958-2010

Amos Allison and Robert B. Anderson papers

Identifier: MS 329
Abstract Papers of Amos A. Anderson (1862-1948) and his son, Robert B. Anderson, relating to their life and times in Clifton, Ajo, Graham County, and Greenlee County, Arizona. Includes biographical information, correspondence, reminiscences, and photographs. The main correspondent to Robert B. Anderson is William Ryder Ridgway relating to their common interests in Graham County historical investigations. Reminiscences concern Amos A. Anderson's exploits as sheriff, stories of outlaws and...
Dates: 1894-1975

Arizona Association of Family and Consumer Sciences records

Identifier: MS 335
Abstract Historical material includes scrapbooks, photographs, letters, speeches, philosophy and objectives, and materials from the 50th and 75th American Home Economics Association anniversary celebrations. Organizational materials includes the constitution, bylaws, handbooks, membership and officer rosters, and list of properties owned. Business and meeting information includes minutes from meetings of the state and sectional divisions, reports from the various divisions and officers, and corporate...
Dates: 1909-1998

Arizona Ecumenical Council, Truth Squad Committee records

Identifier: MS 277
Abstract This collection consists of photocopies of reports, correspondence, memos, clippings and pamphlets relating to the work of the Truth Squad Committee. Included is the data collected and reports compiled from that data, supporting materials used and dissenting opinions of conclusions in the report, all dealing with farm labor in California and Arizona. Some of the supporting materials deal with Arizona Legislature HB 2134, a bill allowing for the creation of an employment relations board...
Dates: 1969-1972

Arizona Mohair Growers Association records

Identifier: AZ 126

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 association with similar State, national, and Federal agencies in the use of land, grazing districts, stock driveways, marketing of mohair, sale of goat meat, and the eradication of predatory animals.

Dates: 1934-1951

Merle Armitage papers

Identifier: MS 234

The collection contains an assortment of correspondence, books, some published by his Manzanita Press, typescripts of books and short stories, advertisements, illustrations, clippings, photographs and photographic plates, articles, speeches, catalogs, and miscellaneous original art work.

Dates: 1930-1974

Henry Fountain Ashurst papers

Identifier: AZ 002
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, typescripts of speeches, and biographical materials, including clippings, photographs, diary, expense records, cartoons, and reprints relating to his career and studies of his career by George Fray Sparks and others.

Dates: 1896-1963; Majority of material found within ( 1920-1962)

Jane G. Austin papers

Identifier: MS 115

The bulk of the collection contains undated, holographic manuscripts with edits, of three of Austin's novels and eleven of her short stories.

Dates: circa 1870-1894

Papers of George C. Barker

Identifier: MS 610
Abstract Correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs, and one audio tape, primarily from 1943 to 1957, of anthropologist George C. Barker. The collection documents Barker's anthropological research into folk drama and ritual, the social functions of language, the Pachuco language of Hispanic youths, and Yaqui Indian culture and customs. A 1964 gift to the Southwest Folklore Archives from George C. Barker, Sr. Deaccessioned from the...
Dates: 1903-1958; Majority of material found within ( 1943-1957)

Ernest Sutherland Bates papers

Identifier: MS 308

Letters, 1910-1912, from Ernest Bates to Caroline Singleton, concerning their relationship, her studies in Europe, and his career at the University of Arizona. Also includes two poems, probably by Bates, and his translation of The Pilgrim of Joy, by François Coppée.

Dates: 1908-1912

Bayless family papers

Identifier: AZ 228
Abstract This collection includes 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. Shields during the Civil War, poetry written by Shields during the war, and later letters to his daughter from her husband, John Bayless. Personal materials consist of photographs and personal papers, including estate...
Dates: 1851-1952; (bulk 1880-1910)

Kathryn Beals papers

Identifier: MS 440

Papers and Photographs, 1927-1928, 1979, 1994. This collection contains correspondence, photos, newspaper clippings, and ephemera of Kathryn Beals, including two letters to her sister from acquaintances upon Kathryn’s death in 1976. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with her family and ephemera she collected while touring with the Peters-Wright vaudeville dance troupe for 15 months in 1927-1928.

Dates: 1927-1928, 1976, 1994

Papers of John Beecher

Identifier: MS 161

Mostly outgoing letters from John Beecher to various editors at Macmillan Publishing Co., between 1965 and 1977, but also includes clippings, book notices, photographs of Beecher, publicity brochures and announcements of poetry readings, and poetry broadsides. There are also news clippings and correspondence about the Morning Star Press, later called the Rampart Press, begun in 1956.

Dates: 1957-1979

Behan family papers

Identifier: AZ 011

Personal and official correspondence, financial records, notes, a photograph album, and photographs relating chiefly to personal and family life.

Dates: 1883-1944 ; Majority of material found within ( 1907-1944)

Beppie L. Culin papers

Identifier: MS 380

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

Dates: 1801-1985; Majority of material found within ( 1923-1970)

Papers of Lou Blachly

Identifier: MS 083

Includes correspondence, reports, manuscripts, diaries, photographs, poetry, souvenir ephemera, and newspapers of the Bradley and Blachly families.

Dates: 1827-1965

Harry J. Blacklidge papers

Identifier: AZ 211

The collection includes letters, work cards, two photographs, newspaper clippings, and various printed materials concerning the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners in America, Local No. 857; chiefly newspaper clippings concerning construction in the Tucson area, 1926-1927. Also includes papers relating to the formation of the apprenticeship training program in Arizona and diaries.

Dates: 1917-1973

Blazer family papers

Identifier: MS 034

Chiefly photocopies of correspondence, manuscripts, land claims, patents, machinery catalogs, and legal papers of Armer Newton Blazer; also photocopied correspondence and manuscripts of Paul Blazer, and photograph reprints.

Dates: 1857-1966; (bulk 1870-1955)

John Gregory Bourke papers

Identifier: AZ 347

This collection includes correspondence, including letters from Gen. George Crook recommending Bourke for promotions, letters from publishers, and others to and from Bourke relating to his writing and military experiences.

Dates: 1873-1897

Charles Bukowski papers

Identifier: MS 148

Contains published and unpuplished books, periodicals, manuscripts, letters, audio recordings, and artwork from 1964-1974, of the poet, novelist, and screenwriter, Charles Bukowski.

Dates: 1944-1977

Papers of Charles Bukowski

Identifier: MS 171

The bulk of the collection consists of magazines and anthologies that contain Bukowski's contributions; also includes books translated into other languages. Correspondence varies from that of friends and fans, to business correspondence with presses and magazines.

Dates: 1958-1980

Walter Noble Burns papers

Identifier: AZ 291
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts, notes, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and related material. Several drafts of the manuscripts for The Saga of Billy the Kid, 1925, Tombstone: An Iliad of the Southwest, 1927, The One Way Ride, 1931 and The Robin Hood of El Dorado: the Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, 1932, are present. Correspondents, including Wyatt...
Dates: 1908-1964; Majority of material found within ( 1922-1932)

Camera, Spade and Pen records

Identifier: MS 278
Abstract Records, 1974-1980, relating to Camera, Spade, and Pen. Contains chiefly correspondence between the editor, Marnie Gaede, and the contributing authors of the book, Camera, Spade, and Pen, published by The University of Arizona Press in 1980. Also included are drafts of chapters by each author. The supplemental files in the second series relate to the production of the book, and include author releases, the final map of major...
Dates: 1974-1981

Ralph Henry Cameron papers

Identifier: AZ 127

Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Cameron's term as U.S. Delegate, Arizona statehood, political appointments, bills, and projects. Grand Canyon material include letters and legal papers relating to Bright Angel Trail, mining claims, a proposed power project, 1907-1912, and four guest registers of Cameron's Hotel and Camps, 1903-1907.

Dates: 1899-1915

Edwin Francis Carpenter papers

Identifier: MS 332
Abstract Papers, 1917-1963 (bulk 1930-1960), of astronomer Edwin F. Carpenter, 1898-1963. Includes biographical materials, correspondence, publications and appearances, printed materials, photographs, and glass slides. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence documenting his professional activities, and photographs documenting the building and instrumentation of Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona, and Kitt Peak National Observatory in the Quinan Mountains, west of Tucson,...
Dates: 1917-1963

John Robert Carter papers

Identifier: MS 326

Collection consists of the personal and professional papers of John Robert Carter, a member of the African-American Company C of the Army's 25th Infantry. This collection includes military records, newspaper clipping consisting of muster rolls, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1924

Chinese Documents from Tucson, Arizona collection

Identifier: AZ 376

This collection contains personal papers, business records, and related materials from a Chinese community, the Ying On Merchants and Labor Benevolent Association of Tucson, Arizona.

Dates: 1913-1968