Arizona Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Emily Kelley, Historical Compiler; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist and Digital Compiler; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant
Copyright The Newberry Library 2007
Abel, Annie Heloise, ed. Official Correspondence of James S. Calhoun. Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office 1915. Includes a copy of “Map of New Mexico Territory made by order of Brig. Gen. S.W. Kearny under instructions from Lieut. W. H. Emory, U.S.T.E. by Lieut’s S.W. Abert and W.G. Peck, U.S.T.E. 1867-47” which shows boundaries for the original seven counties in New Mexico Territory; also referred to as the “Calhoun Map.”
Arizona. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials of the State of Arizona, 1912–. Title varies. The session laws for the state of Arizona. Cited as Ariz. Laws
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Pollock, Ervin H., comp. Supplement with Bibliographical Notes, Emendations, and Additions to the Check List of Session Laws, Compiled by Grace E. McDonald. Preliminary ed. Boston: National Association of State Libraries, 1941. Fills gaps in McDonald’s 1935 compilation (above) to produce the most complete list of state session laws through 1935.
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