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C. A. Patterson contract

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1905 Aug 21] 1
Identifier: CA 1905 Aug 21

Scope and Contents

The contract specifies the price that Patterson paid for stock in the Eliza Quartz mine.


  • Creation: 1905 August 21


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Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

The Eliza Quartz mine was comprised of a group of mines including "Old Sol Quartz mine, Sol Second Quartz mine, The Captain Quartz mine, The Mary Quartz mine, and the Old Sol Mill Site, all situated in Humbug Mining District."

[Source: C. A. Patterson contract, CA 1905 Aug 21, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.]


0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

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The Eliza Quartz mine was comprised of a group of mines all situated in Humbug Mining District. The collection contains a contract dated August 21, 1905, between C. A. Patterson of Portland, Oregon and Quartz Gold Mining Company, headquartered in Oregon.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tanya Parlet, 2013.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

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Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)

Repository Details

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