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  1. Bisbee Deportation Legal Papers and Exhibits

    The city of Bisbee, AZ was considered a boom town with its economy heavily controlled by the local mining companies in 1917. Union activity grew and the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) actively recruited miners in the area and in June of 1917 ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:25

  2. Elgin Bryce Holt Report

    Elgin Bryce Holt (1873–1945) was an American mine engineer and owner, geologist, anthropologist, and entrepreneur. Holt reorganized and managed the Cerro de Plata Mining Company in Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico, where he found success in mining silver and was ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 11:43

  3. Concrete Designs Inc. Records

    Collection contains correspondence, office memos, financial documents, legal documents, designs, catalogs, brochures, reports, photographs, and three dimensional objects relating to Keith Martin and his business Concrete Designs Inc. Also included are ...

    trentp - 2016-03-10 09:57

  4. Records of the Commonwealth Mine

    The bulk of the Commonwealth Mine records document its activities from 1910 until 1930. Many of its earlier and later records were lost or destroyed between the closing of the mine in the 1940s and the salvaging of the records in 1960. Many of the ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-03 10:36

  5. Mining Certificate

    Goodman Gold and Silver Mining Company was located in the Devil's Gate Mining District near Virginia City, NV. The collection comprises one certificate for 100 shares of stock in the Goodman Gold and Silver Mining Company. The certificate was ...

    castanoe - 2021-12-16 16:33

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. History of the Ajo District

    Edward Payson Mathewson was a metallurgist and mining engineer and a professor of administration of mineral industries at the University of Arizona from 1926 to 1942, and wrote History of the Ajo District. The collection contains a typescript of the paper ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-07 15:30

  10. 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

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