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Writers of the Purple Sage - Origins of a National Myth
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    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Introduction and Guide to the Resource Kits

    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Introduction and Guide to the Resource Kits
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary collections; West (U.S.) – In literature
    • Booklet that describes the Writers of the Purple Sage resource kits, provides information about humanities programming, and lists institutional resources in Arizona and New Mexico. Includes acknowledgments, an illustration entitled “Arizonan in...
    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Guide to the Resource Kits

    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Guide to the Resource Kits
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary collections; West (U.S.) – In literature
    • Portfolio containing guides to the four resource kits that comprise Riders of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth. Cover illustration is an undated graphic entitled “Ross Browne on the way home.8.5" x 11".
    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Editorial Preface

    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth: Editorial Preface
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary collections; West (U.S.) – In literature
    • Flyer that describes the thought behind the Writers of the Purple Sage, to discover through literature the sources of the prevailing American attitudes towards the Southwest. 4 pages
    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth - Audio Cassettes

    • Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth - Audio Cassettes
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • American literature - West (U.S.); West (U.S.) - Literary collections; West (U.S.) - In literature
    • Audiocassette featuring readings by professionals from the literature of the period, relative to the subject matter included in volumes 2-5 of Writers of the Purple Sage. It is designed to be used in public programming, or aired by local radio...
    • The Golden West: Publicity Materials for Public Programs

    • The Golden West: Publicity Materials for Public Programs
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel
    • Loose leaf pages containing resource materials for Golden West-themed programming. Illustration is a graphic illustration bearing the words “Salt river Valley Arizona.” 8" x 11".
    • The Golden West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries

    • The Golden West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel
    • Booklet containing aids for planning public humanities programs around the theme of “The Golden West.” Booklet, illustrated with photos and maps, is 16 pages, and also contains loose prefatory, program flyer, bookmark reading list, sample...
    • The Golden West: Poster

    • The Golden West: Poster
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) - In literature; American Literature - West (U.S.); West (U.S.) - Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) - Description and travel
    • Programming publicity poster featuring a graphic illustration bearing the words "Salt River Valley Arizona" and a reference to the growth of the Salt River Valley region.
    • The Golden West: Essays

    • The Golden West: Essays
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel
    • A booklet containing two scholarly essays, “The Golden West,” by Paul A. Carter and “Men of Vision: Phoenix” by G. Wesley Johnson, which examines the effects of the industrialization of the Southwest. New technology (in the form of...
    • The Golden West: Bookmark

    • The Golden West: Bookmark
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel
    • Two-sided bookmark containing resource materials for The Golden West-themed programming.
    • The Golden West: Articles

    • The Golden West: Articles
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American Literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; West (U.S.) Description and travel; Phoenix (Ariz.) – Description and travel American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) --...
    • Original source materials reflecting observations about the industrialization and burgeoning growth of Phoenix and their far-reaching consequences for the ways of the Old West. 18 pages.
    • Out West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries

    • Out West: Program Ideas for Public Libraries
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • Booklet containing aids for planning public humanities programs around the theme of “Out West.” Booklet, illustrated with photos and a map, is 16 pages, and also includes a loose bookmark reading list.
    • Out West: Poster - The Daily Graphic

    • Out West: Poster - The Daily Graphic
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) - In literature; American literature - West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) - Literary Collections; Arizona - Description and travel
    • A page reprinted from The Daily Graphic, a New York newspaper, dated Friday, October 18, 1878 and containing an article entitled "Southern Arizona." On the reverse is another page from that newspaper, bearing a map and several illustrations titled...
    • Out West: Poster

    • Out West: Poster
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) - In literature; American literature - West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) - Literary Collections; Arizona - Description and travel
    • Programming publicity poster, featuring an early photograph of an Arizona town and text relevant to the photograph. 15" x 22" original size.
    • Out West: Essays

    • Out West: Essays
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • A booklet containing a scholarly essay entitled “Out West,” by Paul Carter, that examines the origins of the mythology of the west, viewed through the lens of the region’s distinctive biophysical environment, and rooted in the brief period in...
    • Out West: Bookmark

    • Out West: Bookmark
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • Two-sided bookmark containing resource materials for Out West-themed programming.
    • Out West: Articles

    • Out West: Articles
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • Booklet contains the illustrated travel journal of William Henry Bishop, who recorded his observations for an eastern audience as he made his way across southern Arizona. 16 pages.
    • Indian Country: Publicity Materials for Public Programs

    • Indian Country: Publicity Materials for Public Programs
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Indians of North America -- Literary collections. American literature -- West (U.S.) West (U.S.) -- In literature. Cele Peterson Arizona Collection
    • Loose leaf pages containing resource materials for Indian Country-themed programming. Illustration is an undated photograph of a Moqui Indian ceremony. 8" x 11"
    • Indian Country: Program Ideas for Public Libraries

    • Indian Country: Program Ideas for Public Libraries
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Indians of North America – Literary Collections; American literature – West (U.S.); West (U.S.) – In literature
    • Booklet containing aids for planning public humanities programs around the theme of “Indian Country.” Booklet, illustrated with photos and maps, is 11 pages, and also contains loose prefatory, program flyer, bookmark reading list, sample...
    • Indian Country: Poster - Snake Dance of the Moqui Indians

    • Indian Country: Poster - Snake Dance of the Moqui Indians
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Indians of North America - Literary Collections; American literature - West (U.S.); West (U.S.) - In literature
    • William M. Edwardy's first-person account of a Native American tribal ceremony. The article, from Harper's Weekly (November 2, 1889), is reprinted as a broadside. The reverse of the broadside features an illustration that accompanied the article...
    • Indian Country: Poster

    • Indian Country: Poster
    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • Indians of North America - Literary Collections; American literature - West (U.S.); West (U.S.) - In literature
    • Programming publicity poster, featuring a painting by Maynard Dixon depicting a Native American man on horseback and a quotation from D.H. Lawrence. 22" x 15" original size.

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