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  1. Russell's La Paz County: a Historical Anthology in Four Volumes

    La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, Ariz. This collection contains a typescript compilation, 4 vols., of newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County, Ariz.; chiefly published in the Arizona Sentinel from 1850-1911. Vol. 4 ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:58

  2. Thomas A. Lister

    Handwritten and typescript documents pertaining mainly to Lister's mining enterprises in Grant County and Hidalgo County, New Mexico. Included are location notices, assay reports, hand-drawn maps, blueprints, notebooks, telegrams, and other documents ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 09:27

  3. Mining Certificate

    One certificate for 100 shares of stock in the Goodman Gold and Silver Mining Company. Supposedly issued to Mark Twain, on June 11, 1872 by secretary Eilley Orrum and president Sandy Bowers. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Business ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:18

  4. Letters Regarding the Russell Process

    Edward H. Russell was the inventor of the process for extracting silver from raw ore by lixiviation, using hyposulphite. This procedure was first successfully introduced in September 1884 at Silver Reef, Utah. Carbons of letters in bound letter copying ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:28

  5. Papers and Photographs of Cornelius Bennett

    Collection materials consist of family correspondence and photographs, tax receipts, stock certificates, legal documents relating to his partnerships with Bennett Bros. & Co.; J.T. Bennett & Co.; Bennett, Van Wagenen & Co.; Bennett and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:28

  6. Mining Reports on Claims in the Naica Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico

    Consists chiefly of prospectuses, reports, correspondence and documents relating to Arizona mines and mining activity, 1879-1934. Some of the items contain photographs of the mines and environs. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:43

  7. The Tri-Bullian Smelting and Development Company

    Collection includes ore settlement records for zinc ore shipped from Starlight and Kelly Mines; general ledger of Tri-Bullion S. & D. Company; four sketch maps of Nitt mine; carbon copies of letters from Tri- Bullion to customers, 1908-1917; and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:23

  8. Diary of Richard C. Harrison

    Photocopy of holograph diary. Brief daily entries relate Richard Harrison's travels in California, and prospecting in the gold fields, 1850- 1853. Includes his personal financial records, and a copy of his last will and testament. Included materials: ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:23

  9. Ledger of the Compañia Unida Chihuahuense

    Ledger book with handwritten entries that detail the financial transactions of the Divina Providencia Mine, San José, from 1832 to 1836. It also includes financial accounts of the mine owners, Juan Albarez, Estevban Curcier, Juan B. Peeters, and José ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 16:51

  10. 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

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