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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Edward Mathewson Papers

    The Edward Mathewson Papers contain the work of Canadian metallurgist Edward Mathewson, known for his work with Anaconda Copper Mining Company and later, his service as a professor at the University of Arizona. The collection includes five series ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-05-31 10:22

  6. 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

  7. Mrs. A. S. Addis Photograph Collection

    Thirteen photographs, ca. 1875-1890, primarily of scenes in Chihuahua, Mexico. Most are images of Serrano and Tarahumara Indians particularly women and domestic work. There is also one image of prospectors on Phoenix street, dated 1887 ...

    castanoe - 2019-07-10 16:47

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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