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Willis P. Haynes Photograph Collection 1886-1900

MS 484

Collection Summary

Creator: Haynes, Willis P., 1857-1911
Collection Name: Willis P. Haynes Photograph Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1886-1900
Physical Description:.5 linear feet
Abstract:Cabinet card photographs, ca. 1886-1989, taken in southern Arizona by photographer Willis P. Haynes. Images include Santa Rita Land & Mining Co. ranching activities, Tumacácori and San Xavier Missions, and Nogales, Arizona and Tucson, Arizona views, buildings, and activities.
Collection Number:MS 484
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

Photographer and businessman, Willis P. Haynes worked as a Tucson photographer beginning in 1886. During the 1890s, he practiced photography while also working for the census bureau, the Nogales customs office, and the U. S. District Court in Prescott. He returned to Tucson by 1898 and established a real estate and insurance office.

Scope and Content Note

Cabinet card photographs, ca. 1886-1900, taken by Willis P. Haynes of southern Arizona. Images include selections from a series titled “The Santa Rita Land & Mining Co., Pima County” which depict ranching activities and scenic views, and the Superintendent’s family and adobe ranch home. Also present are images of Tumacácori Mission ruins, San Xavier Mission, Tucson, Arizona, and Nogales, Arizona. Nogales scenes include the Hotel Nelson and a town view. Views of Tucson include Carrillo’s Gardens, San Agustin Church, views, Tohono O’odham women carrying hay, and Mexican-American women washing clothes.


This collection is organized into one series:
Series I: Photographs, 1886-1900



There are no restrictions on this collection


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Personal Name(s)
Haynes, Willis P., 1857-1911

Corporate Name(s)
Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.)—Photographs—19th century
Santa Rita Land and Mining Company – Photographs

Geographic Name(s)
Nogales (Ariz.) – History - Photographs –19th century
Ranches – Arizona – Santa Cruz County – Photographs
Tucson (Ariz.) – History - Photographs – 19th century
Tumacácori National Historic Park (Ariz.) – Photographs

Tohono O’odham women—Photographs—19th century

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Willis P. Haynes Photograph Collection(MS 484). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

Series I: Photographs 1886-1900
Alphabetically by topic.
11 Nogales, Arizona scenes
12 San Xavier Mission
13 Santa Rita Land & Mining Co.
14 Tucson scenes
15 Tumacácori
16 Unidentified people and landscapes