Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes, 1893-1896

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Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes, 1893-1896

AZ 104


Collection Summary

Creator: Hughes, Louis C., 1844-1915.
Collection Name: Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes,
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1896
Physical Description:.2 linear feet
Abstract:Louis C. Hughes, 1844-1915, was an Arizona pioneer, lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. Hughes established the Arizona Daily Star in 1877 and published it until his death. This collection contains a letter copybook of Hughes' correspondence while serving as Governor of Arizona Territory. Letters include references to appointments, recommendations, the territorial prison, and the Board of Regents. Letters are carbon copies and many are difficult to read.
Collection Number:AZ 104
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
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

Arizona pioneer; lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. Hughes established the Arizona Daily Star in 1877 and published it until his death. He served as district attorney, probate judge, attorney general of Arizona, U.S. Court Commissioner, member and secretary to the Board of World's Fair Commissioners for Arizona, Governor of Arizona, 1893-1896, and chancellor of the Board of Regents, 1897-1898.


Scope and Content Note

Letter copybook of Hughes correspondence while serving as Governor of Arizona Territory. Letters include references to appointments, recommendations, the territorial prison, and the Board of Regents. Letters are carbon copies and many are difficult to read.


Arrangement

This collection is organized chronologically.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

AZ 103 features a collection of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to Hughes' political career.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Hughes, Louis C., 1844-1915.

Geographic Name(s)
Arizona -- History -- To 1912 -- Sources.
Arizona -- Politics and government -- To 1950 -- Sources.

Subject(s)
Governors -- Arizona.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Letter Book of Louis C. Hughes (AZ 104). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift of the Hughes family.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.