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Flagstaff lies at the very heart of the collecting focus of Special Collections and Archive. Below are some primary source materials and documents that illustrate different elements from Flagstaff’s past. All of these items are drawn from SCA’s Digital Ar

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Flagstaff History

Click on the links below to be taken to photographs, documents and oral histories on selected topics pertaining to Flagstaff history. For useful search tips for searching the Digital Archives, use the instructions on the left.

For more information on finding more resources housed in Special Collections and Archives, use the "How to Use Arizona Archives Online" link on the left to gain access to SCA’s physical Colorado Plateau collections.


 Flagstaff History (by region):

Old Town, Casa Vieja, Los Chantes, Downtown, Sunnyside, Route 66.

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Flagstaff Natural Environment:

Water, Fire, Forests, Geology, Snow, Maps

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Flagstaff’s Built Environment:

Houses, Motels, HotelsRestaurants, Service Stations, churches, schools, Railroads, Industry, Lumber Mills, Hospitals, Airport, Theaters.

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Flagstaff Events:

Parades, Pow Wow, Sports, Orchestra.


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Oral Histories:


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