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  1. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Documents highlight the discovery of Silver at Arizonac in 1736 in the jurisdiction of Don Juan Bautista de Anza, the Chief Justice for His Majesty in the Province of Sonora, the career of his son, also named Don Juan Bautista de Anza (1736-1788), who was ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-22 10:44

  2. Report on Matt Perry Group of Mining Claims

    Report on the Matt Perry group of mining claims, Quijotoa, Pima County, Ariz.; prepared for Eugene S. Ives. Includes a table of contents, and two maps by DeKalb of the mining claims and the underground view of the Queen of Arizona mine. Included materials ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-25 08:08

  3. Notes of Trip to Visit Mines and Smelters

    Notes about the various smelters and mines visited throughout the United States, including a visit to Douglas, Ariz., Nov. 21-23, 1912, to the Copper Queen smelting works and the Calumet and Arizona smelting works. Contains an index to the report and 14 ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-25 09:03

  4. Papers of the Monmonier Family

    This collection consists of correspondence, financial records, photographs relating to the family and their businesses of store keeping, gas stations, and trailer courts. Legal papers, financial records, stockholders lists, assay reports, time books, and ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-24 09:22

  5. Collection of New Mexican Mining Documents

    Correspondence, legal and financial documents, from 1881-1904, that include location notices, mining and quit-claim deeds, proofs of labor, contracts, powers of attorney, leases, receipts, bills, promissory notes, injunctions, subpoenas, and bills of ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-13 10:44

  6. Records of the Commonwealth Mine

    The bulk of the Commonwealth Mine records document its activities from 1910 until 1930. Many of its earlier and later records were lost or destroyed between the closing of the mine in the 1940s and the salvaging of the records in 1960. Many of the ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:44

  7. Papers of William E. Defty

    This collection is organized into two subgroups: personal and family papers from 1868 to 1927, most of which date from the late 1880s, and business records from the late 1880s to 1925. Most of the personal and family papers consist of clippings and ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 10:54

  8. Mines and Mining Companies in Arizona and the Southwest Collection

    The bulk of the collection consist of prospectuses, reports, and correspondence, relating to Arizona mines and mining activity from 1855- 1934. Also contains clippings, maps, some financial records, ledgers. Some of the printed materials contain ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:40

  9. Richmond Jones Papers

    This collection includes materials which document the travels and surveys of Richmond (1833-1861) while working for the Sopori Land and Mining Company in Santa Cruz Valley of Arizona. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:15

  10. World's Fair Mining Company Account Books

    The collection consists chiefly of two account books kept by the World's Fair Mine in Harshaw, Arizona and records the purchase of supplies for the mining camp; charges for room, board, and personal provisions for employees; deliver of mail, payroll, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:15

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