Prospectors and Postmen– Bibliography

Exhibit Bibliography

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Books

Bents, Doris W. The History of Tubac, 1752-1948. Master’s Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1949.

Black, Eleanora, Cowell, Sidney Robertson and Mallette Dean, The Gold Rush Song Book: Comprising a Group of Twenty-Five Authentic Ballads as They Were Sung by the Men Who Dug for Gold in California During the Period of the Great Gold Rush of 1849. San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1940. (Obtained from https://archive.org/details/goldrushsongbook00blac)

Hamilton, Patrick and Arizona. Legislative Assembly. The Resource of Arizona ; The Resources of Arizona: Its Mineral, Farming, and Grazing Lands, Towns, and Mining Camps, Its Rivers, Mountains, Plains, and Mesas, with a Brief Summary of Its Indian Tribes, Early History, Ancient Ruins, Climate, etc.: A Manual of Reliable Information Concerning the Territory days, etc., etc. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft & Company, 1884. (Obtained from https://archive.org/details/resourcesofarizo00hamirich)

Hodge, Hirum C.,  Arizona as It Is; or, the Coming Country ; Compiled from Notes of Travel of the Years 1874, 1875, and 1876. New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1877. (Obtained from https://archive.org/details/arizonaasitisorc01hodg)

Lingenfelter, Richard E., Steamboats on the Colorado River, 1852-1916. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1978.

McClintock, James H., Arizona: Prehistoric-Aboriginal, Pioneer-Modern; the Nation’s Youngest Commonwealth within a Land of Ancient Culture. Vol. 1.  Chicago: The S. J. Clarke publishing Co., 1916.

Sheridan, Thomas E., Del Rancho Al Barrio: The Mexican Legacy of Tucson. Tucson: Mexican Heritage Project, Arizona Heritage Center, Arizona Historical Society, 1983.

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, , J. C. Ives, . S. (John Strong) Newberry, and Spencer Fullerton Baird, Report upon the Colorado River of the West: explored in 1857 and 1858 by Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1861. (Obtained from https://archive.org/details/reportuponcolor00bairgoog)

 

Archival Collections

Arizona Postal Documents Collection, Postal History Foundation.

Arizona Postcards Collection, Postal History Foundation.

Arizona Post Offices Photo Collection, Postal History Foundation.

Arizona Special Events Collection, Postal History Foundation.

Arizona Territorial Covers Collection, Postal History Foundation.

Bechtel Collection, Postal History Foundation.

 

Journals

Albrecht, Elizabeth, “Estevan Ochoa: Mexican-American Businessman.” Arizoniana 4, no. 2 (1963): 35-40.

Allison, Warren, “Frontier Days in the Old West; Prepared by the Arizona Writer’s Project, WPA.” Arizona Highways 18, no. 8 (1942): 40-42.

Avillo, Philip J., Jr., “Fort Mojave: Outpost on the Upper Colorado.” Journal of Arizona History 11, no. 2 (1970): 77-100.

“Carrying the Mail to Tubac.” Arizona Highways 20, no. 5 (1944): 36-37.

Chemi, James M., “Tuffy Still Sits Tall in Saddle at 73—One of a Few Arizona Dispatch Mail Riders Still Living.” Arizona Philatelist 10, no. 1 (1968): 3.

Hunter, Leslie Gene, “The Mojave Expedition of 1858-59.” Arizona and the West 21, no. 2 (1979): 137-156

 

Newspapers (all accessed from Newspapers.com)

Arizona Mail and Stage Co. (Walker.) Advertisement, Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Aug. 3, 1880.

Arizona Mail and Stage Co. (Walker and Kinnear) Advertisement, Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Sep. 16, 1880.

Calabasas and Tucson Mail and Stage Line (Tully) Advertisement, Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Jan. 25, 1882.

Colorado Steam Navigation Company Advertisement, Arizona Sentinel (Yuma, Arizona), Jan. 9, 1875, Jul. 6, 1878,  Mar. 4, 1876.

“Freight Rates from San Francisco to Yuma.” Arizona Weekly Citizen (Tucson, Arizona),  Mar. 20, 1875.

Gooder, Pat, “Ramon and His Burro Carry Mail in Historic Tubac,” Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Feb. 21, 1941.

Gordon, Mildred, “Where the Last of the Pony Express Meets the Airmail,” Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona), May 1936.

“Mr. A.J. Findlay, the Gentlemanly Agent of the Colorado Steam Navigation Company, has Kindly Furnished Us the Following […],”Weekly Arizona Miner (Prescott, Arizona),Jan. 23, 1874.

Noble, Marguerite, “Riding Along the Mail Trail: Tuffy Peach Horsebacked the Pouches, including Catalogues, from Camp Verde to Pine, and Sometimes to Payson,” Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona), Mar. 23, 1976.

Pedro Aguirre Advertisement, Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Mar. 22, 1884.

“Stage Travel: Arrivals and Departures,” Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Apr. 21, 1880.

“Tucson Merchants Discussing Transportation Matters: San Francisco’s Opportunity for Securing a Large Trade—Present High Rates of the Colorado Steam Navigation Company—Territorial Matters, etc.,” Weekly Arizona Miner (Prescott, Arizona), Feb. 19, 1875.

“Tucson Merchants Discussing Transportation Matters: San Francisco’s Opportunity for Securing a Large Trade—Present High Rates of the Colorado Steam Navigation Company—Territorial Matters, etc.,” Weekly Arizona Miner (Prescott, Arizona), Feb. 19, 1875.

“William Neal, 87, Dies in Oracle: Indian Scout for Buffalo Bill Built Hotel in Mountain Resort,” Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona), Oct. 1, 1936.

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