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A complete index of residents between 1911 and 2000.
Our Subject Authority File. Pointers to clippings, articles, letters and other research materials available at the Library & Archives. Incomplete.
Articles highlighting the rich history of Yavapai County and environs. Published weekly since 1997.
Over 53,000 burials in 50+ cemeteries located in Yavapai County. This is by no means all of the burials in the county. Because various sources were utilized there may be discrepancies in name spellings, dates and places. Sources other than grave markers include obituaries from Yavapai County, Arizona newspapers; mortuary and death records; Social Security Death Index; files and records in Sharlot Hall Museum Archives.
Besides the name of the deceased, this index may provide additional information, such as. age, color, sex, nativity, occupation, married/single, cause of death, place of death, date of death and remarks.
Our finding aids cover personal papers and manuscripts, organizational records, photograph collections, map collections, archaeological reports and records, and various other collections of historical value related to Prescott, Yavapai County and Arizona.
The records in this database will cover the years from Sep 1955 – Jun 1980 and contain file number, name, date of birth and location, date of death and location, occupation, parents, if there was an obituary, cause of death and any miscellaneous notes. This is a work in progress and will be updated weekly. When completed the mortuary records will be housed at Sharlot Hall Museum.
Over 1,000 maps and aerial photographs, most viewable online.
Comprises thousands of mining documents from Yavapai County, including deeds of mining claim, quit claim deeds, patent claim deeds, warranty deeds, bills of sale, homestead certificates, land patents, forfeitures, certificates of foreclosure, and location notices, 1864-1950.
Index of selected news articles from Prescott area newspapers, contemporary and historic. Indexing discontinued January 31, 2010.
Information is mostly derived from Prescott, Arizona newspapers. Obituaries may list information about funeral services, burial sites, the deceased's occupations and their participation in civic and religious organization, or be limited to name and date of death.
Index of people who received a Yavapai County Old Age Pension during the period 1933-1937. The Yavapai County Old Age Pension file is available at the Library & Archives, containing papers such as: Affidavit and Application for Old Age Pension, Questionnaire Relating to Application for Old Age Pension, letters proving age and newspaper obituaries.
Consists of approximately 1,000 oral interviews conducted between 1940 and present day, including noted Prescottonians Sharlot Hall, Gail Gardner, and Boyd Tenney. Subjects vary greatly but are concentrated on ranching, mining, and general reminiscences of Prescott and Yavapai County.
Over 11,000 images in our collection are viewable online, designated by a camera icon in the search results. Subjects are mostly people, places and things in Prescott, Yavapai County and Arizona from the 1870s to the 1990s.
Names and biographies of women honored at the Rose Garden on the Museum grounds.
Includes first and last names. "<>" in the record indicates uncertain accuracy.
Includes first and last names. "<>" in the record indicates uncertain accuracy.
Includes first and last names. "<>" in the record indicates uncertain accuracy.
Includes first and last names, age, occupation and Precinct. "<>" in the record indicates uncertain accuracy.
News items gleaned from the Arizona Daily Journal-Miner, the Pioneer Paper of Arizona. The microfilmed copy of the newspaper is available for viewing at the Library & Archives.


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