Mines and Mineral Resources
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
John C. Ainsworth papers
Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records
The Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records contain the correspondence between Andrew Sherwood and the Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company. The letters concern an expedition to Alaska in search of gold. The collection also contains printed matter and maps concerning the expedition. Finally, it contains two journals by Andrew Sherwood spanning the time of the expedition.
Applegate Quartz Mining Company account book, time roll, and check book
The company also operated as the Applegate Mountain Ditch Co. Applegate Quartz Mining Co. collection includes an account book, time roll, and check book
I. Banta papers
I. Banta worked for an English company that explored for mineral deposits in Alaska from June 10 through June 25, 1902. The I. Banta Papers contain a ledger for the 1902 journey and a transcription of a book that served as both a diary and ledger for the journey. Also included is a letter from Harold Banta, the son of I. Banta, that explains the context of his father's journey to Alaska from reminiscences of his father's stories of the trip.
Jonathan Bourne papers
Frazier Augustus Boutelle papers
Albert Burch papers
Albert Burch (1867-1943) was a mining engineer during the early 1900s in California. The collection (1897-1942) contains papers related to mine work and photographs, including those of workers of the Mountain Copper company.
Josiah A. Burnett papers
Josiah Burnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon, worked in mining, survey work, and farming. The collection (1852-1874) contains correspondence regarding family, mining, and politics, and also contains articles of incorporation of Oregon businesses.
Columbia Mines Company records
The collection contains the record book and the stock certificates book for the Columbia Mines Company.
Cornucopia Mines records
The Cornucopia Mines company of Oregon was incorporated July 30, 1927 by Robert W. Betts, Blaine Hallock, and James H. Nichols as a successor company to the Baker Mines company. The collection contains corporate records, financial ledgers, and correspondence, 1918-1941.
Frederick DeNeffe papers
Frederick Mason DeNeffe (1882-1965) was educated at the University of Michigan and starting in 1907 he worked as an attorney in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains legal files regarding oil, coal, gas, silver, sugar, and mining companies.
George Allan Dyson papers
Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers
The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.
Joseph Gragg papers
A. J. Grover letter to Edwin Beebe
The collection contains one letter dated January 5, 1863, from A. J. Grover to Edwin Beebe, of Portland, Oregon, giving a good report of Boise mines.
Haines Family miscellaneous account book and receipts
Collection Includes debit and credit accounts, Scottsburg, Oregon, 1857, 1858; accounts of Union Ranch, Curry County; Salmon Gulch Mine; personal accounts; receipts for tuition, Umpqua Academy.
H. Epps Hardy letter
The collection contains a letter dated February 16, 1872 from H. Epps Hardy of Walla Walla, Washington Territory, to Dick [Hardy?]. The letter describes itinerant life, and Hardy explains that he spends most of his time inside mines.
Florence M. Hartshorn photographs
Florence M. Hartshorn (1869-1943) was a photographer who lived in the Yukon during the gold rush. The collection consists of an album and loose prints made by Mrs. Hartshorn and her husband, documenting the landscape of the region, entrepreneurs and residents.
William Howard diary
William Howard travelled from Clackamas County to the minefields of eastern Oregon to dig for gold with his brother Charles. The collection consists of a single diary detailing his journey and early mining experiences.
Crawford Isbell papers
Crawford Isbell (1837-1864) lived in Eugene, Oregon, worked in mines in California, and was murdered on on the road between Canyon City and Eugene. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence from Isbell to his siblings, and letters from other's regarding Isbell's murder.
Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus
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.
Herbert Parkyn letters to Robert M. Brereton
Herbert Parkyn was a financial agent for the Black Sand and Gold recovery company of Chicago, Illinois. The collection (1907) contains letters and printed material that Parkyn sent to Robert M. Brereton of Portland, Oregon regarding black sand (iron extraction) in the Pacific Coast and the Columbia River.
Peg Leg Mining and Milling Co. records
Peg Leg Mining and Milling Co was a general mining and milling firm that owned, leased, developed, and operated claims in Oregon and Idaho. The collection (1904) contains incorporator's and stockholder's meeting minutes, by-laws, articles of incorporation, and correspondence.
Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records
The collection contains a letterpress book from the Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company of Portland, Oregon.
Kate L. Robbins papers
Kate Robbins, nee Pratt, was born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and moved with her husband Abner to Ochoco, Oregon in 1868. The family was among the first settlers in the Ochoco area. The collection is composed of correspondence that describes living conditions in and near Ochoco and Prineville, with references to Indian uprisings, feuds between cattle and sheep ranchers, politics, and social life.
Milnor Roberts papers
Milnor Roberts (1877-1965) was a mining engineer, a professor, and Dean of the College of Mines at the University of Washington. The collection (1901-1945) contains project, research, and field work files on mines, harbors, and mining projects in many western states and in Africa, and material includes reports, correspondence, notes, maps, and printed material.
Rough and Ready Quartz Mining Company records
The Rough and Ready Quartz Mining Company Records includes one bound volume. The volume is the Treasurer's Book spanning, which spans three years, 1861-1864.
Santiam Gold and Silver Mining Company stock certificate
The Santiam Gold and Silver Mining Company was incorporated by Frank J. Wood, J. W. Whalley, and M. W. Fecheimer, on January 30 1877. The collection consists of a stock certificate for the company.
Silver King Mining Company records
Collection comprises three ledgers containing information on the finances and stocks of the Silver King Mining Company in Morrow County, Oregon.
West Coast Mines Company records
The West Coast Mines Company held properties in the Bohemia Mining District of Douglas and Lane Counties; particularly the Musick and Champion Groups. Records in the collection include abstracts of title, contracts and field notes.