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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 minut ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:53

  9. 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 - 2013-04-18 14:55

  10. Elgin Bryce Holt Records

    Three-page typescript report from Holt to his partner, a Mr. Brock, about the Santa Eulalia group of mines near Sombrerete District, state of Zacatecas, Mexico, dated August 11, 1927. Included are four blueprints: an assay map, a geological plan, a surfac ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 15:05

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