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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Mammoth Miners Memorial Oral History Collection

    Contains audio cassettes of recorded interviews with former miners of the San Manuel mine near Mammoth, Arizona. Also included are the transcripts of these tapes. Renee Ross, project manager of the Mammoth Miners Memorial Oral History Project interviews ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-22 14:42

  7. Riggs Family Papers

    This collection contains materials documenting the Riggs pioneer family history from the time Brannick Riggs married Mary Elizabeth Robbins in Texas in 1856, their first wagon train move to Colorado in 1871, and several years later relocating again to ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-02-09 16:44

  8. Roscoe H. Channing Collection

    The collection focuses on mining, both in Arizona and internationally. Most of the international material is from Hudson Bay Mining Company and their various mining operations in Canada. The collection also features personal papers that include ...

    castanoe - 2017-02-16 11:47

  9. Sallie Pierce Harris papers

    Reminiscences, research correspondence and printed materials, from 1917 to 1989, and photographs and a photograph album, circa 1912 to 1917, relating to the history of Mansfield Mining Camp near Patagonia, Ariz. and the Pierce, Rood and Etchells families. ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-11-20 10:36

  10. Save the Scenic Santa Ritas records

    Records of the non-profit working to stop mining in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains including meeting agendas, minutes, press releases, news stories, informational bulletins and event announcements. Save the Scenic Santa Ritas (SSSR) is a non ...

    mnboyer - 2020-02-24 15:50

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