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Finding Aids
A finding aid is a descriptive guide to the content of a collection. The guide describes the origin, background, contents, and arrangement of a collection. It also includes a folder listing of the contents.

Processed Collections
The alphbetical links below lead to an annotated list of all processed collections with links to the finding aids.

Finding Aids by Collection Type

  Manuscript Collections
  Photograph Collections
  Small Manuscript Collections
  Biography Files
  Oral History Collection
  Microfilm Collection


 

 



Processed Manuscript Collections

After 53 years of service, the Arizona Historical Foundation will be closing its doors on June 8, 2012. To find out where the collections are now located see the lists below.

Arizona Historical Society

The following collections have been transferred to the Library and Archives at AHS-Papago Park. Please call 480-929-0292 ext. 174 before your visit to confirm reading room hours and to arrange for materials to be pulled in advance.

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS)
Allen, Helen Hamlin
Altshuler, Constance Wynn
Arizona Bankers Association
Arizona Cattle Growers
Arizona Historical Foundation Mining Records Collection
Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountant
Barrow, Charles A.
Bentz, Donald N.
Blair, Robert
Brinegar
-Bethancourt Persian Gulf Collection
Business Journals, Records and Account Books

Caldwell, William N.
Cattle Brand Collection
Coggin (H. Mason) Mining Collection
Dale, Kenneth
Fireman, Bert Collection
Gila River Indian Community Water Rights Case
Goodale, Roy L.
Goodnight Collection
Gosnell, Robert E.

Hancock Family
Harber, DR. J.N. and Mary
Hazeltine, Sherman
Head, Wade

Kantz, William
Krause, M. Warren
LaMarr, John
Loring, Madison R.

Manley, Catherine Henson
Maricopa County Legal Aid Society
Matthews, John
McClintock, James H.
Milner, Dana T.
Montgomery, Frances and Mary
Newcomen Society of the United States
Orrell Mining
Overland Telephone and Telegraph Company

Page (John H. ) & Company
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Little Theatre
Phoenix Press Box Association
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arziona

Ramenofsky, Elizabeth
Reed, William B.
Refsnes, Joseph E.
Reinhold, Ruth M.
Rodgers, David
Ruth, Viola

Sacks (Benjamin) Manuscript Collection
Sacks Collection of the American West
Schaus, Richard
Smith, Gusse Thomas
Soroptimist International of Phoenix
Stauffer, Charles A.
Streitz, Gustavus A.

Tang, Esther Don
U.S. Federal Documents
Valley Field Riding and Polo Club
Valley National Bank Research Department
Valley of the Sun United Way Collection
Vulture Mine Records

Webb, Anderson Cone
Weinberger, Jacob
Western Artists Collection
Woman's Club of Phoenix

Wyllys, Rufus K.
YMCA of Phoenix and the Valley of the Sun


Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

The following collections have been transferred to the History and Archives Division of ASLAPR. Please call 602-926-3720 before your visit to confirm reading room hours and to arrange for materials to be pulled in advance.

A.L. Moore and Sons Mortuary
Arizona Cotton Growers
Arizona Newspapers Project Collection
Arizona Organized Crime

Arizona Territorial Documents Collection
Barney, James Mitchell
Brandes, Ray
Egerton, Kearney
Gilbert, Hugh C.
Goff, John S.

Hall, Daniel
Hudson Cotton Company
Kartus, Sidney
Pearce (Zeb) Companies
Poston, Charles D.
Richards, J.Morris
Stanford, R.C. (Rawghlie Clement)
Stoddard, Isaac Taft
Supima Association of Arizona
Tanner Companies
Valley Lumber Company
Willson, Roscoe G.


Arizona State University

The following collections have been transferred to the Archives and Special Collections at Arizona State University. Please call 480-965-4932 before your visit to confirm reading room hours and to arrange for materials to be pulled in advance.

Arizona Canal Diversion Channel
Arizona Republican Party Collection
Arizona Underground Water Commission Collection
Basha (Eddie) Gubernatorial Campaign Collection
Baughn, Otis James
Behavior Research Center Collection
Boyd, Consuelo
Boyd, George A.

Burch, Dean
Burgess, Isabel
Corpstein, Peter

Dillon, Richard
Fannin, Senator Paul
Galbreath (John W.) Development Corporation
Goldwater (Barry M.) Dime Novel Collection
Goldwater, Personal and Political Papers of Senator Barry M.
Goldwater, Morris Collection

Hess, Karl
Hubbard, Paul Gaylord

Keane (Bil) Cartoon Collection
Kober, Margaret

Lewis, Orme
Maddock, Thomas

Meckler, Brenda Weisberg
Powers, John
Rosenzweig, Harry
Rosenzweig, Newton

Saufley-Goldwaters Stores Collection
Schulz, William
Shadegg, Stephen
Snell, Frank L.
Swilling, John William "Jack"
TerHeun, Evangeline Kroh Collection
Tillotson, Charles C.

 


Northern Arizona University

The following collections have been transferred to the Cline Library at Northern Arizona University. Please call  928-523-5551 before your visit to confirm reading room hours and to arrange for materials to be pulled in advance.

Barnes, Will C.
Bass, William Wallace
Hubbell Jr., Lorenzo
Tonto Basin Research Collection


Sharlot Hall Museum

The following collections have 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.

Castle Hot Springs
Orme, Charles H. Jr.
Perkins Family Collection

Ruffner, Budge
Sparkes, Grace M.


University of Arizona

The following collections have been transferred to the University of Arizona's Special Collections. Please call 520-621-6423 before your visit to confirm reading room hours and to arrange for materials to be pulled in advance.

Ellinwood, Ralph Everett
Greene Cattle Company Collection
Jacobs, Barron and Lionel