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  1. 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 - 2021-12-17 15:31

  2. Papers of William E. Defty

    This collection is organized into two subgroups: personal and family papers from 1868 to 1927, most of which date from the late 1880s, and business records from the late 1880s to 1925. Most of the personal and family papers consist of clippings and ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-11 13:30

  3. 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 - 2022-02-15 18:02

  4. Account Book of the Old Abe Co.

    The Old Abe mine, in White Oaks, NM, 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 who are named in the back of ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-18 16:21

  5. Diary of M. M. O'Gorman

    M. M. O’Gorman was the manager of the Middlemarch Mine in Cochise County, AZ. His diary concerns daily mining operations, including problems with employees, contacts with officials, details of ore removed and shipped. Included materials: Manuscript ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-18 15:56

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

    La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, AZ. This collection contains a four-volume typescript compilation gathered by amateur historian Robert Parke Russell. It comprises newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County; chiefly ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 16:24

  7. Claim of Andrew L. Moeller upon the Dividend Mine, Big Bug Mining District, Yavapai County, Territory of Arizona

    The collection contains a 1877 mineral certificate that describes and locates Dividend Mine in Yavapai County, AZ. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Law & Legal Issues Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1877 Number: AZ 551 ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 16:41

  8. Letter, 1906 Aug. 8, Globe Hardware Company, Globe (Ariz.), to Aaron C. Marsh, Cincinnati (Ohio)

    The collection contains an original holograph letter sent from Tom C. Stewart to Aaron C. Marsh in Cincinnati, OH describing life in a copper camp in Globe, AZ.   Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 16:56

  9. Payroll Records of the Santa Rosa Mining Company

    The collection contains a holograph payroll record for the Santa Rosa Mining Company, for the month of August 1883. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Mining Collection Area: Arizona & Southwest 1883 Number: AZ 546 ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 16:59

  10. Records of the New England and Clifton Copper Company of Arizona

    The New England and Clifton Copper Company of Arizona was formed in 1903. Edmund Bristol served as Vice President and Managing Director of the Company.  The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, financial and production records, ore ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-29 17:27

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