University of Arizona

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Mining

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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. J. David Lowell Papers

    The J. David Lowell Papers contain reports, research, presentations, and speeches during his career as a consulting geologist and explorationist for various international mining companies, predominately in North America, South America, and Southeast Asia. ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-04-07 16:22

  6. Arizona, Southwestern, and Borderlands Photograph Collection

    Photographs documenting Tucson history, exploratory expeditions to the West in 1884-1885 and 1885-1886, and Native American groups of the American Southwest and Mexico. ...

    castanoe - 2017-06-13 13:34

  7. 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-... - 2017-06-16 14:17

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