Links

Local Organizations/Resources 

 

City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office 

Jonathan Mabry - Historic Preservation Officer 

520-837-6965

 

Pima County Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation Office

Linda Mayro - Cultural Resources Manager 

520-740-6451

 

Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission 

 

Arizona Historical Society-Tucson Branch

 

Arizona State Museum

 

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center

 

Archaeology Southwest

 

Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance

 

Arizona State Genealogical Society

 

Oro Valley Historical Society

 

Casa Grande Valley Historical Society and Museum

 

Cochise Genealogical Society

 

San Pedro Valley Arts and Historical Society 

 

The Amerind Foundation

 

Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation

 

University of Arizona

 

Modern Architecture Preservation Project

 

National Register of Historic Places-Pima County Property Listing

 

State Organizations/Resources

 

Arizona Historical Society (Flagstaff, Tempe, Yuma, and Tucson)

 

State Historic Preservation Office

 

Arizona Heritage Alliance

 

Arizona Preservation Foundation

 

Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society

 

Arizona Department of Transportation-Historic Bridge Inventory

 

Arizona Department of Transportation-Historic Highways and Historic Roads 

 

Arizona Humanities Council

 

Arizona Archaeological Council

 

University of Arizona School of Architecture/Preservation Studies

 

Modern Phoenix

 

Arizona Historical Markers 

 

National Organizations/Resources 

 

National Register of Historic Places

 

The National Trust for Historic Preservation

 

The National Park Service

 

Library of Congress: Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscape Survey

 

Vernacular Architecture Form

 

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

 

National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers

 

National Scenic Byways Program

 

Recent Past Preservation Network

 

American Folklore Society

 

Society for Historical Archaeology

 

Society for American Archaeology

 

Society for Architectural Historians

 

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

 

National Preservation Institute

 

American Institute of Architects

 

Research/Archives (not an exhaustive list)

 

National Archives 

(Purchase and order detailed land patent/land entry files, military records, census, etc.) 

 

Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

1700 West Washington, Suite 200 
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 926-4035
Hours of Operation: Various-See website.

 

Arizona Memory Project (Project via AZ State Libraries and Archives)

Through our Parents Eyes: History and Culture of Southern Arizona 

(Website dedicated to the history, culture and experiences of the many peoples who live/lived in Southern Arizona)

 

Arizona Historical Society Library-Tucson Branch

949 E. 2nd Street 
Tucson, AZ 85719
520-628-5774
Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m; holidays excluded.         

 

University of Arizona Special Collections & University of Arizona Architecture Archives

1401 East University Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 621-6423
Hours of Operation: During the Fall and Spring semesters, Special Collections is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Saturdays and Sundays. Summer session hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Intersession hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.to 5 p.m., University holidays excluded. 

 

Pima County Public Library-Main Library
(Miscellanea and Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps)
101 North Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701-1501
(520) 791-4010
Hours of Operation: Monday through Wednesday: 9 a.m to 8 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m to 6 p.m., Friday 9 a.m to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays.

 

Pima County Assessor's Office
(Construction data, map, owner data, building material data)
115 North Church Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701-1199
(520) 740-8630
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Pima County Map Guide

(Parcel identification and data for tax assessor searches)

 

Arizona Department of Health Services: Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Records:

(Only for: BIRTHS that occurred at least 75 years ago and 
DEATHS that occurred at least 50 years ago)

 

Bureau of Land Management-Tucson Field Office

(Historic land patents/general land office maps)
12661 East Broadway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85748-7208
(520) 258-7200

 

Land Patents

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding holidays.

 

Pima County Department of Transportation-General Land Office Maps

 

State of Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources
(Research for mining properties)
1502 West Washington 
Phoenix, AZ 85007 
Phone 602-771-1600 
Fax 602-771-1616 
Toll free in Arizona 800-446-4259
Hours of Operation: Call for hours.

 

Cline Library

Address: Northern Arizona University Campus Building 28
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-0001
(928) 523-6805
Hours of Operation: Various-See website 
Other Research Considerations:
Access to military records, draft cards, immigration records, census (up to 1930), genealogy, etc., also available through paid genealogical websites such as Ancestry.Com.

 

Mormon Family History Center 
(Offers free access to Ancestry.Com databases)
Address: 500 South Langley Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85710-4834
(520) 298-0905
Hours of Operation: Call for hours.

 

Historic Architectural Styles

 

The Great Building Collection-Architectural Styles

 

Preservation Dictionary.com

 

Architectural Styles of America

 

Guides for Restoration/Rehabilitation/Repair

 

National Park Service-Technical Preservation Services or Preservation Briefs

 

Sustainable Historic Preservation-Whole Building Design Guide

 

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

 

State Tax Incentives/Grants

 

State Historic Preservation Office

Also see Arizona Humanities Council and City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office for information re: Facade Easement Grants.

 

State Archeology Resources

 

Historical Archeology in Arizona: A Research Guide