Local Organizations/Resources 


City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office 

Jonathan Mabry - Historic Preservation Officer 



Pima County Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation Office

Linda Mayro - Cultural Resources Manager 



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
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 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




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