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James E. Lyon Papers

Identifier: WH216

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Lyon's accounts (1 volume : 168 pages) include entries for James E. Lyon & Company (early Central City, Colo. smelter) and Consolidated Gregory Company (for which he was managing director).


  • 1865-1867


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

James E. Lyon was a Colo. pioneer mine owner and smelter operator in Gilpin County. He held a smelting company, James E. Lyon & Company, and was the managing director of Consolidated Gregory Company.


1 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, source unknown.

Condition Description



The collection is open for research.

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Repository Details

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

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