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.
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