Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates papers, 1903-1935.

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Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates papers, 1903-1935.

AZ 007

Collection Summary

Creator: Gates, Gertrude Edna Lewis.
Collection Name:Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1903-1935.
Physical Description:1.25 linear feet.
Abstract:Correspondence, notebooks, cattle records, and financial papers pertaining to the operation and maintenance of the D.A. Ranch and of rental property in Flagstaff.
Collection Number:AZ 007
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Biographical Note

Arizona rancher; operated the DA Ranch, 1910-1922, in Cornville, AZ, Yavapai County.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notebooks, cattle records, and financial papers pertaining to the operation and maintenance of the D.A. Ranch and of rental property in Flagstaff. Includes detailed descriptions of the ranch and inventories of equipment. Also included are personal letters, many relating to Gates' interest in missionary work among Indians.


This collection is organized into 3 series.





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Access Terms

Cattle trade -- Arizona -- History -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- Missions -- Arizona.
Ranches -- Arizona -- Records and correspondence.
DA Ranch (Cornville, Ariz.)
Ranch life -- Arizona.
Women ranchers -- Arizona.

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Gertrude Edna Lewis Gates papers (AZ 007). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

Series 1: Correspondence, 1902-1934.
11-7 Correspondence (DA Ranch). , 1911-1934.
18 Correspondence, Possible sale to United Society of Christian Endeavor. , 1919-1925.
31-3 Correspondence, Personal: family, friends, missionary interests, Indian wards, misc. , 1902-1933.
34 Correspondance, Banks. , 1906-1928.
Series 2: Financial Records, 1908-1935.
24 Check Stubs, Miscellaneous Financial Notes. , 1917-1929.
25 Bills and Receipts. , 1908-1935.
26 Taxes and Assessments. , 1929-1934.
27 Cattle Records: Sales, brands, stud book. , no date.
28 Other Business Interests. , 1902-1919.
Series 3: Cattle and ranching records, 1907-1935.
19 Grazing Permits. , 1925-1935.
21 DA Ranch, Advertisement. , no date.
22 DA Ranch, Description. , no date.
23 Legal Papers, Leases. , no date.
29 Clippings. , no date.
35-6 Notes and Memos, relating to ranch operations. , 1907-1940.
37 Advertising and Business Cards. , no date.