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Santa Cruz County
The Twentieth Legislature created Santa Cruz County on March 15, 1899 from
a southeastern part of Pima County. It was named after the Santa
Cruz River which meanders through this county. The county seat
SG 1. Assessor
Assessment and tax rolls. 1899-1957. 34.2
c.f. (114 volumes).
SG 4. Justice of the Peace
Volumes are assessment lists, 1915-1930; City of Nogales original and duplicate
assessment rolls, 1908-1916; personal property assessment lists, 1920-1934,
1947, and 1950; conditional sales contracts, 1919-1926; and Assessor's cashbooks,
Court records. 1885-1964. 4.3 c.f. (4
boxes and 1 volume)
SG 5. Recorder
Court records include complaints, 1885-1910; criminal complaints, petty larceny
and criminal libel records, 1885-1900; and summons, writs of attachment and
arrest warrants, 1893-1899. Other records include criminal dockets,
arranged chronologically, 1911-1919; Justice Court criminal complaints for
commitment, 1907-1938; and bonds, contracts, agreements, correspondence,
bids, warrants, complaints and jurors' certificates, 1922-1964.
Elections. 1902-1975. 14.4 c.f. (4
boxes and 38 volumes)
SG 6. Sheriff
Election records include great registers, 1902-1910 and 1912-1932, and Nogales,
1955-1969. Corrections and additions are at the end of each year
in supplements. Other election records include results, tally lists,
official and unofficial returns, 1948; records of primary and general signature
rosters, 1956, 1960, and 1972; special levy school district election
official returns, 1973; and official returns for a special bond election,
District 35, 1975, showing vote tallies for and against the issue by party
and precinct. Also included are precinct registers and signature roster,
1965 and 1972.
Index to appointments. 1902-1914. Fraction c.f. (1
This volume is an alphabetical index of appointments of agents of corporations.
Mining locations. 1912-1922. Fraction c.f. (1
This volume gives mining claim numbers and descriptions of mine
Block and subdivision additions. 1920-1929. Fraction
c.f. (1 volume).
This volume lists changes in blocks and subdivisions.
Prison register. 1923-1927. Fraction
c.f. (1 volume).
SG 7. Superintendent of Schools
This volume is a County jail register, arranged chronologically, February
Register of actions. 1924. Fraction c.f. (1
The register of actions, February-August 1924, is indexed.
Teachers' registers. 1907-1950. Fraction
c.f. (6 rolls of microfilm).
SG 8. Superior Court
Accounts and appointments. 1899-1934. Fraction
c.f. (1 volume).
Annual school reports. 1910-1934. 1 c.f. (1
Clerk of the Court. 1899-1964. 3.5
c.f. (2 boxes and 5 volumes).
SG 9. Board of Supervisors
Clerk's records include minutes of the Court, 1911-1915; First District Court register
of actions and fees, 1899-1905, indexed by plaintiff; register of actions
and fees, 1899-1912, arranged chronologically; and a Clerk's cashbook, 1949-1954.
Minutes of the Court, 1911-1915, are filed chronologically. The registers
of actions and fees, 1899-1905 and 1899-1912, are arranged by case number. The
Clerk's cashbook, 1949-1954, is arranged chronologically.
Civil Division. 1928-1930 and 1966. 1.2 c.f. (4
Civil records are four exhibits from cases Marriage
Probate Division. 1899-1943. Fraction c.f. (1
box and 2 volumes).
Probate records include a record of wills, 1899-1943, arranged chronologically
and indexed; register of claims, 1899-1903, arranged chronologically and
indexed; and certificates of transfer of estates and guardianships, 1899-1900.
Minutes. 1902-1964. 3.2 c.f. (2
boxes and 4 volumes).
SG 11. Treasurer
Minutes, 1902-1926 and 1907-1938, include election notices, public official
bonds, Board resolutions and agreements, bids, contracts, proposals,
candidate expenses and nomination papers. They also include one box
of unarranged bids, bonds, contracts, agreements and correspondence, 1915-1964,
which include some Justice Court warrants and complaints.
Taxes. 1899-1977. 21.6 c.f. (72
SG 13. Works Progress Administration
Tax records include back tax books, 1899-1934, arranged alphabetically
by name of taxpayer; record of accounts with school districts, 1899-1904,
arranged chronologically and indexed; and journals, 1899-1907, 1906-1917,
1918-1922 and 1927-1948. Other records include property sold for taxes,
1899-1902, arranged by transaction number; record of bonded indebtedness,
1899-1956; Tax Collectors' cashbook, 1905-1928; and account ledgers,
1899-1967. Also included are first and second installments on state/county/city
taxes, 1933-1935, arranged alphabetically by taxpayers; Treasurer's monthly
financial reports, 1958-1977; and a growers' ledger, 1927-1929, in Spanish,
arranged alphabetically by name of individual taxpayer.
Correspondence. 1931-1938. Fraction
c.f. (1 item).
Correspondence includes telegrams, receipts, veterans' newsletter and project
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