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  1. World's Fair Mining Company Account Books

    The Worlds Fair Mine, located in Harshaw, Arizona was purchased by William Moran in 1883 then sold to Frank Powers of Custer County,Idaho in 1884 who maintained ownership until circa 1915. The Worlds Fair Mine produced silver-lead ore and was owned at tim ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:15

  2. Roscoe H. Channing Collection

      Roscoe H. Channing was born in New York City in 1868 and was the son of a prominent lawyer, also named Roscoe H. Channing and his wife, Susan. While he attended Princeton College, he was selected for the very first College All-American football team in ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:10

  3. Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid Collection

      Rosenda Gomez De Gomez Lamadrid was the daughter of Jesus S. Palomares Campoy and Plutarco Gomez Lamadrid. She married Homobono Gomez Lamadrid and had three children: Julia Gomez Lamadrid, Luz Gomez Bley, and Pascual Gomez Lamadrid. The Gomez Lamadrdid ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:09

  4. Collection of New Mexican Mining Documents

    Edward Leland Bartlett, born in Maine in 1847, studied law at the University of Michigan and in Kansas where he was admitted to the Bar in 1871. He practiced law in Kansas City until 1880. He then moved to Santa Fe where he was active with the regular tro ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:19

  5. Chihuahua Mexico Photograph Album

    One album with over 600 small black-and-white photographs. Many were taken in Mexico, chiefly in Chihuahua, in 1906. Subjects include mines, railroads, Tarahumara Indians and other local inhabitants, landscapes, street scenes, and mission churches. Includ ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:20

  6. Records of the Commonwealth Mine

      The Commonwealth Mine of Cochise County was discovered by John Pearce in 1895. Later that year he formed a partnership with John Brockman, R.A.F. Penrose, and D.M. Barringer and organized Commonwealth Mining and Milling Company. By 1905, the high-grade ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:26

  7. Papers of William E. Defty

      Defty emigrated to the United States from England, and assisted his father, Henry Defty, and his uncle, Jacob Defty, in the procurement and sale of real estate to English investors. All of the Deftys were involved in mining activities in the San Bernadi ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:27

  8. Robert Snedigar Oral History Collection

    This collection consists one audio recording. Recordings are of interviews with Curt Hoyt and Duane Kline regarding local mining. Testimony of Curt Hoyt includes his early life in Kansas, Wyoming and Oklahoma; reminiscences of Tucson and John and Mrs. Gre ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:38

  9. Papers of Samuel Clark

    Samuel Clark, born in 1871, was the founder of Clarkston, Ariz. Operated mining properties in Ajo and Clarkston (later called Rowood) beginning in 1907. Laid out townsite of Clarkston in 1916. The collection includes mining papers, account books, records ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:59

  10. Papers of William E. Thomas

    William E. Thomas, born in 1852, was a Businessman, as well as city and county official of Phoenix, Arizona. He served as Postmaster of Phoenix from 1894-1898, and of Liberty, Arizona in 1901 and 1905. The collection inlcudes correspondence, reports, bill ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-25 14:56

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