University of Arizona

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Records of the Arizona Copper Company

Page from Arizona Copper Company's Ledger

The Arizona Copper Company was a mining company of Edinburgh, Scotland, operating in the Clifton-Morenci area of Arizona from 1882 to 1921. The company was sold to Phelps Dodge Corporation in 1921. 

Collection includes business records of he company pertaining to administration of its copper mines. Records consist of financial journals, ledgers, cost statements, payroll records, accident reports and industrial compensation, as well as production and sales records and inventories. There are also records pertaining to the Arizona and New Mexico Railway Company, Clifton Hospital, and Metcalf Hospital, which were also owned by the Arizona Copper Company.