WILLIAM N. 1911-1971
Call No. MS FM MSS 9
Author, publisher, lecturer, instructor. William N. Caldwell, the
owner of the Crusader Flag Company, was very involved with educating
the public about the history of Arizona and its flag. Consists of
correspondence, manuscripts, fact sheets and newspaper clippings
dealing with Arizona flags, seals and other state emblems. The primary
focus of the collection is on flags. Finding
HOT SPRINGS 1951-1982
This collection has been transferred to the library and archives at Sharlot Hall Museum. Please call 928-445-3122 extension 14 before your visit to confirm reading room hours and to arrange for materials to be pulled in advance.
Arizona hot springs resort built in the 1890s. Donated in 1977 to
the Arizona State University Foundation and purchased in 1982 by
the Castle Hot Springs Development Corporation. Includes geologic
and geothermal studies, materials relating to the proposed establishment
of an educational information retreat, maps, postcards and brochures.
Donated by Dr. Denis Kigin in 1986.
BRAND COLLECTION 1878-1896
Call No. MS FM MSS 82
.25 cubic feet
Twenty-four cattle brands burned on leather. Detailed description
given on each brand. Donated by Mrs. John F. Jennings. Finding
(H. MASON) MINING COLLECTION
Call No. MS
FM MSS 126
H. (Horace) Mason Coggin was known as a world-renowned expert
in gold placer mining. Born in Bisbee, AZ, he attended the University
of Arizona where he received a degree in mining engineering. He
worked for several years for various divisions of Phelps Dodge Corporation
until he took a position with Coe and Van Loo Consulting Engineers
in Phoenix, AZ. In 1982, he opened his own consulting firm. Coggin
was also a cowboy poet and had a love for Arizona history. He and
his wife Janice, co-founded Cowboy Miner Productions and were the
authors of several publications related to mining and cowboy poetry.
Collection contains files on correspondence, individual mines, mining
companies, research files, and reports.
Call No. MS FM MSS 124
1 linear foot
Prominent Phoenix businessman, former member of
the Arizona State Senate and House, and Maricopa County Department
of Revenue assessor; grandson of Peter Joseph Corpstein. Contains
correspondence, reports, studies, newspaper articles dealing with
Arizona government, and pertaining to Mr. Corpstein's time as a
state legislator, and focusing on such topics as the Hualapai Hydroelectric
Project and highspeed rail project known as Val-Tran. Also includes
memos, studies and committee reports from various Arizona State
government departments which Mr. Corpstein's committees covered.