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

    Consists chiefly of prospectuses, reports, correspondence and documents relating to Arizona mines and mining activity, 1879-1934. Some of the items contain photographs of the mines and environs. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:43

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Ledger of the Compañia 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 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:51

  5. Elgin Bryce Holt Report

    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 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 17:13

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Comisionado de Mineria Records

    The collection holds holograph documents pertaining to the titles of five mining claims for the Santa Ana Mine, San Pedro Vigilia Mine, La Frontaina Mine, Foubacachi Mine, and Bronzisa Mine. The mining claims are located in the judicial district of ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 18:08

  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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