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Papers of John J. Wingar, 1870-1890

AZ 089

Collection Summary

Creator: Wingar, John J., 1833-1907.
Collection Name: Papers of John J. Wingar,
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1890
Physical Description:.2 linear feet
Abstract:John J. Wingar, 1833-1907, was a Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. This collection includes reminisces, treatises, and petitions relating to early Arizona topics.
Collection Number:AZ 089
Language: Materials are in English.
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

Methodist clergyman and Arizona pioneer. Wingar moved to Prescott in 1877, and later lived in Florence, Pinal, Globe, and Tempe. He was active in establishing a school at the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.

Scope and Content Note

Remininscences, treatise, and petition relating to early Arizona topics. Includes 24-page typescript of Wingar's reminiscences, and his daughter, Alice B. Gregg's account of an encounter with Apaches. Also includes a treatise entitled "Abolition of the Indian Factory System", author unknown, and a petition to the Secretary of the Interior regarding construction of the Arizona canal on the Salt River, author unknown.


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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Gregg, Alice B.

Apache Indians -- Education.
Methodist Church -- Arizona.
Pioneers -- Arizona.
Women pioneers -- Arizona.

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Papers of John J. Wingar (AZ 089). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1985.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.