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Favorite Links and References

(Arizona Historical Society)

(East Central Arizona History)

(Cochise County Arizona)

(Primeria Alta Historical Society, Nogales Arizona.)

Information on the Nogales, Arizona.

(Guide to Arizona)

(Homepage for Kentucky Camp)


Central Arizona Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. A Guide to the Architecture of Metro Phoenix. Phoenix Publishing Company, 1983.

Out of print, but a good reference for Phoenix Architecture.




Cuming, Mary and Harry. Yesterday's Tucson Today. Tucson, Arizona. West Press, 1996.

Out of print book, but still can be checked out from library's around Tucson. 




Cuming, Mary and Harry. More of Yesterday's Tucson Today, Your Guide to Walking the Historic Towns of the Santa Cruz Valley. Tucson, Arizona. West Press, 1996.

Excellent book, and still in print. Will soon will be going out of print, with no future plans to reissue the book. 




  Heatwole, Thelma. Ghost Towns and Historical Haunts in Arizona. Phoenix, Arizona. Golden West Publishers, 1981.

The above is a short personal overview of ghost towns in Arizona. I found that a lot of the locations were completely gone, but others were still the same. Publication date puts the book a little out of date.




Trimble, Marshall. Arizona, A Cavalcade of History. Tucson, Arizona. Treasure Chest Publications, 1989.

 One of the major history books of Arizona, easy to read, and still in print.




Varney, Philip. Arizona Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Phoenix, Arizona. Arizona Highway Books, 1994.

The best book on Arizona ghost towns in print. It has maps and easy to follow directions to the sites.




Griffith, James S. Southern Arizona Folk Arts. Tucson, Arizona. The University of Arizona Press, 1988.

Director of Southwest Folklore Center and author of several books, he influenced my way of seeing and appreciating the diverse culture of southern Arizona.

(James Griffith's Web site)




Wagoner, Jay J. Arizona’s Heritage. Santa Barbara, California. Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1978

Basic Arizona high school book, but full of information.