Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991

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Biographical note: Historian and author; Sonnichsen was a professor of history at the University of Texas at El Paso for over forty years. He wrote or edited 34 books and numerous articles during his career including "Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocker" in 1974, and "Tucson the Life and Times of An American City," in 1987.

From the description of Sonnichsen research collection, 1972-1991. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 50710487

Educator, author, public speaker, and historian.

Born in 1901, Charles Leland Sonnichsen earned his BA in English from the University of Minnesota in 1924. He went on to Harvard for his Masters (1927) and Ph. D. (1931) before taking a position as Associate Professor of English at the Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy. In 1933, he became Head of the English Department until 1960 when he became Graduate Dean. He retired from UTEP in 1972 as Professor Emeritus and died in 1991 at the age of 89.

From the description of C.L. Sonnichsen papers, 1861-1991, bulk 1921-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 36468876

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Walker, Dale L., 1935-. Dale L. Walker papers. University of Texas at El Paso
referencedIn Capps, Benjamin, 1922-2001. Papers, 1946-1993. University of Texas at Arlington, Central Library
creatorOf Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991. Sonnichsen research collection, 1972-1991. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Roach, Joyce Gibson. Joyce Gibson Roach papers, 1961-[ongoing], (bulk 1970-1980). Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
creatorOf Henry, Rachel, Mrs. Rachel Henry manuscript, ca. 1967. University of Texas at El Paso
creatorOf Sonnichsen, C. L. (Charles Leland), 1901-1991. C.L. Sonnichsen papers, 1861-1991, bulk 1921-1991. University of Texas at El Paso
referencedIn Sonnichsen family. Sonnichsen Family papers, 1920-1990. University of Texas at El Paso
referencedIn Granger, Byrd H. Papers of Byrd Howell Granger, 1945-1990 (bulk 1956-1975). University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Myres, Samuel D. (Samuel Dale), 1899-. Samuel Dale Myres papers. University of Texas at El Paso
referencedIn Hertzog, Carl. J. Carl Hertzog papers, 1901-1985. University of Texas at El Paso
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associatedWith Aguirre, Stephen. person
associatedWith Axford, Joseph. person
associatedWith Bonanno, Joseph, 1905- person
associatedWith Braddy, Haldeen, 1908-1980. person
associatedWith Cananea Cattle Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cananea Consolidated Copper Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Cananea Consolidated Copper Co. Strike, 1906 corporateBody
correspondedWith Capps, Benjamin, 1922-2001. person
associatedWith Christopher Square Inn (Tucson, Ariz.) corporateBody
associatedWith D'Autremont, Helen. person
associatedWith Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964. person
associatedWith Earp, Josephine Sarah Marcus. person
associatedWith Farrel, Tom. person
associatedWith Fugate, Francis L., 1915- person
correspondedWith Granger, Byrd H. person
associatedWith Greene, Frank. person
associatedWith Greene, Kirk. person
associatedWith Greene, William Cornell, 1853-1911. person
associatedWith Haley, J. Evetts (James Evetts), 1901-1995. person
associatedWith Henry, Rachel, Mrs. person
associatedWith Hertzog, Carl. person
associatedWith Jeffords, Tom, 1832-1914. person
associatedWith Joralemon, Ira B. (Ira Beamon), 1884-1975. person
associatedWith Kennon, Bill. person
associatedWith Myres, Samuel D. (Samuel Dale), 1899- person
associatedWith Perkins, Clifford Alan. person
associatedWith Roach, Joyce Gibson. person
associatedWith Sonnichsen family. family
correspondedWith Sweeney, Edwin R. (Edwin Russell), 1950- person
correspondedWith Thrapp, Dan L. person
associatedWith University of Texas at El Paso. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Dale L., 1935- person
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Arizona--Bisbee
Mexico--Cananea
Lochiel (Ariz.)
Kansas Settlement (Ariz.)
Subject
Historiography
Authors, American
Historians
Authors and publishers
Labor disputes
Strikes and lockouts--Copper mining
Educators
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Birth 1901-09-20

Death 1991-06-29

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English

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