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Silver King Mining Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 336

Scope and Contents note

Collection comprises a group of three manuscript ledger books, dated 1910-1916, kept by W.S. Risley and J.J. Langmack, showing the records of this mining company in Morrow County, Oregon.

The ledgers include: A) 180 page manuscript ledger, payments and expenses showing wages, shares bought, provisions, labor, mining supplies. B) 107 page manuscript ledger: personnel accounts, labor, freight. C) 20 page manuscript ledger: stock journal listing hundreds of shareholders in 1914.

This information was provided by the dealer upon purchase of the materials.


  • 1910-1916


Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

Silver King Mining Company was a publicly owned mining company that operated in Morrow County, Oregon in the early 20th century.


0.25 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



Collection comprises three ledgers containing information on the finances and stocks of the Silver King Mining Company in Morrow County, Oregon.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

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

Guide to the Silver King Mining Company Records
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Finding aid prepared by Cassandra A. Schmitt
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA