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Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: CA 1873 Mar 25

Scope and Contents

The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco.

The company, to be headed by M. G. Kennedy, established a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River on the coast of Oregon. Other shareholders listed are: Harvey S. Brown, N. J. Smith, Jesse Holliday, and T. P. Beach.

According to a chemist report included in the prospectus, the coal from this region was of a superior quality.

There is also a hand drawn map of the mining claim included with the prospectus.

Dates

  • 1873 March 25

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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.

Extent

0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco set out to establish a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River, on the coast of Oregon. The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the mining claim that includes a chemist report and a map of the claim.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Austin Munsell, 2012.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Title
Guide to the Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company Prospectus
Status
Complete Description
Author
Austin Munsell, Tanya Parlet, and Kira B. Homo.
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

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

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA