Arizona -- History
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of typescripts of biographies used in Clayton's "Pioneer Women of Arizona," published in 1969, and "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Arizona," published in 1974. Most of the 195 women and 118 men are Mormons who relate their personal experiences in the early settlements of Arizona.
Two typed letters by Douglas dated March 24 and April 3, 1948. Both items describe the unsolved murder of James A. Cravey and other mysterious events surrounding the legendary Lost Dutchman mine of Arizona.
Primary source materials relating to the New Southwest part of the United States including the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. Also included are materials on Mexico. The materials are in English and Spanish, and many relate to the settlement of the area by people of European descent and to the Indians.
Series contains personal papers and items collected by Helen Spencer Schlie throughout her lifetime. Records include documents on Arizona and the surrounding states, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings about persons of importance to Schlie, among others. Also included is a significant amount of literature documenting LDS culture, history, and doctrine, with many speeches by LDS leaders being included in the collection. Dated approximately 1965-2014.
Photocopies of a microfilm copy of handwritten documents. These materials are in Spanish and relate to the holdings of the Miranda family largely in Texas and Arizona. One item, dated 1848, relates to the war with the United States.
Contains Partridge's undated papers regarding history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah history, Arizona history, United States history, and international history (including European royalty).