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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Stevens Family Correspondence

    The family members were residents of Rockton, Ill. Albion, George, and Herman, sons of Calvin Stevens, served in the U.S. Army as volunteers during the Civil War. Collection includes correspondence between members of the Calvin Stevens family, chiefly son ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 16:18

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Western Mines and Mining Notes

    Portfolio of typescript pages, with brief descriptions of 91 mines. Locations are mostly in California and Arizona, but other western areas are also included. Historical and technical information is given, appraising each mine from an economic point of vi ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:02

  9. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    The Bennetts and the Morrills were related pioneer families in Silver City, New Mexico. Cornelius Bennett was a town founder, and served as a school trustee and probate judge. John B. Morrill was a councilman, and operated the general store J.B. Morrill a ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:11

  10. Mining Reports on Claims in the Naica Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico

    The Naica Extension Mine, formerly called the Felicidad, actually consists of 45 mining claims situated on the Naica Mountain in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. The Elva Mine includes 42 mining claims, and is also on the Naica Mountain. The Valenciana Min ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:59

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