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Poston (Charles D. [Charles Debrille]) Manuscript Collection
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This collection includes manuscripts for a speech, a magazine article, and two monographs by Charles Debrill Poston, as well as memorial newspaper clippings and a program for an honorary statue of Poston. Materials range from 1865-1977.
Charles Debrille Poston (1825 April 20 - 1902 June 24) was an American explorer, prospector, author, politician, and civil servant. He is referred to as the "Father of Arizona" due to his efforts lobbying for creation of the territory. Poston was also Arizona Territory's first Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives.
0.1 Linear Feet (4 folders)
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