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  1. History of Mining in Arizona

    James Brand (J.B) Tenney, 1884-1959, was an assistant geologist for the Arizona Bureau of Mines. This collection is a Typescript of Arizona mining history, chiefly covers the period from 1849 to 1930. Edited and prepared from Mr. Tenney's original ma ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 10:44

  2. Papers of George J. Roskruge

    George J. Roskruge, 1845-1928 was a Civil engineer; Arizona Surveyor General, 1896-1897, also served as Pima County Surveyor and City Engineer of Tucson, Arizona. Collection includes correspondence, sketch maps, and survey maps relating to survey work in ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 13:13

  3. Payroll Records of the Santa Rosa Mining Company

    Holograph payroll record for the month of August, 1883. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1883 Number: AZ 546 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:00

  4. Letter, 1906 Aug. 8, Globe Hardware Company, Globe (Ariz.), to Aaron C. Marsh, Cincinnati (Ohio)

    Holograph (original) letter describing life in a copper camp. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1906 Number: AZ 549 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:13

  5. Claim of Andrew L. Moeller upon the Dividend Mine, Big Bug Mining District, Yavapai County, Territory of Arizona

    Mineral certificate describes and locates Dividend Mine. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Law & Legal Issues Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1877 Number: AZ 551 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:26

  6. Russell's La Paz County: a Historical Anthology in Four Volumes

    La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, Ariz. This collection contains a typescript compilation, 4 vols., of newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County, Ariz.; chiefly published in the Arizona Sentinel from 1850-1911. Vol. 4 cont ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:41

  7. John Francis Papers

    John Francis, 1848-1899, was a manager of the Astillero Mine, Huasco, Chile, for the Camarones Copper Company during the 1890-1894 period. Collection includes original mechanical drawings of smelting installations used in the Chilean copper industry durin ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 16:19

  8. Thomas A. Lister

    Thomas A. Lister was an Entrepreneur associated with Metal Mining Properties, Lordsburg, New Mexico. Collection includes handwritten and typescript documents pertaining mainly to Lister's mining enterprises in Grant County and Hidalgo County, New Mex ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 09:59

  9. Mining Certificate

    One certificate for 100 shares of stock in the Goodman Gold and Silver Mining Company. Supposedly issued to Mark Twain, on June 11, 1872 by secretary Eilley Orrum and president Sandy Bowers. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Business Col ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 12:33

  10. Letters Regarding the Russell Process

    Edward H.  Russell was the inventor of the process for extracting silver from raw ore by lixiviation, using hyposulphite. This procedure was first successfully introduced in September 1884 at Silver Reef, Utah. Carbons of letters in bound letter copying b ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 12:49

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