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Correspondence, diaries, notes, work schedules, budget information, supply requests to merchants, and other papers. Includes correspondence to and from Frank Hamilton Cushing , Frederick Webb Hodge, and Margaret Magill. Daily reports of the expedition by Cushing, Margaret Magill's diary, notes and transcript, directions for daily operations, and various reports included. Also nine letter books of Cushing, much of the correspondence relating to the Hemenway expedition written from Camp Hemenway in Tempe Arizona. Some of the letters include illustrations of artifacts and the dig site. There are also laid in items such as telegrams and incoming correspondence. The some of the letter books have name index at the front. Letter books include: Number 1 November 1886 - July 1887; Number 2 July 1887 - November 1887; Number 3 November 1887 - March 1888; Number 4 October 1887 - July 1888; Number 5 March 1888 - October 1888; Number 6 October 1888 - May 1889, Number 7 February
1890 - May 1892; Number 8 September 1893 - June 1894; November 1895 - December 1896.