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Records of the San Rafael Cattle Company, 1837-1939 (bulk 1883-1904)

AZ 122


Collection Summary

Creator: San Rafael Cattle Company.
Collection Name: Records of the San Rafael Cattle Company,
Inclusive Dates: 1837-1939
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1883-1904)
Physical Description:1.2 linear feet
Abstract:Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, reports, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to the operation of the company. Includes letters relating to the appointment of Lewis Wolfley as Territorial Governor of Arizona; financial estate papers of the Fulford family of Maryland; and legal materials relating to challenges to the San Rafael de la Zanja land grant, 1885-1895; lists of stockholders; and livestock branding and pedigree records.
Collection Number:AZ 122
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

Ranching and cattle operation, 1882-1893, in Pima County, Ariz. Operated by Colin Cameron along with eastern investors including his brother, Brewster Cameron, and Alexander Fulford. They were the first to introduce Hereford cattle to Arizona.


Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, reports, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to the operation of the company. Includes letters relating to the appointment of Lewis Wolfley as Territorial Governor of Arizona; financial estate papers of the Fulford family of Maryland; and legal materials relating to challenges to the San Rafael de la Zanja land grant, 1885-1895; lists of stockholders; and livestock branding and pedigree records. Correspondents include Colin and Brewster Cameron, Alexander Fulford, and other members of the company.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into 4 series.
Series I:Correspondence and financial papers, 1883-1904
Series II:Fulford family financial papers, 1837-1939
Series III:Land grant papers, 1885-1895
Series IV:Livestock papers, 1883-1885

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

Related materials in AZ 336, AZ 354.

Box 1, Folder 1 through Folder 3 are available in digital format.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Cameron, Brewster -- Correspondence.
Cameron, Colin, 1848-1911 -- Correspondence.
Fulford, Alexander M. -- Correspondence.
Wolfley, Lewis.

Corporate Name(s)
San Rafael Cattle Company -- Records and correspondence.

Geographic Name(s)
San Rafael de la Zanja Ranch (Ariz.)

Subject(s)
Cattle -- Arizona.
Cattle trade -- Arizona -- History -- Sources.
Hereford cattle -- Arizona.
Land grants -- Arizona.
Ranches -- Arizona -- Records and correspondence.
San Rafael de la Zanja Land Grant.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Records of the San Rafael Cattle Company (AZ 122). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as purchase, 1963.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.