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  1. Papers of the Murphy Mining Company

    The Murphy Mining Company was a mining company operating the Crown King Mine and other claims in Yavapai County, AZ. The collection includes correspondence, minutes of stockholders meetings, financial and legal papers relating to the Crown King Mine and ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 12:40

  2. Records of the Spenazuma Gold Mining and Milling Company

    The Spenazuma Gold Mining and Milling Company was formed in 1898 by Richard C. Flower to fraudulently sell stock in a non-existent mine. The scheme was exposed in 1899 by newspaperman George H. Smalley. The collection includes promotional and descriptive ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:23

  3. Freight Bills of Magma Copper Company

    The Magma Copper Company was a mining company operating in Superior, AZ. The collection contains typescript and holograph carbon copies of freight bills pertaining to the equipment shipment to the mine during its first years of operation, most coming from ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:27

  4. Papers of Samuel Clark

    Samuel Clark (b. 1871) was the founder of Clarkston, AZ, which would later be known as Rowood. Clark laid out the townsite of Clarkston in 1916, and operated mining properties in Ajo and Clarkston beginning in 1907. The collection contains mining papers, ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-09 13:52

  5. Stevens Family Correspondence

    The Stevens family were residents of Rockton, IL. Calvin Stevens’ three sons, Albion, George, and Herman, served in the U.S. Army as volunteers during the Civil War. The collection includes correspondence between members of the Stevens family, mainly sons ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-10 14:45

  6. John Francis Papers

    John Francis (1848-1899) was a manager for the Camarones Copper Company. From 1890 through 1894, he managed the Astillero Mine in Huasco, Chile. Collection includes original mechanical drawings of smelting installations used in the Chilean copper industry ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-10 16:53

  7. Anglo-Mexican Company Records

    Anglo-Mexican Company operated the Valenciana Mine and other mines in the Guanajuato Mining District of Mexico, Guanajuato, Mexico. Financial accounts include salaries, wages and operating expenses of the Valenciana Mine and other mines in the Guanajuato ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-12 17:26

  8. Western Mines and Mining Notes

    The collection includes a 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 ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-13 17:54

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