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Bank of Irwin records

Identifier: C MSS -M391

Scope and Contents

Collection contains two letters between the Bank of Irwin and the First National Bank of Denver: 1. regarding deed to Victor A. Wilder for "Old Mexico Lode" claim in Ruby mining district, Gunnison County, Colo.; 2. escrow transaction involving Richard Irwin and H.C. Thompson.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Mining town located 10 miles from Crested Butte in Gunnison County, Colo. Established in 1879 as Ruby Camp, name later changed to Irwin after RIchard Irwin, who had prospected in the area. Mining continued until 1885 when high production costs caused town's demise.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;First National Bank,Denver, Colo.ln.d.


Photocopies of originals held at First National Bank of Denver.

Finding Aid for the Bank of Irwin records,1880 Oct. 4, 20[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States