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  1. Thomas A. Lister

    Handwritten and typescript documents pertaining mainly to Lister's mining enterprises in Grant County and Hidalgo County, New Mexico. Included are location notices, assay reports, hand-drawn maps, blueprints, notebooks, telegrams, and other documents ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 09:27

  2. 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 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:18

  3. 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 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:28

  4. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    Collection materials consist of family correspondence and photographs, tax receipts, stock certificates, legal documents relating to his partnerships with Bennett Bros. & Co.; J.T. Bennett & Co.; Bennett, Van Wagenen & Co.; Bennett and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:28

  5. The Tri-Bullian Smelting and Development Company

    Collection includes ore settlement records for zinc ore shipped from Starlight and Kelly Mines; general ledger of Tri-Bullion S. & D. Company; four sketch maps of Nitt mine; carbon copies of letters from Tri- Bullion to customers, 1908-1917; and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:23

  6. Diary of Richard C. Harrison

    Photocopy of holograph diary. Brief daily entries relate Richard Harrison's travels in California, and prospecting in the gold fields, 1850- 1853. Includes his personal financial records, and a copy of his last will and testament. Included materials: ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:23

  7. Account Book of the Old Abe Co.

    The Old Abe mine, in White Oaks, New Mexico, produced a million dollars worth of gold from one of the deepest dry mines in the world. Its true vein was discovered in 1890 by William Watson, who shared ownership with seven other people, named in the back ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 12:08

  8. Douglas Family

    The Douglas Family collection consists of the original typescript of the address given by Lewis W. Douglas on Oct. 19th, 1961 before the Arizona Committee of the Newcomen Society in North America, several preliminary drafts of the speech with holograph ...

    castanoe - 2020-04-21 18:56

  9. Papers of William E. Thomas

    William E. Thomas, born 1852, was a businessman and a city and county official of Phoenix, AZ. He served as postmaster of Phoenix from 1894 to 1898 and of Liberty, AZ in 1901 and again in 1905. The collection includes correspondence, reports, bills, legal ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-22 14:57

  10. Reports of Tonnage

    William Burnham Alexander (1877-1957) received his Bachelor’s of Science in civil engineering at the University of Arizona in 1904. The collection contains typescript reports of mining tonnage giving name of company, where located, mine name, distance to ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-05 15:21

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