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HIS 147 - History Of Arizona: Welcome

Research guide for the history of Arizona from the Pre-Columbian period through statehood to the present. Also includes resources on the various peoples who have formed the unique cultural and ethnic fabric of this area.

HIS 147 - History Of Arizona

Welcome to the PCC LibGuide for HIS 147 - History of Arizona 

This guide is intended as a starting place for researching the history of Arizona and its peoples from the Pre-Columbian period through statehood to the present. Please use the tabs above to locate frequently recommended resources, or contact your friendly neighborhood librarian.

Photograph of the front of Mission San Xavier del Bac Mission, Tucson, Arizona, ca.1900.

Photograph of the Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona, ca.1900, the "White Dove of the Desert". Two towers flank the main entrance. The one on the left is whiter than the one on the right and has a dome and a cross on top unlike the one on the right. Behind part of the main dome on the church is visible. The surrounding land is barren. No people are in the image. (Source: California Historical Society, California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960, Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960, published by the University of Southern California Libraries (Public Domain photograph).


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