Don Alonzo Sanford Papers 1812-1983 1870-1915

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Don Alonzo Sanford Papers 1812-1983 1870-1915

MS 451


Collection Summary

Creator: Sanford, Don Alonzo
Collection Name: Don Alonzo Sanford Papers Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1812-1983
Bulk Dates: 1870-1915
Physical Description:30 linear feet
Abstract:Papers, 1812-1983 (bulk 1870-1915). This collection contains materials relating to Don Alonzo Sanford, a prominent resident of Territorial Arizona who was a Patagonia cattle/ sheep rancher and Tucson politician, as well as a successful Washington, D.C. businessman. This collection is comprised of correspondence, documents, deeds, diaries/ledgers and photographs. The bulk of the material relates to Sanford’s Arizona ranch as well as his varied business interests in both Tucson and Washington, D.C. The collection also contains legal records relating to the San Jose de Sonoita land grant. Also included are various maps, blueprints, postcards and negatives.
Collection Number:MS 451
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/

Biographical Note

Born on January 28, 1840 in Honeoye Falls, New York, Don Alonzo Sanford spent his early years working in various areas such as painting, carriage making, dentistry and law enforcement (as deputy sheriff) before deciding to move to the West to make his fortune. In about 1870 he joined his brother Denton Sanford in Texas (who had been bringing supplies in from California and driving cattle since 1862) to engage in driving cattle. During a large cattle drive from Texas to California with his brother Denton in 1872, Kiowa and Comanche warriors attacked their party and stole their livestock and horses. This put an end to Don A. Sanford’s days of driving cattle. In 1873 he traveled to Washington, D.C. to file a claim for redress by the U.S. government of the damages suffered as part of this “Indian Depredation”. While in Washington, D.C., he met Louisa Jane Bloxton, a young woman originally from Pennsylvania. After returning to Arizona, the two corresponded for two years while he was establishing a cattle ranch called the Stock Valley Ranch near Sonoita. In 1875, Louisa Bloxton and her brother Benjamin traveled from Washington, D.C. to Tucson. After arriving, Louisa Bloxton placed a claim on additional ranch land in the Sonoita Valley where she lived until she married Don Sanford on October 5, 1875 in Tucson. Sanford raised barley and beef which he sold to army outposts at Camp Crittenden and Camp Huachuca. Eventually Sanford sold his ranch to Walter Vail of the Empire Ranch and the Sanford family moved to the Patagonia ranch lands (known as the Aztec Ranch /97 Ranch) of his now deceased brother Denton. They lived on their ranch with their family which grew to include daughters Etta, Ada (who died as an infant), Amo, Mabel, and Bertha, as well as son Don, Jr.

In addition to ranching interests, Don Sanford also was involved in political matters in Tucson during the 1880s, serving as Councilman, Chairman of the Printing Committee and as acting Mayor in 1884. In addition, the Sanford’s’ purchased several properties in Tucson which they rented to various businesses and residents. After years living on their ranch in Patagonia, the family decided to move back to Washington, D.C. in about 1886. Don Sanford continued to manage ranch business from both afar and through frequent visits to Arizona. While living in Washington, D.C., he expanded his business interests to include several rental properties including the Arizona Hotel and The Patience/ The Rochester Hotel. He was an astute businessman who bought, remodeled and rented out many properties in the city. He kept meticulous records and accounts of his various business interests and recorded them in ledgers he termed the “Books of Knowledge”.

Don Sanford and his wife Louisa were also strong supporters of the Temperance Movement and assisted Carry Nation in her efforts to outlaw alcohol, including posting her bail for release from jail in 1909 and providing her with a residence in Washington, D.C. A man of varied interests, Don Alonzo Sanford also enjoyed travel, drawing and was fluent in Spanish. He died in Washington, D.C. on May 15, 1915 at the age of 75. The ranch land in Patagonia was sold by family members in 1925 to the Zinsmeister family and became known as the Circle Z Ranch.


Scope and Content Note

Papers, 1812-1983 (bulk 1870-1915). This collection is comprised of the correspondence, documents, diaries/ledgers and photographs of Don Alonzo Sanford. The bulk of the material relates to his many years as owner of a large cattle/sheep ranch in the Sonoita Valley near Patagonia, Arizona. These materials include correspondence, legal documents, livestock records, and other materials relating to the history, development, and operation of ranch property in Southern Arizona. Correspondence with ranchers, vaqueros and other residents of Southern Arizona/Borderlands region during the 1870’s-1890’s shed light on the Territorial Arizona life. Documents detailing Sanford’s time driving cattle in 1860’s Texas, and later cattle and sheep ranching in Arizona, with his brother Denton Sanford are also present. Their claims of redress from the U.S. Government for losses suffered by the Sanford brothers when their cattle were stolen by Kiowa and Comanche warriors can be found in the “Indian Depredations” materials. The collection also includes materials concerning the San Jose de Sonoita land grant and the Baca Float, including the Sanford vs. Ainsa case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1912. Financial and property records also relate to Sanford’s extensive business interests as owner of several rental properties, both in Tucson and in Washington, D.C., where he owned several hotels, including Arizona Hotel and The Patience (Rochester Hotel). Materials relating to the politics and governance of Tucson in the 1880’s are also present. Family materials, research/genealogical materials and photographs document several generations of the Sanford family. Correspondence between Don A. Sanford’s daughter Amo Sanford McKee, her daughter Louise McKee (Summers) and her future husband, Arizona writer Richard Aldrich Summers is also present. The photographs/negatives include various images of the Stock Valley Ranch and the Aztec/ 97 Ranch, as well as early photos of Tucson, San Xavier del Bac, Tumacácori and Altar, Mexico.


Arrangement

This Collection is organized into 10 series.

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

None

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

Empire Ranch Records, 1874-1944 (AZ 246)

Papers of Richard Summers, 1925-1962 (AZ 560)

Dark Madonna, ca. 1936-1937. By Richard Summers(AZ 180)

Richard A. Summers: a bio-bibliography and literary checklist, 1973(AZ 346)


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911
Sanford, Don Alonzo, 1840-1915
Summers, Richard, 1906-

Geographic Name(s)
Camp Crittenden (Ariz.) -- History
Cochise County (Ariz.) –History
Fort Huachuca (Ariz.) –History
Patagonia (Ariz.)—History
Pima County (Ariz.) – History
Sonoita (Ariz.)—History
Tucson (Ariz.) – History
Washington (D.C.)—History

Subject(s)
Cattle brands -- Arizona
Cattle brands -- Texas
Cattle trade -- Arizona -- History
Comanche Indians
Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona
Indians of North America -- Claims against
Indians of North America—Texas
Kiowa Indians
Land grants -- Arizona
Land titles -- Arizona -- History -- Sources
Ranches -- Arizona -- Records and correspondence
San Jose de Sonoita Land Grant (Ariz.)
Sheep industry -- Arizona -- History -- Sources


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Don Alonzo Sanford Papers (MS 451). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series I: Correspondence, 1862-1967 (bulk 1870-1915)
This series is divided into two subseries—business and personal correspondence. The material is arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
Subseries 1: Business >
This subseries contains correspondence from business and professional associates.
Box Folder
11 A 1885-1891
BoxFolder
12 Adams, C.J. 1892
13 B 1869-1913
14 Bayard, Jas. A., 1886 (acting Governor of Arizona)
15 Bayes, Joe, 1885
16 Burns, A.J. 1892-1893
17 C 1883-1902
18 Corbett, J. Knox 1890-1903
19 D 1884-1886
110 D 1885-1893
111 Demartini, P.A. 1889
112 Dickinson, William W 1893
113 D 1885-1893
114 Ertel, George 1881
115 F 1883-1912
116 Forrest, C.M., 1900-1901
117 Forrest, C.M. 1902-1904
118 G 1881,1886
119 H 1879-1897
120 Hawley, Marcus C 1881
121 Holden, A.M. 1893
122 Hughes, Josephine Brawley 1897
123 Hughes, L.C. 1888
124 Hughes, Samuel 1893
125 I 1881
126 Letters of recommendation for Don Sanford 1878-1888
127 K 1883,1890
BoxFolder
21 Kincaid, S.S 1891-1899
22 Latimer, Guy 1910-1915
23 L 1884, 1913
24 M 1837-1895
25 Maish, Levi 1892
26 Mason, Weltha 1908
27 McKee, Fred 1911
28 N 1881, 1884, 1894
29 O 1888
210 P 1889, 1890
211 R 1882,1885, 1890
BoxFolder
12 Rich, John S. 1881-1886
BoxFolder
213 Rouse, Owen T. 1893
214 S 1879-1912
215 Sanford, Don Alonzo 1884-1896
216 Scott, William A. 1883
217 Starkweather, John C. 1887, 1889
218 Steinfeld, Albert 1891
219 Sykes, C.P. 1883-1890
220 Sykes, Eugene and Mary 1881-1891
221 U 1898
BoxFolder
22 W 1888-1891
BoxFolder
223 Watkins, C.C. 1890
224 Western Union Telegraph Company 1884
225 Williams, H.G. 1881
Subseries 2: Personal>
This subseries contains correspondence from various friends and family.
BoxFolder
226 A 1878-1900
227 B 1878-1906
228 Barnes, W.A. 1889-1890
229 Bloxton, A.E. 1903, 1908
230 Bloxton, B.B. 1878, 1890-1901
231 Bloxton, Charles B. 1887-1901
BoxFolder
31 Bloxton, Colin 1899-1901
32 Bloxton, Conway P. 1903
33 Bloxton, J.B. 1878-1895
34 Bloxton, James W. 1893-1896
35 Bloxton, Letitia 1902-1903
36 Bloxton, Lizzie 1897-1902
37 Bloxton, R.H. 1881
38 Bloxton, Rebekah 1876-1885, undated
39 Bloxton, Robert V. to Louisa Bloxton Sanford 1889-1899
310 Bloxton, Thomas 1872
311 Bloxton, William E. 1892-1898
312 Bloxton, William E. 1899-1903
313 Bond, Sarah 1913
314 Brissey, B.T. 1894-1896
315 Burnes, Alta Sanford 1906, 1914
316 C 1905, 1909
317 Cutler, M.H. 1893-1894
318 D 1883-1898
319 Davison, C.C. 1890
320 Dravenstatt, Ida Sanford 1889-1914
BoxFolder
41 E 1879-1900
42 Elkins, Margaret 1875-1879
43 England, Lizzie 1896
44 F 1902, 1914
45 Fish, B.A. 1879-1896
46 Fish, B.A. 1897-1904
47 Fish, B.A. 1905-1915
48 Forrest, C.M. 1897-1898
49 G 1897
410 H 1880-1896
411 Haynes, Earl 1903
412 J 1888
413 Jenison, W.F. 1890
414 Johnson, Ralph 1883-1894
BoxFolder
51 Johnson, Ralph 1894-1913
52 K 1905
[Identifier] Kellogg, Charles (Civil War Union 2 color stationary)
BoxFolder
54 Latimer, Guy 1914-1915
55 M 1871-1925
56 McKee, Amita to Richard Summers 1924-1926
57 McKee, Fred 1903-1905, 1926
58 Miller, Samuel 1882
59 P 1896-1898
510 Packard, Arba 1865-1902
511 Parkhurst, W.D.A. 1881
512 Patterson, Nina 1898
513 Poston, Charles D. 1884-1893
514 R 1894-1915
515 Rahl, Jennie 1898
516 S 1883-1908
517 Sanford, Brook 1864-1888
518 Sanford, Catherine 1861
519 Sanford, Charlotte 1869-1904
520 Sanford, Denton G. 1865-1884
521 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Amo Sanford 1886-1892
522 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Bertha Sanford 1892
523 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Don A. Sanford, Jr. 1897-1906
BoxFolder
61 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Etta Sanford 1886-1887
62 Sanford, Don Alonzo to all his children 1891-1909
63 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Louisa Bloxton Sanford 1874-1896
64 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Louisa Bloxton Sanford 1897-1912
65 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Mabel Sanford 1891-1912
66 Sanford, Don Alonzo to Robert Bloxton 1885-1897
67 Sanford, Don Alonzo, Jr. 1904-1914
68 Sanford, Don Alonzo, Jr. incoming—1900-1920
6 Sanford, Don Alonzo, Jr. to Louisa Bloxton Sanford 1899-1912
610 Sanford, Etta 1883-1896
BoxFolder
71 Sanford, Etta 1899-1911
72 Sanford, Franklin 1870-1874
73 Sanford, Greta 1932-1958
74 Sanford, Louisa Bloxton 1875-1887
75 Sanford, Louisa Bloxton 1888-1891
76 Sanford, Louisa Bloxton 1892-1896
77 Sanford, Louisa Bloxton 1897-1912
78 Sanford, Louisa Bloxton to Don A. Sanford, Jr. 1899-1915
79 Sanford, Louisa Bloxton to her daughters 1892-1917
BoxFolder
81 Sanford, Mary 1885-1886
82 Sanford, Narcissa (“Nart”) 1893-1909
BoxFolder
3 Sanford, Nell 1869-1907
BoxFolder
84 Sanford, Oscar 1898
85 Sanford, Phyllis 1929-1931, 1984
86 Sanford, Tom 1893-1910
87 Sanford, William transcribed, 1839
88 Sanford Latimer, Mabel 1882-1914
89 Sanford Latimer, Mabel to Don Sanford, Jr. 1903-1904
810 Sanford McKee, Amo 1886-1896
811 Sanford McKee, Amo 1897-1911
812 Sanford McKee, Amo and Richard Summers 1924-1925
BoxFolder
91 Sanford McKee, Amo and Richard Summers 1925
92 Sanford McKee, Amo and Richard Summers 1926
93 Sanford Miller, Bertha 1894-1912
94 Sanford Miller, Bertha 1910 (from Jackson Health Resort)
95 Sanford Miller, Bertha 1917-1920
96 Sanford Miller, Bertha 1927-1967
9 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, 1906-1909
BoxFolder
101 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, 1910-1911
102 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, 1912-1913
103 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, 1914-1915
104 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, 1916-1917
BoxFolder
5 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, 1918-1920
BoxFolder
106 Sanford Miller, Bertha postcards, undated
107 Sanford Miller, Bertha to Don A. Sanford, Jr. 1903-1904
108 Sanford Miller, Bertha to Greta Sanford 1924-1931
BoxFolder
111 Sickner, A.W. and Julia 1890-1909
112 Simonson, C.S. 1891-1914
113 Stuart, J.H. 1881, 1896
114 Stuart, Irving J. 1887
115 Summers, Louise McKee 1946-1991
116 Summers, Louise McKee and Richard Summers 1924-1927
117 Summers, Richard 1924-1925, 1954-1957
118 T 1881, 1884
119 Thompson, Nell Tring 1890-1909
BoxFolder
121 Transcribed letters—Sanford family 1812-1870
122 Transcribed letters—Sanford family 1870-1877
123 Transcribed letters—Sanford family 1878-1927
124 Tring, W.H. 1891-1915
125 V 1879, 1900
126 Unidentified 1876-1887
127 Van Voorhis, Angie 1897
128 W 1876-1913
129 White, E.S. 1893
1210 White, Robinson 1886
Subseries 3: Letter Books 1886-1914>
The books in this subseries contain copies of letters written by Don Alonzo Sanford to various correspondents, regarding both business-related and personal matters.
BoxFolder
131 1886-1867
132 1889-1890
133 1890-1894
134 1899-1909
BoxFolder
141 1894-1899
142 1904-1909
143 1909-1914
BoxFolder
152 1909-1910
Series II: Diaries/Ledgers 1850-1919 (bulk 1880-1915)
This series is comprised of Don A. Sanford’s large collection of diaries, financial ledgers, rental and miscellaneous account books. Also included are Sanford’s “Books of Knowledge”, large ledger books comprised of records of great detail and variety documenting many aspects of his life from 1850-1892. This series also contains the diaries and ledger accounts kept by Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, wife of Don Alonzo Sanford, which detail her transition from urban Washington, D.C. to life on their cattle and sheep ranch in the Arizona Territory near Patagonia in the mid 1870’s. This series also includes writings by Don Alonzo Sanford about various Tucson issues, conflicts between Native American peoples and U.S. settlers, and many detailed inventories, lists and accounts of varying types. This series is arranged chronologically.
BoxFolder
153 1859-1861
154 1868-1873
BoxFolder
161 1879-1881
162 1879-1881
163 1881-1882
164 November 1881-January 1882
165 1882
166 September-November 1882
167 November-December 1882
168 1882-1883
BoxFolder
171 1882-1886
172 1882-1886
173 January-March 1883
174 March-April 1883
175 May-August 1883
176 1884
177 1885
178 1885
BoxFolder
181 1886-1887
182 1887-1888
183 1888
184 1889-1890
185 1889-1890
186 1890-1891
187 1891-1892
188 June 1891-February 1892
189 1892-1893
1810 May-August 1893
BoxFolder
191 1894-1895
192 1894-1895
193 April-September 1895
194 June 1895
195 July 1895
196 August-September 1895
197 September-October 1895
198 October-November 1895
199 November-December 1895
1910 January-April 1896
1911 April-May 1896
BoxFolder
201 July-October 1896
202 October 1896-February 1897
203 1896-1897
204 1897
205 February-April 1897
206 1887-1898
207 1897-1919
208 1898
209 June-July 1898
2010 September-November 1898
2011 1898
BoxFolder
211 1898-1899
212 April-July 1899
213 June-September 1899
214 July-September 1899
215 September-October 1899
216 1900
217 1900-1909
218 January 1900-January 1901
219 March-April 1901
2110 July-September 1901
2111 January-June 1902
BoxFolder
221 1902-1903
222 1903
223 1903
224 1904
225 1904
226 1904
227 1904-1910
228 1905
BoxFolder
231 1906
232 1907
233 1907-1918
234 1909
235 1910
236 1911-1912
BoxFolder
241 October 1911-December 1912
242 1912
243 October-November 1912
244 1913
245 1913-1915
246 1914
247 1915
BoxFolder
251 Index #1, circa 1901-1903
252 Index #2, circa 1901-1903
253 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1875
254 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1876-1877
255 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1885-1888
256 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1878-1879
257 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1880
258 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1885-1886
259 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1887-1888
2510 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1889
2511 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1892
2512 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1893-1896
2513 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1896
2514 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1899, 1912
2515 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1899-1912
2516 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1903
2517 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1903
2518 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1910-1915
2519 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1910-1917
BoxFolder
261 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1912
262 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1915-1917
263 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford, 1917-1919
264 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford—photocopies, 1875-1888
265 Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford—transcription of diaries, 1876-1890
266 Miscellaneous unbound ledger pages, 1878-1916
267 Miscellaneous unbound ledger pages, 1893-1914
267 8 Miscellaneous unbound ledger pages, 1894-1917
Box
27 Oversize ledgers—“Book of Knowledge” 1850-1897
Box
28 Oversize ledgers—“Book of Knowledge” 1890-1892
Box
29 Oversize ledgers—miscellaneous accounts 1904-1907
Box
30 Oversize ledgers—miscellaneous accounts 1900-1914
Box
31 Oversize ledgers—miscellaneous accounts 1907-1912
Box
32 Oversize ledgers—miscellaneous accounts 1908-1912
Box
33 Oversize ledgers—properties 1904-1905
Box
34 Oversize ledgers—rental accounts 1898-1907
Box
35 Oversize ledgers—rental accounts 1907-1913
BoxFolder
361 Photographic ledger—exposures, settings and subjects, undated
362 Transcribed diary/”Book of Knowledge” 1876
363 Trip logs 1913-1914
364 Undated (writings about Tucson, Indian issues)
365 Undated
Series III: Ranch Records, 1870- 1946 (bulk 1875-1910)
This series contains varied records and correspondence related to Sanford’s large cattle/sheep ranch in the Sonoita Valley near Patagonia, Arizona. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
BoxFolder
366 Accounts and statements of trustees 1903-1922
367 Camp Huachuca and Fort Lowell—U.S. Army beef and barley contracts, 1878-1890
368 Cattle brands, earmarks and vents 1882-1912
369 Correspondence—A 1885, 1896
3610 Correspondence—Acuña, Casimiro 1885-1886
3611 Correspondence—Andrade, Jose 1876
3612 Correspondence—Ashburn, O.F. 1885
3613 Correspondence—Atkinson, G.W. 1895, 1897
3614 Correspondence—B 1879-1912
3615 Correspondence—Bayless, William H. 1884
3616 Correspondence—Bloxton, Robert V. 1881-1892
BoxFolder
371 Correspondence—Bloxton, Robert V. 1893-1894
372 Correspondence—Bloxton, Robert V. 1895-1899
373 Correspondence—Borden, Selleck and Co. 1881
374 Correspondence—C 1880-1912
375 Correspondence—Cady, John 1885-1895
376 Correspondence—Cady, John 1895
377 Correspondence—Cady, John 1896-1917
378 Correspondence—Cameron, Colin 1883-1889
379 Correspondence—Cameron, Colin 1889-1890
3710 Correspondence—Cameron, Colin 1891
3711 Correspondence—Cameron, Colin 1891-1912
3712 Correspondence—Canetz, A. 1894-1896
3713 Correspondence—Chisholm, Alex 1891-1899
BoxFolder
381 Correspondence—Christy and Wise Wool Commission Merchants 1884-1888
382 Correspondence—Coyot, Jack 1892
383 Correspondence—D, 1881-1912
384 Correspondence—Dailey, Charles E. 1881-1895
385 Correspondence—E 1876-1892
386 Correspondence—Elias, Concepcion 1881
387 Correspondence—Elkins, Benj 1886-1888
388 Correspondence—Elkins, Benj 1888-1889
389 Correspondence—Etz, H.W. 1912
3810 Correspondence—F 1880-1881
3811 Correspondence—Fairbanks and Co. 1881
3812 Correspondence—Farrell, Richard 1897
3813 Correspondence—Ferrell, Lloyd and George 1891-1897
3814 Correspondence—Franklin, Selim 1913
3815 Correspondence—Fuller, Henry 1897-1898
3816 Correspondence—F 1881-1912
3817 Correspondence—Gatlin, A.A. 1912-1917
3818 Correspondence—Green, George 1884-1885
3819 Correspondence—H 1880-1912
3820 Correspondence—Hall, J.G. 1911
3821 Correspondence—Hammond, T.D. 1885
3822 Correspondence—Hazzard, S.E. 1897
3823 Correspondence—Hoag, H.W. 1882
3824 Correspondence—Hooker, H.C. 1885
3825 Correspondence—Humprey, I.M. 1897, 1891
3826 Correspondence—J 1885, 1888
3827 Justice, Bateman and Co. Wool Merchants 1882-1886
3828 Correspondence—K 1885, 1890
3829 Correspondence—Kansas ranch 1891-1897
3830 Correspondence—Kansas ranch and real estate 1891-1893
3831 Correspondence—L 1885-1912
3832 Correspondence—Lawrence, F.A. 1889-1890
BoxFolder
391 Correspondence—Lawrence, F.A. 1890
392 Correspondence—Lawrence, F.A. 1891
393 Correspondence—Lawrence, F.A. 1891-1894
394 Correspondence—Leatherwood, R.N. 1884-1885
395 Correspondence—Lord and Williams 1880-1881
396 Correspondence—M 1882-1912
397 Correspondence—Maish and Driscoll 1895-1897
398 Correspondence—Maloney, Mart 1889-1892
399 Correspondence—McCleary, William 1892
3910 Correspondence—McKinley, S. and D. 1881-1882
3911 Correspondence—Meongua, Nacolete 1893
3912 Correspondence—Mitchell, A.J. 1892
3913 Correspondence—Mongo, Cleto 1893
3914 Correspondence—Moore, R.M. 1881
3915 Correspondence—N 1882, 1897
3916 Correspondence—New Mexico and Arizona Railroad Co. 1882-1892
3917 Correspondence—New Mexico and Arizona Railroad Co. 1894-1897
3918 Correspondence—New Mexico and Arizona Railroad Co. 1898-1900
3919 Correspondence—Newey, Bock 1893
3920 Correspondence—North, O. 1892
3921 Correspondence—O 1895-1897
3922 Correspondence—P 1883-1893
3923 Correspondence—Pavey, Marion 1892-1894
3924 Correspondence—Proctor, F.L. 1894
3925 Correspondence—Q 1896-1897
3926 Correspondence—R 1880-1911
3927 Correspondence—railroad companies 1881-1912
3928 Correspondence—Richardson, R.R. 1882-1900
BoxFolder
401 Correspondence—Riggs, Harry B. 1903-1906
402 Correspondence—Riggs, Harry B., 1907-1946
403 Correspondence—S 1882-1912
404 Correspondence—Samaniego, M.G. 1890
405 Correspondence—Sanders, W.L. 1885
406 Correspondence—Sanford, Don Alonzo 1880-1892
407 Correspondence—Sanford, Don Alonzo 1892-1916
408 Correspondence—Sanford McKee, Amo 1909-1912
409 Correspondence—sheepherding 1880-1888
4010 Correspondence—Smith, Horacio 1896
4011 Correspondence—Steinfeld, Albert 1911
4012 Correspondence—Stuart, W.Dean 1896, 1897
4013 Correspondence—Sue, Ah 1895-1896
4014 Correspondence—T 1880-1912
4015 Correspondence—Town, Isaac N. 1888
4016 Correspondence—Turner, T.J. 1890-1894
4017 Correspondence—unidentified 1892, undated
4018 Correspondence—V 1887
4019 Correspondence—Vail, Walter 1880-1894
4020 Correspondence—Vaughan, J.U. 1892
4021 Correspondence—Vaughan, W.T. 1896
4022 Correspondence—Veck, W.S. 1883
4023 Correspondence—Vernon, F.M. 1889-1895
4024 Correspondence—Vickers, J.V. 1899-1899
BoxFolder
411 Correspondence—W 1881-1912
412 Correspondence—Wise, Morgan R. 1889-1892
413 Correspondence—Wise, Morgan R. 1893-1899
414 Correspondence—Wise, Joe 1891-1892
415 Correspondence—Wise, Joe 1893-1897
416 Expenses ledger 1922-1925
417 Expenses ledger 1925
418 Grazing permit application 1912
419 Horses 1876-1911
4110 Income ledger 1923-1925
4111 Inventories 1883-1924
4112 Land grants/ pre-emption claims 1875-1892
4113 Land leases 1894-1912
4114 Land survey 1886
4115 Legal agreements and contracts 1881-1911
4116 Livestock 1877-1916
BoxFolder
421 Mexico—correspondence and documents 1881-1896
422 Miscellaneous lists and notes 1883-1911
423 Receipts (Nogales and Tucson) 1876-1913
424 Sanford Miller, Bertha—notes about estate of Don Alonzo Sanford undated
425 Sanford Miller, Bertha—notes about San Jose de Sonoita land grant undated
426 Sanford Miller, Bertha—notes about land grants and patents undated
427 Sheepherding accounts 1883-1885
428 Stock book 1897-1903
429 Texas—cattle-- bills of sale, marks and brands 1870-1873
4210 Trust statement 1903-1908
4211 U.S. government booklet on homesteading and public land 1909, 1921
4212 Vaqueros / ranch hands 1879-1897
4213 Vaqueros / ranch hands—ledger book 1909-1911
Series IV: Property Records, 1878-1956 (bulk 1880-1915)
This series contains records of properties owned by Don A. Sanford, both in Arizona and in Washington, D.C. The extensive rental holdings, including the Arizona Hotel (310 C Street Northwest) and the Rochester Hotel/Hotel Patience (910 E. Street N.W.), are detailed in documents including ledgers, income statements, repair specifications, receipts for building supplies and repair work. In addition, deeds and patents on Sanford’s territorial Arizona ranch lands and Tucson properties are included in this series. Mining related materials are also found in this series. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
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431 Arizona Hotel (Washington, D.C.) 1899-1910
432 Arizona Hotel (Washington, D.C.) 1912-1917
433 Arizona Hotel (Washington, D.C.), accounts 1908
434 Building permit correspondence (Washington, D.C.) 1898-1902
435 Building /repair permit applications and correspondence 1882-1901
436 Building repairs dispute (Washington, D.C) 1899
437 Correspondence—Forrest, C.M.—rental property management 1901-1903
438 Correspondence—Garber, B.S.—rental property management 1905-1912
439 Correspondence—Ice House block (Tucson) 1884-1885
4310 Correspondence—lease/sale of ranch property (Arizona) 1915-1926
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441 Correspondence—mining (Arizona) 1881-1913
442 Correspondence regarding estate of Don Alonzo Sanford 1915-1916
443 Correspondence regarding estate of Don Alonzo Sanford 1916-1920
444 Correspondence regarding estate of Don Alonzo Sanford 1917-1930
445 Correspondence regarding estate of Don Alonzo Sanford 1930-1936
446 Correspondence regarding estate of Don Alonzo Sanford 1937-1950
447 Correspondence regarding estate of Don Alonzo Sanford 1950-1956
448 Correspondence regarding estate of Louisa Jane Bloxton Sanford 1923-1924
449 Correspondence—Sanford Miller, Bertha and C.L. Sanford 1925
4410 Correspondence—Tucson property survey 1888-1900
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451 Deeds (Tucson) 1878-1884
452 Deeds (Tucson) 1885-1897
453 Deeds (Washington, D.C.) 1893, 1902
454 Deeds (Virginia) 1903
455 Deeds and patents (Arizona) 1879-1888
456 Deeds and patents (Arizona) 1886-1897
457 Deeds and patents (Arizona) 1886-1897
458 Deeds and patents (Arizona) 1903-1925
459 Deeds of mining claims (Arizona) 1880
4510 Hotel Patience/ Rochester Hotel (Washington, D.C.) 1902-1904
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461 Insurance policies 1882-1924
462 Lease—Calabasas schoolhouse, 1887-1895
463 Lease—Office of U.S. Surveyor General (Tucson) 1880-1884
464 Mining location notices (Arizona) 1880-1885
465 Miscellaneous notes and lists undated
466 Proposal to construct road through property (Tucson) 1908-1909
467 Real estate inspection reports (Washington, D.C.) 1915
468 Real estate ledger circa 1900
469 Real estate titles/documents—912 E. Street N.W. (Washington, D.C.) 1902-1908
4610 Real estate transactions 1890-1919
4611 Receipts for repairs on rental properties (Tucson) 1883-1919
4612 Receipts for repairs on rental properties (Washington, D.C.) 1888-1899
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471 Receipts for repairs on rental property (Washington, D.C.) 1900-1910
472 Receipts for repairs on rental property (Washington, D.C.) 1911
473 Receipts for repairs on rental property (Washington, D.C.) January-May 1912
474 Receipts for repairs on rental property (Washington, D.C) June-December 1912
475 Receipts for repairs on rental property (Washington, D.C.) 1913
476 Receipts for repairs on rental property (Washington, D.C.) 1914-1919
477 Receipts, various (Washington, D.C.) 1878-1906
478 Receipts, various (Washington, D.C.) 1907-1916
479 Rental account statements 1899-1915
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481 Rental agreements/leases (Tucson) 1882-1894
482 Rental agreements/leases (Washington, D.C.) 1895-1909
483 Rental agreements/leases (Washington, D.C.) 1908-1914
484 Rental income statements (Tucson) 1916
485 Rental inventories/lists circa 1911-1915
486 Rental property ledger pages (Washington, D.C.) 1915-1924
487 Rental property ledger pages circa 1897-1910
488 Rental/property correspondence 1882-1910
489 Rental/property correspondence 1911-1920
4810 Rental properties—inventories and lists 1890-1901
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491 Rental receipts 1915-1917
492 Rental tenants 1882-1910
493 Repair agreements and contracts (Washington, D.C.) 1891-1906
494 Repair estimates (Washington, D.C.) 1894-1911
495 Repair ledger (Washington, D.C.) 1899
496 Repair specifications (Washington, D.C.) 1895-1899
497 Repair specifications (Washington, D.C.) 1900, undated
498 Repairs and property maintenance notes (Tucson) 1887-1913
499 Repairs and property maintenance notes (Washington, D.C.) 1893-1910
4910 Repairs—Sanford residence (Washington, D.C.) undated
4911 Room rentals (Washington, D.C.) 1912-1913
4912 Street repairs (Tucson) 1925-1926
Series V: Legal Records, 1872-1959 (bulk 1872-1920)
This series contains legal briefs, documents and research materials related to Sanford vs. Ainsa case regarding the San Jose de Sonoita land grant and which was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1912. Also included are the “Indian Depredations” claims of D.A. and D.G. Sanford from 1872 and related material. In addition, materials regarding conflict with the City of Tucson over “the Wedge” building on Congress Street are present (Louisa and Don Sanford vs. The City of Tucson), as well as a number of other Arizona legal cases related to Sanford’s ranch in Patagonia. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
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501 Argument and briefs—Ainsa vs. N.M. and A.R.R. Co. (New Mexico and Arizona Railroad Company) and D.A. Sanford 1893-1895
502 Briefs—Etta Sanford, et al. vs. Santiago Ainsa, Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona 1910
503 Briefs—Etta Sanford, et al. vs. Santiago Ainsa, Supreme Court of the United States 1912
504 Briefs— Frank Ely vs. N.M. and A.R.R. Co.(New Mexico and Arizona Railroad Company), et al. 1888
505 Briefs—R.R. Richardson, Robert Bloxton, D.A. Sanford, et. al. vs. Santiago Ainsa, Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona, Supreme Court of the United States 1907-1910
506 Briefs—Territory of Arizona vs. Real Estate and Persons in the Delinquent List of the County of Pima for 1892 and D.A. Sanford, Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona 1892
507 Briefs—various cases related to San Jose de Sonoita land grant and the Baca Float
508 Briefs—William Faxon, Jr. vs. United States and George W. Atkinson, et al., Supreme Court of the United States 1897
509 City of Tucson vs. Don A. Sanford, District Court, County of Pima, Territory of Arizona 1886
5010 Correspondence--Sanford vs. Ainsa (regarding San Jose de Sonoita land grant) 1886-1919
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511 Correspondence—Sanford vs. Ainsa 1900-1913
512 Correspondence—Sanford vs. Ainsa—McKee, Fred 1903-1913
513 Correspondence—Sanford vs. Ainsa—Rouse, Owen T. (attorney) 1902-1915
514 Correspondence—various Tucson legal cases 1886-1911
515 Correspondence and documents regarding the Baca Float 1880-1934
516 Correspondence and documents regarding Sanford vs. Tully and Ochoa, 1881-1886
517 Correspondence and documents regarding water use/ Sanford ditch and dam 1899-1913
518 Documents relating to Sanford vs. Ainsa 1890-1897
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521 Documents relating to Sanford vs. Ainsa 1900-1913
522 Don A. Sanford vs. C.P. Sykes and Mary E. Sykes 1886
523 Don A. Sanford vs. George Robinson 1887
524 Don A. Sanford vs. John Wood, Joseph Mills, Teodora Mills 1886
525 Don A. Sanford vs. M. Saldarte and H.W. Lowe 1890
526 Don A. Sanford vs. R.N. Leatherwood, et al. 1884
527 Don A. Sanford vs. Tully and Ochoa 1884-1895
528 Estate of Denton G. Sanford 1883-1888
529 Estate of Don A. Sanford 1915-1959
5210 Estate of Louisa Bloxton Sanford 1921-1927
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531 Indian Depredations claim (Kiowas and Comanches) by D.G. and D.A. Sanford, U.S. Congress 1872
532 Indian Depredations claim (Kiowas and Comanches) by D.G. and D.A. Sanford, U.S. Congress 1874-1888
533 Indian Depredations claim (Kiowas and Comanches) by D.G. and D.A. Sanford, U.S. Congress 1889-1895
534 Indian Depredations Congressional Reports 1877-1892
535 "Indian Depredations Laws and Opinions of the Court of Claims” circa 1895
536 Indian Depredations claim (Kiowas and Comanches) by D.G. and D.A. Sanford, U.S. Congress— transcribed materials 1872
537 Last will and testament of Don A. Sanford 1915
538 Legal fees and receipts 1882-1903
539 Louisa and Don A. Sanford vs. City of Tucson 1902-1904
5310 Lowell vs. Sanford 1886
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541 McCrea vs. Bertha Sanford Miller, et al. 1928
542 Power of attorney—Denton Sanford to Don Alonzo Sanford 1864
543 Power of attorney—Franklin Sanford to Don Alonzo Sanford 1864
544 Power of attorney—Louisa Bloxton Sanford to Don Alonzo Sanford 1890
545 Probate records— estate of Ana Maria Redonde de Aguerre 1892
546 R.N. Leatherwood vs. Don A. Sanford 1886
547 Robert Bloxton vs. Theodore Stiles, Leo Goldschmidt and Albert Steinfeldt 1887
548 S.M. Lowell vs. Denton G. Sanford 1884
549 Sanford family legal cases (Amo Sanford McKee vs. Bertha Sanford Miller; Bertha Sanford Miller vs. Amo Sanford McKee) 1924, undated
5410 Sanford vs. Robinson 1887
5411 Transcript of Record, Supreme Court of the United States—Santiago Ainsa vs. The United States 1894
5412 Transcript of Record, Supreme Court of the United States—Etta Sanford, et al. vs. Santiago Ainsa 1912
5413 U.S. Court of Private Land Claims 1886-1892
Series VI: Political Records, 1879-1894 (bulk 1880-1890)
This series is comprised of various documents and correspondence related to Tucson and Arizona Territory politics during the 1880’s and 1890’s. Documents related to Sanford’s role as acting mayor of Tucson in 1884, in addition to his work as a Tucson city councilman, are present. Also included are Sanford’s writings about various political and civic matters. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
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551 Bill H.R. 3365, U.S. House of Representatives 1889
552 Correspondence (incoming)—Tucson city government 1884-1898
553 Correspondence (outgoing)—Tucson city government 1883-1896
554 Correspondence regarding New York Times article 1890
555 Inventories and lists (Tucson) 1883-1885
556 Proposals to city of Tucson 1884, undated
557 Taxes—Tucson circa 1885-1895
558 Tucson city expenditures undated
559 Tucson city governance 1884-1890
5510 Tucson City Library undated
5511 Tucson mayoral election 1888
5512 Tucson politics 1885, undated
5513 Writings about Tucson and Arizona statehood 1879-1890, undated
Series VII: Financial Records, 1879-1955 (bulk 1880-1915)
This series contains bank correspondence, checks, registers, financial statements, stocks and bonds. Also included are tax records and business receipts. The financial records herein are from Tucson, Nogales, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Wichita. Also present in this series are tax related documents, receipts and correspondence. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
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5514 Accounts of Sanford and Hilton Miners and Railroad Market, Tucson 1879-1883
5515 Automobile expenses 1914-1916
5516 Bank book (Tucson) 1892
5517 Bank correspondence (Arizona) 1894-1910
5518 Bank correspondence (Arizona) 1911-1913
5519 Bank correspondence (Arizona) 1914-1916
5520 Bank correspondence (Arizona) 1917-1919
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561 Bank correspondence (Los Angeles) 1883
562 Bank credit/debit statements (Tucson) 1909-1919
563 Bank deposit slips (Tucson) 1882, 1903-1908
564 Bank deposit slips (Nogales) 1911-1914
565 Bonds 1885, 1923
566 Charitable donations 1915
567 Checks (Los Angeles) 1883-1887
568 Checks (Nogales) 1894
569 Checks (Nogales) 1895
5610 Checks (Nogales) 1896
5611 Checks (Nogales) 1897
5612 Checks (Tucson) 1879
5613 Checks (Tucson) 1880
5614 Checks (Tucson) 1881
5615 Checks (Tucson) 1882
5616 Checks (Tucson) 1883
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571 Checks (Tucson) 1884
572 Checks (Tucson) 1885-1886
573 Checks (Tucson) 1885-1888
574 Checks (Tucson) 1888-1889
575 Checks (Tucson) 1890
576 Checks (Tucson) 1891
577 Checks (Tucson) 1892
578 Checks (Tucson) 1893-1894
579 Checks (Tucson) 1895
5710 Checks (Tucson) 1896-1897
5711 Checks (Washington, D.C.) 1872-1896
5712 Checks (Washington, D.C.) 1900
5713 Checks (Washington, D.C.) 1901
5714 Checks (Washington, D.C) 1902
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581 Checks (Washington, D.C.) 1903
582 Checks (Washington, D.C.) 1904
583 Checks (Washington, D.C.) 1905, 1909
584 Checks (Washington, D.C., New York and Virginia) 1903
585 Checks (Washington, D.C. and Virginia) January-July 1904
586 Checks (Washington, D.C. and Virginia) August-December 1904
587 Checks (Wichita) 1891-1892
588 Check registers and checkbooks 1883-1907
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591 Check registers and checkbooks 1907-1914
592 Check stubs 1883-1907
593 Deposit slips (Tucson) 1914-1919
594 Deposit slips (Washington, D.C.) 1895-1910, 1914
595 Estate of Don A. Sanford income statements 1923-1934
596 Estate of Don A. Sanford income statements 1940-1947
597 Estate of Don A. Sanford income statements 1948-1951
598 Estate of Don A. Sanford income statements 1954-1955
599 Hudson and Company bank—“lockbox 54" 1884-1889
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601 Inventories of assets 1915-1921
602 Lists 1883-1898
603 Loans 1904-1907
604 Monte Pio (pawn shop) tickets (Tucson) 1879
605 Promissory notes 1866-1893
606 Receipts—Acme/Arcade Laundry (Washington, D.C.) 1916
607 Receipts—Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. (Washington, D.C.) 1909-1917
608 Receipts—post office (Tucson) 1877, 1884-1889
609 Receipts—Potomac Electric Power Company (Washington, D.C.) 1916-1922
6010 Receipts—Sanford, Louisa Bloxton 1901-1917
6011 Receipts—Washington Gas Light Company 1902-1909
6012 Receipts—Washington Gas Light Company 1914-1922
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611 Record of purchases (Arizona) 1919
612 Rental income statements (Tucson) 1905-1907
613 Rental income statements (Tucson) 1908-1909
614 Securities, stocks and notes ledger 1882-1885
615 Statement of financial condition 1891
616 Stock certificate 1882-1910
617 Taxes—assessment list, Pima County 1889
618 Taxes—assessments and tax returns (Washington, D.C.) 1902-1915
619 Taxes—certificates of sale (Washington, D.C.) 1904-1910
6110 Taxes—Louisa Bloxton Sanford tax assessments 1899-1916
6111 Taxes—notes and lists 1882-1920
6112 Taxes—property tax correspondence (Tucson) 1889, 1891
6113 Taxes—receipts, Santa Cruz and Pima counties, Arizona 1895-1913
6114 Taxes—schedules of personal property (Washington, D.C) 1908-1914
6115 Taxes—tax appraisal appeals (Washington, D.C.) 1892-1905
6116 Taxes—tax assessments and receipts (Arizona) 1881-1912
6117 Taxes—tax assessment lists 1895-1912
6118 Taxes—tax certificates and tax deeds 1906-1920
6119 Taxes—tax payment receipts (Honeoye Falls, New York) 1867, 1870
6120 Taxes—tax payment receipts (Washington, D.C.) 1899, 1907
6121 Tombstone city bonds 1883-1891
6122 Tucson Opera House mortgage bonds 1882-1892
Series VIII: Family Records, 1812-1977 (bulk 1865-1915)
This series contains material of various Sanford family members, including Don and Louisa Sanford’s children (Ada, Etta, Amo, Mabel, Bertha and Don, Jr.) Materials from extended family, including Sanford’s children, grandchildren and extended family, include various writings, promissory notes, genealogical research and miscellaneous family materials. Louise McKee Summers’ (granddaughter of Don Alonzo Sanford) assorted notes about her husband Richard Summers writings are also included. This series is organized alphabetically by subject. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically.
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621 Bloxton, Robert V.—military exemption card 1864
622 Death of Don and Louisa Sanford’s infant daughter Ada 1880
623 Latimer, Guy—clipping undated
624 McKee, Amita—writings 1923
625 Miller, Leroy—clippings and notes 1925-1945
626 Miscellaneous 1877-1918
627 Miscellaneous business and calling cards 1879-1900
628 Packard, Arba—Glenmore Farm, Virginia, 1887-1915
629 Sanford, Amo, Bertha, Etta and Mabel—receipts 1895-1907
6210 Sanford, Denton G.—funeral notice 1885
6211 Sanford, Don A.—appointment as Deputy Sheriff, Monroe County, New York 1868
6212 Sanford, Don A.—biographical information and obituary
6213 Sanford, Don A.—calling cards circa 1865-1890
6214 Sanford, Don A. 1915
6215 Sanford, Don A.—drawings and writings undated
6216 Sanford, Don A., Jr.—calling cards and business cards circa 1900-1915
6217 Sanford, Don A., Jr.—miscellaneous materials 1897-1915
6218 Sanford family genealogical information undated
6219 Sanford family—promissory notes 1812-1866
6220 Sanford family—research materials
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631 Sanford, Greta—account ledger 1920, 1949-1952
632 Sanford, Greta—notes 1975
633 Sanford, Louisa Jane Bloxton—calling cards circa 1865-1880
634 Sanford, Louisa Jane Bloxton—proverb book 1874
635 Sanford Latimer, Mabel—funeral flower 1918
636 Sanford Latimer, Mabel—palm reading diagram undated
637 Sanford McKee, Amo—drawings and writings, obituary clipping undated
638 Sanford Miller, Bertha—bank statements and checks 1941-1947
639 Sanford Miller, Bertha—receipts , 1917-1958
6310 Sanford Miller, Bertha—receipts—The Jackson Health Resort 1910
6311 Sanford Miller, Bertha—sandwich business 1904
6312 Sanford Miller, Bertha—scrapbook (photocopy) circa 1920
6313 Summers, Louise McKee—diaries 1931-1933
6314 Summers, Louise McKee—miscellaneous 1959-1977, undated
6315 Summers, Louise McKee—notes on Richard Summers’ writings undated
6316 “The Sanford Association of America” reunion 1909
Series IX: Photographs and negatives, 1874-1983 (bulk 1890-1915)
This series contains photographs of various members of the Sanford family as well as photographs of Sanford’s ranch land, including the Stock Valley Ranch and the 97 Ranch in Patagonia, Arizona. Also included are photographs of Tucson, San Xavier del Bac and Altar, Mexico in the early 20th century. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject. Photographs within each folder are arranged chronologically.
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6317 97 Ranch, Patagonia, Arizona 1917
6318 97 Ranch, Patagonia, Arizona 1972
6319 Bloxton, Emmit 1875
6320 Lulley Springs, Tyndall Mining, Santa Rita Mountains, Arizona undated
6321 Miller, Leroy 1914-1928
6322 Monthan’s Ranch and Cuprite Mine, Santa Rita Mountains, Arizona undated
6323 Patagonia, Arizona 1917, 1923
6324 Ranch—Patagonia circa 1900, 1925, undated
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641 Sanford, Don Alonzo circa 1870-1894
642 Sanford, Don Alonzo and Louisa Bloxton Sanford with daughters circa 1900
643 Sanford, Don, Jr.—97 Ranch, Patagonia, Arizona 1911-1912
644 Sanford, Don, Jr.—97 Ranch, Patagonia, Arizona 1912
645 Sanford Miller, Bertha—ranch in Patagonia/ trip to Altar, Mexico 1925
646 Sanford, Louisa Jane Bloxton 1874, circa 1910
647 Sanford Garber, Etta and family 1907, 1910, 1931, undated
648 Sanford Latimer, Mabel 1901-1906
649 Sanford Latimer, Mabel—album 1899-1903, 1910-1922, undated
6410 Sanford McKee, Amo and family circa 1880, 1924, undated
6411 Sanford Miller, Bertha 1901-1964, undated
6412 Sanford Miller, Bertha—Ashburn Ranch, Patagonia 1922, 1928, undated
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651 Sanford Miller, Bertha—miscellaneous negatives circa 1910-1928
652 Sanford Miller, Bertha—San Xavier del Bac, Tumacácori, Patagonia ranch, Phoenix 1923
653 Sanford Miller, Bertha—trip to Los Angeles, California 1912
654 Sanford Miller, Bertha—trip to Los Angeles, California 1912
655 Sanford Miller, Bertha—trip to Spokane, Washington 1912
656 Sanford Miller, Bertha—trip to Tennessee 1918
657 Stock Valley Ranch 1895
658 Stock Valley Ranch 1983
659 Tucson, Arizona 1903-1921, undated
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661 Tucson High School circa 1950’s
662 Unidentified people circa 1870-1912
663 Unidentified people circa 1912-1964
664 Unidentified people circa 1940-1954
665 Various Sanford family members circa 1878-1909
Series X: Oversize materials, 1870-1907, (bulk 1895-1905)
This series contains large maps, blueprints, drawings and a printed broadside. The auction broadside details Don A. Sanford’s selling of his household goods in order to leave New York State to run cattle in Texas and settle in Arizona. Maps in this series detail ranch lands around Sonoita and Patagonia, including plat maps from the San Jose de Sonoita land grant and Baca Float. In addition, some maps and drawings from circa 1900 Tucson are present. Blueprints and architectural drawings of two of Sanford’s buildings in Washington, D.C. (The Arizona and Hotel Patience/The Rochester) are also included. In addition, an autographed copy of Temperance activist Carry A. Nation’s book “The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation” given to Louisa Sanford in 1907 is present. Included here are leather gloves worn by Don A. Sanford on October 5, 1875 when he wed Louisa Jane Bloxton in Tucson. This series is arranged alphabetically.
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671 Auction broadside, Honeoye Falls, New York circa 1870
672 Maps—ranch—Patagonia and Sonoita, Arizona circa 1895
673 Maps—Tucson, Arizona circa 1900
674 Sanford, Don Alonzo— leather wedding gloves 1875
675 “The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation” by Carry A. Nation, 1905, inscribed to Mrs. Sanford May 19, 1907
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61 Arizona Hotel (Washington, D.C.)— blueprints and drawings circa 1895-1905
62 Hotel Patience/The Rochester Hotel (Washington, D.C.)—blueprints and drawings circa 1900- 1905
63 ranch in Patagonia/San Jose de Sonoita land grant/Baca Float/Sonoita Valley—plat maps and Drawings circa 1890, 1906