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Alpine Public Library, Apache County Library DistrictAlpine Public Library, Apache County Library District

Alpine Public Library was founded in 1985. Our new building opened for business in January, 2009, and is approximately 3000 square feet. We serve the communities of Alpine, Nutrioso, Blue, AZ, and Luna and Reserve, NM. We have approximately 5800 print items and 900 media items.


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Archives of the Catholic Diocese of TucsonArchives of the Catholic Diocese of Tucson

The Archives of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson provides information about the history of Arizona and the Southwest, with an emphasis on the Catholic presence and influence on the area including Sacramental registers (baptism, confirmation, marriage and death); correspondence to and from each Bishop; ephemera of parishes within our boundaries and the priests who served there; and art and artifacts related to the diocese.


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Arizona Authors AssociationArizona Authors Association

Since 1978 Arizona Authors Association has served as an information and referral center for the community, helping and supporting local authors statewide. The membership includes award-winning and best-selling authors of fiction and nonfiction works, as well as beginning writers, aspiring authors, poets, journalists, columnists, song writers, screenwriters, business writers, illustrators, reviewers, editors, and other allied professionals.


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Arizona Capitol MuseumArizona Capitol Museum

The Arizona Capitol Museum features exhibits that connect people to the Arizona Government - Past and Present. Located in the 1901 building that served as both the Territorial and State Capitol, the Museum offers daily tours, guided/self guided, and a museum store to serve the public.

The Arizona Capitol Museum is part of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a Division of the Secretary of State.


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Arizona Geological SurveyArizona Geological Survey

Since February 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln first recognized the Territory of Arizona as a protectorate of the United States of America, mining has been the backbone of the Arizona economy. And for over a century, the Arizona Geological Survey and its predecessors have collected and archived information on mines and mine activities in Arizona.


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Arizona Health Sciences LibraryArizona Health Sciences Library

The Arizona Health Sciences Library (AHSL) of the University of Arizona is the largest and most comprehensive health sciences library in Arizona, serving primarily the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health, the Arizona Health Sciences Center, the University of Arizona Health Network hospitals Center, as well as University of Arizona students, faculty, and staff who need health-related information resources or services. The collections consist largely of electronic journals, texts, and databases and focus on the professional-level clinical and biomedical research literature. Licensing agreements restrict AHSL's ability to provide electronic access to many of these resources to users outside the university community. Members of the public are welcome to visit the library and access our collections and resources on-site.


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Arizona Heritage Research FoundationArizona Heritage Research Foundation

Arizona Heritage Research Foundation (AHRF), a Payson-based historic research group incorporated in 2005, has expanded its work to include the preservation of historic buildings.   Our Mission is to promote, educate, and preserve the history, culture, and genealogy of the people of Arizona, especially in the area of Payson, Arizona and surrounding communities.


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Arizona HighwaysArizona Highways

For nearly nine decades, Arizona Highways magazine’s award-winning photography and travel journalism and its steadfast commitment to discovering the state’s treasures has brought the beauty and splendor of Arizona to visitors and natives alike.


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Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC)Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC)

The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC), under the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, is a statutory commission with the responsibility of advising the legislature and state agencies on matters relating to the state's history, heritage and historic preservation.  See more at: http://www.azlibrary.gov/about/boards-and-commissions/ahac#sthash.yrVdsMTF.dpuf


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Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives, TempeArizona Historical Society Library and Archives, Tempe

The Arizona Historical Society was founded by the territorial legislature on November 7, 1864. The Society is Arizona's oldest cultural institution, fulfilling its mission "to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate the history of Arizona and the West as it pertains to Arizona."


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Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives, TucsonArizona Historical Society Library and Archives, Tucson

The Arizona Historical Society was founded by the territorial legislature on November 7, 1864. The Society is Arizona's oldest cultural institution, fulfilling its mission "to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate the history of Arizona, the West, and Northern Mexico as it pertains to Arizona."


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Arizona Jewish Historical Society Arizona Jewish Historical Society

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of Arizona’s Jewish communities and educating the public about the Jewish contributions to Arizona and American life. To achieve these goals, we maintain a community archive with over 50,000 photographs, documents, and other memorabilia, and have recorded and transcribed over 250 oral and video histories. The Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, which interprets the Arizona Jewish experience for people of all faiths and ethnicities, is located in Phoenix’s first synagogue. The 90-year-old building was recently restored and includes a museum gallery and a rental space for special occasions, and is home to the AJHS’s archives and programs.

 


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Arizona Military MuseumArizona Military Museum

The Arizona Military Museum is an official activity of the Arizona National Guard operated by the Arizona National Guard Historical Society, Inc. The purpose of the society is to collect, preserve and display the military history of Arizona. The period of military history covers the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors to the present. The museum strives to be of service to scholars, students, past and present servicemen and women and to the general public.


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Arizona Science CenterArizona Science Center

Arizona Science Center has a rich history of exploration, innovation and collaboration. Beginning as a community project of The Junior League of Phoenix in 1980, the Center has established itself as a major institution of learning for families, teachers and students and other guests. Over three decades, with substantial help from the citizens of Phoenix and years of focused content and program development, the Center has grown to serve over a half million guests annually, of which nearly 140,000 are school children.


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Arizona Secretary of State and the Arizona Capitol MuseumArizona Secretary of State and the Arizona Capitol Museum

The Secretary of State's office is primarily a filing office that records and files documents from Arizona agencies, businesses and public officers. The office is also the custodian of the great seal of the state of Arizona. The duty of being the keeper of the great seal of the state of Arizona is to grant or deny its use and affixing the great seal to all official documents.


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Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records serves the information needs of Arizona citizens, providing access to unique historical and contemporary resources, including:

Agency staff provides reference services and assistance with in-depth research in subject areas of law, government, genealogy and Arizona history. Additionally, Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records offers consultant services to public libraries to strengthen county and local library services, and to government agencies of the cities, counties and state to assist in the management and preservation of official records. The Arizona State Library administers and monitors state and federal grants for public libraries and other authorized services. Additionally, the Agency offers special library and information services for the visually and physically disabled and institutionalized residents of Arizona.

Branches of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records include the Archives and Records Management (also listed as the Arizona State Archives), Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Talking Book Library, Library Development, and State Library of Arizona.


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Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records: State ArchivesArizona State Library, Archives and Public Records: State Archives
Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records: Archives The State Archives, located in the Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building, collects preserves and makes available to the public and all branches of government, permanent public records, historical manuscripts, photographs and other materials that contribute to the understanding of Arizona history. See more at: http://www.azlibrary.gov/arm.

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Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records: State Library of Arizona Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records: State Library of Arizona

The State Library of Arizona provides trustworthy, reliable, and authoritative information. The collection includes Law, Family History, Government Information, and Patents & Trademarks. We offer research assistance, online access, training, and meeting spaces.  See more at: http://www.azlibrary.gov/sla


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Arizona State MuseumArizona State Museum

The Arizona State Museum is the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the Southwest, established in 1893. Its collections are world renowned in the study and research of the indigenous peoples and lands of the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Its research library holds over 50,000 specialized titles in these subject areas, while its archives houses the papers and field notes of such Southwestern anthropologist legends as Emil Haury, Grenville Goodwin, Edward and Rosamond Spicer, and Clara Lee Tanner.


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Arizona State University LibrariesArizona State University Libraries

The Department of Archives and Special Collections at the Arizona State University Libraries is the administrative host for seven archival repositories and special collections primarily documenting the diverse history, arts and cultures of Arizona and the Southwest:

  • Arizona Collection
  • Chicano Research Collection
  • Benedict Visual Literacy Collection
  • Child Drama Collection
  • Labriola National American Indian Data Center
  • Special Collections
  • University Archives.

Each of the repositories collects current and historical information in a variety of formats including books, periodicals, microforms, photographs, institutional records, personal papers, videotapes and digital information. The department currently preserves and makes accessible over 20,000 linear feet of archival materials, more than one million photographs, and ca. 50,000 monographic titles (including rare books). These materials are stored in three storage areas in Hayden Library and in a state-of-the-art offsite storage facility at the ASU Polytechnic campus.

See also Ross-Blakeley Law Library's Arizona Appellate Briefs collection.

 


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Arizona Universities: Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, and University of ArizonaArizona Universities: Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, and University of Arizona

Why Arizona? is a multi-year collaboration of archivists from the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University to support the forthcoming celebration of the Arizona Centennial in 2012. This digital library provides access to archival materials that tell us stories about how and why people came to Arizona, why they stayed, and why they left - from ancient times to the present. Through the use of archival photos, audio recordings, videos and texts--we will connect with individuals and families who chose Arizona for employment, religious freedom, ethnic communities or recreation.


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The Bead MuseumThe Bead Museum
Founded in 1984 by Gabrielle Liese , The Bead Museum provides a safe haven for a permanent collection of over 100,000 beads, beaded artifacts and adornments, and takes visitors on a journey of discovery of world cultures, history, geography, anthropology, art and archaeology.

The Bead Museum, formerly located in Glendale, AZ, closed its doors on March 12, 2011.  Its collections were transferred to San Diego's Mingei International Museum.

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CAMA - Central Arizona Museum AssociationCAMA - Central Arizona Museum Association

The Central Arizona Museum Association (CAMA) is a regional organization dedicated to fostering collaboration among museum professionals, encouraging professional development, improving professional practices, and promoting the value of member museums to the greater community.


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Cave Creek MuseumCave Creek Museum

Cave Creek Museum is a private non-profit entity founded in 1968. The museum serves approximately 5,000 visitors and residents per year. It serves to preserve the artifacts of the prehistory, history, culture and legacy of the Cave Creek/Carefree foothills area through education, research and interpretive exhibits and programs.


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Cienega Watershed PartnershipCienega Watershed Partnership

The Cienega Watershed Partnership (www.cienega.org) is one of several partners actively engaged with a mission of sustaining the natural and cultural resources and lifestyles of the watershed in southeastern Arizona. The CWP Oral History Work Group provides workshops in oral history and works to promote and publicize the collections of its partner institutions.


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City of GlendaleCity of Glendale

The Office of the City Clerk has played a vital role in the preservation of Glendale’s history since it was founded in 1910. V.E. Messinger, the original City Clerk, handed down for future generations a detailed account of the 1,000 person religious farming community that was Glendale in the earlier part of last century. From a time of longhand cursive and leather bound books to the present age of microfilming and electronic records, the Clerk’s office has committed itself to recording the actions of the City Council, preserving them as permanent documents, and making them available to the public in an efficient and timely manner.


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City of Williams Public LibraryCity of Williams Public Library

Williams Public Library serves the community of Williams, offering books, free Internet access, reference materials, a historical photo database, movies, CDs, and audio books.


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Cochise College LibraryCochise College Library

The Cochise College Libraries mission is to provide information and access to information, in all variety of formats, to the Cochise College students, faculty, and staff. Helping students develop skills to manage information that enhances their learning experience and prepares them for life in an ever-evolving society is a priority. The organization's services support effective teaching and student learning. The staff continues to increase information literacy throughout the College and community, and the Libraries proudly serve as the center of academic information.


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Cochise County Clerk of the Superior CourtCochise County Clerk of the Superior Court

The Clerk of the Superior Court is an elected official and part of the judicial branch of government. The clerk keeps the court's records and exhibits, attends each session of court, administers oaths, handles court-controlled accounts, processes appeals and, outside Maricopa and Pima Counties, serves as the Jury Commissioner.


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Cochise County TreasurerCochise County Treasurer's Office

The Cochise County Treasurer is the fiscal custodian of the County and is responsible for the administration and control of cash and securities. The duties involved in this responsibility include tax administration; receipt, deposit and disbursement of cash; supervision of county bank accounts; cash flow projections; investment of funds; debt management of bond issues, lines of credit and registered warrants. The County Treasurer plays a crucial role in county government administration.


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Colossal Cave Mountain ParkColossal Cave Mountain Park

Colossal Cave Mountain Park (CCMP) is a 2,400-acre Pima County park that includes Colossal Cave, a tourist attraction since the 1920s, and the La Posta Quemada Ranch, a working cattle ranch since the 1880s. The park is on the National Register of Historic Places. The park maintains a CCC museum, a research library containing materials about the history of the CCC throughout the country, and photographic archives, with more than three hundred historical CCC images.


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Deer Valley Rock Art Center Deer Valley Rock Art Center

Founded in 1994, the Deer Valley Rock Art Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Visitors hike a quarter-mile trail to view over 1,500 petroglyphs made between 500 and 7,000 years ago. Voted a Phoenix Point of Pride, Deer Valley Rock Art Center is a destination for families to learn about archaeology in their own backyard. The museum aims to promote preservation, connection and respect for the site.


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Flagstaff City - Coconino County Public LibraryFlagstaff City - Coconino County Public Library

The Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library has several county branch and affiliate libraries that work directly with our Outreach Department to manage resources and programs. Our branch libraries include the East Flagstaff Community Library, the Coconino County Correctional Facility, the Forest Lakes Community Library, the Tuba City Public Library, and the Grand Canyon Community Library.


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Frank Lloyd Wright FoundationFrank Lloyd Wright Foundation

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation maintains its international headquarters at Taliesin West, in Scottsdale, Arizona. As the organization founded by Wright to be the repository of his life's work and ideas and the first to bear his name, the Foundation is engaged in a broad range of activities to preserve Wright's legacy; provide opportunities for the public to learn about the principle ideas embodied in his work; increase public awareness of the importance of architecture to society and the individual; and stimulate a demand for excellence in architecture and design.


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GFWC Desert Jade WomanGFWC Desert Jade Woman's Club

The Desert Jade Woman's Club originated 50 years ago, in 1960, as the Desert Jade Junior Woman's Club in Phoenix, Arizona. Consisting primarily of Asian-American women as a social group in the early days, they decided to drop the age limitation of 35 years for new members on March 4, 1970 and open membership to all ages. In April 1960, the club became a part of the Arizona Federation of Women's Clubs-AFJWC and the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC).


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Gila County Historical MuseumGila County Historical Museum

Step Into History at the Gila County Historical Museum

The Gila County Historical Society was founded in 1955 in order to study, collect, preserve and disseminate the history of Gila County. Its non-profit all-volunteer museum is located in Globe on Highway 60, in the former Globe-Miami Mine Rescue Station that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Permanent exhibits include Native American artifacts dating back to 1125 A.D., Arizona’s first Governor George W.P. Hunt’s Victorian Room, and a print shop. Other displays depict the histories of mining, early day ranching, and many other aspects of local history. The library contains a fine collection of archival material, books, digital oral histories and photographs. The bookstore offers a variety of local histories for your reading pleasure.


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Gila County RecorderGila County Recorder

The Gila County Recorder’s Office is the department in charge of recording & storing permanent copies of documents for Gila County. Our office maintains a comprehensive set of public records including maps dating back to 1882. These records are easily accessible to members of the public.


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Girl Scouts - Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Historical SocietyGirl Scouts - Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Historical Society

The Council serves 2/3 of Arizona and the majority of girls who benefit from Girl Scout programs reside in Maricopa County. The Council also provides programming to girls living in Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Mohave, Navajo, and Yavapai counties, the northern half of Pinal and Graham counties, the portion of the Navajo Nation that extends into Utah and New Mexico as well as Laughlin, NV and Earp, CA.


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Glendale Community College John F. Prince Library Media CenterGlendale Community College John F. Prince Library Media Center

Glendale Community College has played a significant role in the development of our surrounding communities since our dedication in 1965.  More than 32,000 students are enrolled in a wide variety of degree and certificate programs on their way to achieving personal goals that are as diverse as the people we serve. From learning more on a particular subject to earning a degree or certificate to preparing for a new career or transfer to a university, GCC students are hard at work, making life happen.


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Glendale Historical SocietyGlendale Historical Society

Founded in 1973, the Glendale Arizona Historical Society is a highly visible force in historic preservation in Glendale, Arizona. The Society is dedicated to historic preservation in the broadest sense, including collecting and preserving artifacts, photographs, oral histories and written materials. Society members have also demonstrated a special attachment to and love for some of the historic buildings of the city, especially Manistee Ranch and Sahuaro Ranch. The Society has diligently restored these buildings, which are now used as a home base for the Glendale Arizona Historical Society.


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Glendale Public LibraryGlendale Public Library

Glendale Public Library System has a main library and two branches, Foothills and Velma Teague. It is the oldest library in the Phoenix metro area, serving residents since 1895. The mission of Glendale Public Library, a service-oriented organization, is to provide free and equal access, without prejudice and discrimination, to each man, woman and child in the community. Residents receive courteous and professional services that will:

• Make available the materials, programs and services needed to meet their recreational needs
• Provide the informational services needed to answer their questions
• Assist everyone to continue to grow and learn throughout their lives
• Enable people to gain a better understanding of their own cultural heritage and the cultural  
   heritage of others
• Offer space for community interaction


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Greenlee County Historical SocietyGreenlee County Historical Society

Greenlee County has seen Coronado’s conquest and Geronimo’s raids, outlaws and epidemics, destructive fire and devastating floods and the struggles to build Arizona’s first railroad, bank and a vast Copper Empire.

 


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Heritage Square PhoenixHeritage Square Phoenix

Heritage Square is the only remaining residential block from the original Phoenix townsite. This historic site provides a cultural respite in the heart of downtown and offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into what life was like for early Arizonans.


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Jerome Historical SocietyJerome Historical Society

The Jerome Historical Society as complete refurbished the original museum and the archives contains over 12,000 photographs and documents that tell the rich history of the mining town perched precarious, on top of Cleopatra Hill.


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Lowell Observatory ArchivesLowell Observatory Archives

Lowell Observatory is a private, non-profit, astronomical research institution in Flagstaff, founded in 1894 by Percival Lowell. Famous discoveries include the first evidence of the expanding universe, the discovery of Pluto and the discovery of the rings of Uranus. Today, our astronomers study stars, planets, comets, asteroids and galaxies. Daytime guided tours and nighttime sky viewing are offered throughout the year, and in 2012 Lowell celebrated the completion of its 4.3-meter Discovery Channel Telescope near Happy Jack, AZ.


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Maricopa County Library DistrictMaricopa County Library District

The Maricopa County Library District is a system of seventeen public libraries in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Mission of the Maricopa County Library District is to provide access to reading, exploring and discovering for all so they can be lifelong learners. The Maricopa County Library District aspires to be the vibrant community front porch, a destination where people exchange ideas, gain access, foster creativity and pursue knowledge.


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Mohave Museum of History and ArtsMohave Museum of History and Arts

The Mohave Museum of History and Arts was founded in 1961 by the Mohave Historical Society. Located in Kingman, Arizona, the Museum is a private, not-for-profit organization. Its growth and current operations are financed entirely by admissions, memberships and contributions. The Museum is dedicated to the purposes of preserving the heritage of Northwestern Arizona and of presenting that history to the public. The Museum and Library house a collection of artifacts, photographs, oral histories, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, and publications that document the history of Mohave County, Arizona.


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Museum of Northern ArizonaMuseum of Northern Arizona

The mission of the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) is to inspire a sense of love and responsibility for the beauty and diversity of the Colorado Plateau through collecting, studying, interpreting, and preserving the region's natural and cultural heritage. MNA holds outstanding collections in archaeology, ethnology, geology, paleontology, biology, and fine art. The Harold S. Colton Memorial Library features strong library and archival resources related to the 3-D collections and fields of study pertinent to the museum's mission and research activities.


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National Park ServiceNational Park Service
The national park concept is generally credited to the artist George Catlin, who on a trip to the Dakotas in 1832, worried about the impact of America's westward expansion on Indian civilization, wildlife, and wilderness. They might be preserved, he wrote, "by some great protecting policy of government... in a magnificent park.... A nation's park, containing man and beast, in all the wild and freshness of their nature's beauty!"

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Navajo County Historical SocietyNavajo County Historical Society

The Navajo County Historical Society was founded May 1979 in Winslow, Arizona by a group of interested residents. The mission of the Navajo County Historical Society (Holbrook, AZ branch) is to:

  • Collect and preserve data touching the early history of Navajo County and the State of Arizona, in the form of documents, printed and published materials, photographs, paintings and artifacts.
  • Interpret and disseminate Navajo County's history through exhibitions, printed materials and other media.
  • Provide the resources for research by maintaining a museum, archives and library.


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Northern Arizona University Cline LibraryNorthern Arizona University Cline Library

The Northern Arizona University Cline Library is honored to serve as the home for a rich array of archival material which documents the history and development of the Colorado Plateau in a variety of disciplines. The public treasures found in Special Collections and Archives take the form of several million items including letters, diaries, and ledgers; vintage and contemporary photographs; oral history interviews; films; and maps. The library is committed to sharing this regional heritage with a global audience in support of education and enjoyment.


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Old Trails Museum / Winslow Historical SocietyOld Trails Museum / Winslow Historical Society

Old Trails Museum and the Winslow Historical Society are located at 212 Kinsley, in the heart of downtown Winslow's historic district. The Museum and Historical Society are the home to a rich variety of regional historic artifacts and the extensive collection of engineering records of the Santa Fe railroads' old Albuquerque Division.

Housed in a 1921 bank building, the Museum still boasts original tile, marble counters and an impressive vault.


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Oracle Historical Society & Acadia Ranch MuseumOracle Historical Society & Acadia Ranch Museum

The Oracle Historical Society, Inc. was founded in 1977 as a non-profit 501(c)3 educational organization. The mission of the organization is to preserve historical artifacts and properties; to educate, to encourage awareness and appreciation of the unique cultural-historical heritage of the community of Oracle and surrounding areas; and to promote alliances that enhance the Society's ability to influence the future by honoring the past.


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Phoenix CollegePhoenix College

Phoenix College was founded in 1920 with just 53 students and is now part of the Maricopa Community Colleges, a district that ranks as the nation’s largest community college system and the single largest provider of higher education and career training in Arizona. Located near 12th Avenue and Thomas Road, Phoenix College is near the heart of the city’s business and cultural centers.


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Pima County Public Library Pima County Public Library

The Pima County Public Library is a system of 26 libraries operated by Pima County in Tucson, Arizona. The mission of the Pima County Public Library is to enrich lives and build community through providing opportunities to learn, know and interact. As such, it offers free access to library resources in an atmosphere that fosters respect, intellectual freedom and diversity. It acts as a forum for information and ideas by forging strong community partnerships. And through its numerous programs for children, teens and adults, it provides a foundation for life-long learning.


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Pinetop-Lakeside Historical SocietyPinetop-Lakeside Historical Society

This 501(c) 3 non-profit organization was formed on Nov. 9, 1996 and incorporated on Nov. 6, 1999, with a mission to collect, preserve and exhibit historic artifacts, documents, and photographs of Pinetop-Lakeside and the surrounding area in Arizona's White Mountains from the earliest of time to the present.


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Postal History FoundationPostal History Foundation

Founded in 1960 as the Western Postal History Museum, the Postal History Foundation is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to postal history and research. Renamed in 1990, the Foundation's mission is to promote an appreciation of stamp collecting and postal history through the preservation of philatelic collections, literature and documents, and the enhancement of youth education using stamps as teaching tools.


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Prescott Public Library, City of PrescottPrescott Public Library, City of Prescott
Prescott's Carnegie Library opened its doors on Gurley Street in November 1903. The Carnegie Library served the community for over 70 years. Growth of Prescott resulted in a larger library in 1975 at 215 E. Goodwin St. This facility was renovated again in 2005, opening in 2006 as a greatly expanded and updated library.

 


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Pueblo Grande MuseumPueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum is an educational institution for the citizens of Phoenix and their guests. It is a Point of Pride and quality of life amenity for the residents of the Phoenix metropolitan area, and a tourism attraction. The Museums collects, preserves, and exhibits objects from the site of Pueblo Grande, and serves as a repository for collections from archaeological projects in the City. Pueblo Grande Museum holds all of its collections in trust for the people of the City of Phoenix.


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Raul H. Castro Institute and Latino PerspectivesRaul H. Castro Institute and Latino Perspectives

The Raúl H. Castro Institute (RCI), named after the first and only Mexican-American Governor of Arizona (1975-1977), is a non-profit organization and collaborative effort of the Arizona Governor’s office and various Higher Education institutions in Arizona.


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Ross-Blakley Law Library, Sandra Day ORoss-Blakley Law Library, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

The Ross-Blakley Law Library collections and services are designed to meet the legal information needs of the faculty, the students, the University community and the public. We maintain a collection of primary authority and secondary source materials. The Law Library is a participant in the Federal Library Depository Program. Some collection emphases include Indian Law, English Legal History and a large collection of Arizona appellate court briefs.


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Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic AreaSahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area

One of the Valley’s oldest and most magnificent ranches, the 17-acre Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area features 13 original historic buildings and structures, a rose garden, barnyard, and orchards. The lush grounds include citrus, figs, date palms, olives, apricots, peaches, pecans, and grapes. Visitors will also see peacocks, chickens, and perhaps other small animals.


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Scottsdale Public LibraryScottsdale Public Library

The Scottsdale Public Library is a system of four libraries operated by the City of Scottsdale. The mission of the Scottsdale Public Library is to provide a supportive environment for the community to discover opportunities, explore ideas, interact with others, and become life-long learners. The library has a collection of over 800,000 physical items in its locations and makes thousands more available through online services to its customers.


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Sedona Historical SocietySedona Historical Society

The Sedona Historical Society

The Sedona Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose efforts are entirely funded by the generous support of members and sponsors. The Society’s mission is to research, preserve and teach the history of the greater Sedona area. As part of that effort the Society operates the Sedona Heritage Museum at 735 Jordan Road in Uptown Sedona. In addition to the Museum, the Society offers oral history and living history programs, student programs, a research library, speakers bureau, partnerships with local businesses and organizations, and many other special, history-related programs.


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Sharlot Hall Museum, Library and ArchivesSharlot Hall Museum, Library and Archives
Sharlot Hall Museum, a state funded agency and non-profit entity, was founded in 1928 by Arizona historian, poetess, and activist Sharlot Mabdrith Hall. The Museum Library and Archives, a full service research facility, serves over 3,000 patrons a year and holds archaeological, cultural, and historical materials related to County and Northern Arizona. Vast collections of rare books, manuscripts, diaries, personal papers, organizational papers, maps, photographs, oral histories, archaeological reports, local and state governmental records, and genealogical materials vary in subject matter. Subjects range from Native populations and early Caucasian settlement to modern mining, ranching, and business history of and Northern Arizona. Our doors are always open to researchers: local, out-of-town, professional, amateur, and academic. Remote access to databases, finding aids, historical articles, and other valuable resources is available at www.sharlot.org/archives/index.html.

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Show Low Historical Society MuseumShow Low Historical Society Museum
The Show Low Historical Society, a city funded agency and non-profit entity, was founded in 1995. The founders were Dr. Albert Armstrong, Jo Ann Hatch, Louis Rawlings, Jackie Solomon and Joseph Woolford. The museum serves more than 2000 patrons a year and holds archaeological, cultural, and historical materials related to the White Mountains of Arizona.

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Sun Cities Area Historical SocietySun Cities Area Historical Society

Sun City's history began January 1, 1960, at the intersection of 107th Avenue and Oakmont Drive. It was on that day that the Del E Webb Corporation unveiled the world's first active-adult resort retirement community.

Sun City's history can still be found at the intersection of 107th Avenue and Oakmont Drive. Next to the Oakmont Recreation Center sits the Del Webb Sun Cities Museum and the headquarters of the Sun Cities Area Historical Society. The museum occupies one of the first five model homes in Sun City.


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Taylor/Shumway Heritage FoundationTaylor/Shumway Heritage Foundation
The Taylor/Shumway Heritage Foundation became a functioning organization in 1992 but was not incorporated until 1997. Prior to that time it was a part of the Navajo County Historical Society but its participation was limited. The mission of the Taylor/Shumway Heritage Foundation is to foster activities that will preserve and enhance the heritage of Taylor and Shumway and the surrounding areas.

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Thunderbird School of Global ManagementThunderbird School of Global Management

Founded in 1946 on the grounds of the deactivated airbase Thunderbird Field I, Thunderbird (a.k.a. American Institute for Foreign Trade) was the first graduate management school focused exclusively on global business. Now, Thunderbird School of Global Management is regarded as the world's leading institution in the education of global managers and has operations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Russia and Asia. Ranked #1 in international business by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and U.S. News and World Report, Thunderbird is dedicated to educating global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide. Its graduates are distinguished by a global mindset that allows them to work successfully with individuals from diverse cultures and to manage effectively in different social, economic, and political environments. More than 38,000 students have graduated from Thunderbird, and its alumni live and work in more than 140 countries.  Thunderbird School of Global Management is a contributing partner to the "Listening to Glendale's Past" collection.


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Town of MaranaTown of Marana

Although a relatively young municipality, the community has a long and rich history with more than 4,200 years of continuous human occupation in Marana and the surrounding middle Santa Cruz Valley. Long before the coming of the Spanish Conquistadors and missionaries in the 17th Century, the area was inhabited by the Hohokam people who developed extensive canal systems and used waters from the Santa Cruz River to irrigate crops.


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Tucson High Magnet School / Tucson High Badger FoundationTucson High Magnet School / Tucson High Badger Foundation

Tucson High is the oldest operating public high school in the state of Arizona and also TUSD's first magnet high school. THMS obtained its magnet status in 1982 and boasts four areas of specialized study in: Visual and Performing Arts, Science, Mathematics and Technology. In addition our unique location enables students to take advantage of programs at the University of Arizona, Pima Community College, and the Downtown Arts District.


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Tucson Museum of Art Research LibraryTucson Museum of Art Research Library

The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block encompasses an entire city block in historic downtown, and features original and traveling exhibitions focusing on Art of Latin America, Art of the American West, Modern and Contemporary Art and Asian Art as well as tours, education programs, studio art classes, and Museum Store to delight and educate visitors. The Tucson Museum of Art serves the city and surrounding regions and is committed to broadening public access to the arts, enriching daily life.


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TucsonTucson's January 8th Memorial Foundation

January 8, 2011 is a day seared into memory of our community, our state and our nation. The shooting that occurred at U.S. Congresswoman Giffords' “Congress on your Corner” event in Tucson wounded thirteen and killed six individuals who were participating in a fundamental act of democracy. In the months that followed the tragedy a group of survivors, family members and community leaders began discussing the need for a permanent memorial to remember and honor those that perished or were injured as a result of assassination attempt against Congresswoman Giffords at the Congress on Your Corner event on January 8, 2011.


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University of Arizona Poetry CenterUniversity of Arizona Poetry Center

Founded in 1960 by Ruth Walgreen Stephan, the University of Arizona Poetry Center combines a world-class special collections poetry library with vigorous outreach programming, including a reading series that features nationally and internationally known writers, children's programming, writers' residencies, and community classes and workshops. The Poetry Center houses one of the largest collections of contemporary poetry in the United States, and it is among the few such collections that are entirely accessible to the public.


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University of Arizona Special CollectionsUniversity of Arizona Special Collections

Special Collections established in 1958, is a department of the University of Arizona Libraries. Special Collections collects, preserves, and makes accessible historical and contemporary materials relating to Southwestern Americana and U.S./Mexico Borderlands history, Congressional and Political Affairs in Arizona, the history of science, fine and theatre arts, the art of the book, and British and American Literature. Special Collections is committed to developing distinctive holdings by acquiring unique materials that will build in regional topics where there is little coverage elsewhere. Special Collections collaborates with its partners to develop and link educational, research, and public service programs to meet the needs of the University, the citizens of Arizona, and the greater scholarly community.


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Vail Preservation Society Vail Preservation Society

The Vail Preservation Society endeavors to preserve and present the history and historic resources of Vail and the Cienega Corridor in ways that recognize, honor, and interpret the rich diversity of our community's shared past as the foundation for a shared future.


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Yavapai CollegeYavapai College

The mission of the Yavapai College Library is to support and enhance the academic, professional and lifelong learning needs of the Yavapai College community. This is accomplished by providing information resources, technology and support necessary in teaching and learning and by providing environments, services and programs that promote discovery, engagement and value of lifelong learning.

 


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Yuma County Library DistrictYuma County Library District

The District serves Yuma County with eight library locations, one of which is the San Luis Branch located on the border with Mexico. Oral histories and photographs are housed here in the hopes of drawing attention to the cultural diversity and history of the people the Yuma County Library District serves. The newly built San Luis Branch overlooks the very fields in which the interviewees have worked for decades.


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