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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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 minut ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:53

  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 - 2013-04-18 14:55

  5. 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

  6. Kennecott Copper Corporation, Braden Unit Records

    In 1915, Kennecott Copper Corporation secured a controlling interest in the Braden Copper Company, located near Rancagua, Chile. Includes an account of the history, geology, mining methods and mine safety, with accompanying maps, photographs, and charts, ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 15:07

  7. Ledger of the Compania Unida Chihuahuense

    Ledger book with handwritten entries that detail the financial transactions of the Divina Providencia Mine, San José, from 1832 to 1836. It also includes financial accounts of the mine owners, Juan Albarez, Estevban Curcier, Juan B. Peeters, and José Thom ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 16:13

  8. 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 o ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 11:22

  9. Papers of Roger Stern

      Roger Stern graduated from San Diego State University in 1938 with a B.S. in Physics. He served in the U.S. Navy in the field of Aviation Electronics from December 1944 to March 1946. Roger Stern married Caroline Vota Stern; they had 3 children. His ext ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:22

  10. Mines and Mining Companies in Arizona and the Southwest Collection

    The bulk of the collection consist of prospectuses, reports, and correspondence, relating to Arizona mines and mining activity from 1855 - 1934. Also contains clippings, maps, some financial records, ledgers. Some of the printed materials contain photogra ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:29

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