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  1. Records of the Detroit Copper Mining Company

    Copper mining company operations near Clifton and Morenci, Arizona, started in 1875 by William Church. Phelps Dodge purchased an interest in the company in 1881 and bought Church out in 1897. After a 1917 reorganization, the operation was known as Phelps ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:26

  2. Minutes of Quarterly Conference

    Mormon missionaries settled in Arizona Territory on the Little Colorado River in 1876. The Stake of Zion was organized by them Jan. 1878. This collection contains minutes of quarterly conference meeting held at Sunset, Brigham City, St. Joseph, and other ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-10 11:16

  3. Papers of Buffalo Bill

    Correspondence, photographs, financial records, and legal papers relating to operations at the Campo Bonito Mine. Chiefly correspondence between Cody and Ernest J. Ewing concerning mine operations. Also includes other business letters, financial records, ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-10 14:25

  4. Papers of John Lawler

    John Lawler was a Prescott, Arizona businessman and cattle rancher with extensive mining interests chiefly in the Eureka Mining District, Yavapai County, Arizona, the most important of which was the Hillside Mine. The collection includes correspondence, ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 13:43

  5. Records of the Twin Buttes Mining and Smelting Company

    Mining operation in the Twin Buttes area, Pima County, Arizona, subsequently leased or owned by Bush-Baxter, Glance Mining Company, Midland Copper Company, San Xavier Extension Copper Company. In addition to its mines the company operated a boarding house ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-16 13:47

  6. History of Mining in Arizona

    Typescript of Arizona mining history, chiefly covers the period from 1849 to 1930. Edited and prepared from Mr. Tenney's original manuscript by the Special Collections Division, University of Arizona Library, 1959-1960. ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-15 10:06

  7. 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

  8. Transcript of Proceedings of the President's Mediation Commission

    Transcript of proceedings of the Commission in connection with the investigation of industrial conditions at Clifton, Ariz. Contains index to witnesses. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1918 ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-17 10:17

  9. Report of Trip to Study Plants, Smelters, and Mills in Arizona

    Report of trip by Albert E. Wiggin and J.B. Johnson to Globe and Miami, Arizona, to study plants, smelters, and mills of the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, the International Smelting and Refining Company, the Miami Copper Company, and the Old ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-22 10:49

  10. 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

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