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Dennis D. Hunt paperscirca 1924-1939

MS 644

Collection Summary

Creator: Hunt, Dennis D.
Collection Name:Dennis D. Hunt papers
Inclusive Dates: circa 1924-1939
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet
Abstract:Small collection of correspondence, livestock contracts, Tohono O'odham cattle brand book, and list of Elgin members of a World War II volunteer militia mostly relating to Hunt's work with the Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association from 1924 to 1939.
Collection Number:MS 644
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

Rancher in Elgin, Santa Cruz County, Arizona; Dennis Hunt was on the board of the Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association in 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Small collection of correspondence about planning the Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo from Doris Seibold, H. B Thurber, Frank Brophy and others, and livestock receipts are present as well as a list of Tohono O'odham cattle brands and owner's names related to a sale of cattle. There is also a handwritten list of "citizens of southern Arizona who agree to serve as volunteer militia at the onset of World War II". An accompanying note says the citizens were concerned that Japanese might invade Arizona by way of Small collection of correspondence about planning the Santa Cruz County Fair and Mexico. Also present is one humorous certificate to Hunt by Reg Manning, cartoonist.


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Geographic Name(s)
Arizona -- Militia

Agricultural exhibitions -- Arizona -- Santa Cruz County
Cattle brands -- Arizona
Ranchers -- Arizona -- Santa Cruz County
Tohono O'Odham Indians -- Arizona
World War, 1939-1945 -- Arizona

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Dennis D. Hunt papers (MS 644). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries

Processing History

Processed by Kim Frontz in 2018.

Container List

11 Cattle brand inspection log, Tohono O'odham brands, 1933
12 Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo letters and documents, 1938-1939
13 Livestock receipts, 1924-1933
14 Certificate by Reg Manning, 1937
15 List of volunteer militia, Elgin, Ariz., World War II, circa 1939