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Mines and mineral resources -- Colorado -- Clear Creek County.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:


Identifier: WH1078
Scope and Contents The A.R. Specht collection contains the business papers of A.R. Specht, an investment broker from New York engaged in mining in Clear Creek and Gilpin counties in Colorado from the 1900s through the 1940s. The business papers are not comprehensive, but provide a glimpse into Specht’s business dealings and comprise most of the collection. These papers contain stockholder correspondence and business operations papers such as correspondence with the on-site mine manager. Also included is...
Dates: 1900-1942

Benjamin T. Wells Papers

Identifier: M832
Scope and Contents

Collection contains Indentures, agent commissions, Masonic appointments, prospectus of the Seven-Twenty Mining and Milling Company, mining deeds and other records.

Dates: 1867-1891

Cecil C. Morgan Diary

Identifier: M543
Scope and Contents

Collection contains a diary which records work at Terrible Mine and other company tunnels: Brown, Chelsea Beach, Silver Ore, Union.

Dates: December 31, 1877 - May 28, 1878


Identifier: WH1850
Scope and Contents Collection consists of papers ranging from 1862 to 1940. Ledgers, certificates, reports, and correspondence comprise the papers. Many of the major mining districts of Clear Creek County, Colorado are represented including Brown Mountain, Argentine, Idaho, Griffith, Virginia, and Trail Creek. Mining companies such as the Freeland Group of mines, East Argentine Tunnel, Victor Lode, Democrat, and Red Arrow constitute the collection.Ledgers in the collection include detailed...
Dates: 1862-1940


Identifier: WH604
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1925-1929 and comprises legal agreements and financial records. Legal agreements include three partnership agreements and a power of attorney. Three hand-written statements summarize partners' financial contributions towards the company's operations. Bank records include cancelled checks, deposit receipts and a bank statement. A ledger provides documentation of operating expenses and expense allocations among the partners. The documents provide limited information on the...
Dates: 1925-1929


Identifier: WH1836
Scope and Contents The collection spans 1853-1865. It comprises correspondence, financial records and agreements. Correspondence received by Holman includes responses to business inquiries and personal letters. Correspondence sent by Holman consists of a single, personal letter. Correspondence about Holman includes a letter written by his wife, Eliza and a letter between two of Holman's associates that describes Holman's role in a business transaction.Statements reflect Holman's credit balance with...
Dates: 1853-1865


Identifier: WH139
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection spans 1870 to 1917 and comprises eight items: a diary, a ledger and six letter books. Foster's 1870 diary contains Foster's observations during his first visit to the mining areas around Georgetown, Idaho Springs and Central City, Colorado. Five of the six letter books contain Foster's business correspondence from 1886 to 1917. Gaps exist from 1889 to 1891 and from 1902 to 1910. The lettter books contain both hand-written and typed material. Much of the correspondence is faded...
Dates: 1870-1917


Identifier: WH616
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Correspondence, legal briefs, stock certificates and financial papers comprise this collection. With the exception of correspondence from Brown to his investor friend, R.L. Middleton in New York City in 1874 and Brown's letterbooks, most of the correspondence is directed to Brown. As the manager of the investment properties, he received detailed information about the operations. His papers provide insight in mining in Clear Creek County, Colorado, from 1870 to the 1890s. ...
Dates: 1850-1893

Letter, 1901 June 15, Dumont, Colo. to B.H. Stanhope

Identifier: C MSS -M513
Scope and Contents

Letter from W.A. Pollvet (manager of Capital Mining Company) discusses development of Capital Mine and possible consolidation with East Red Elephant.

Dates: Check date

Louis C. Damarin Letters to R. A. Pomeroy

Identifier: M179
Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters from Louis C. Damarin, Portsmouth, Ohio to R. A. Pomeroy, Georgetown, Colo.; letters concern Damarin's investments in mining properties in Empire district, Clear Creek County, Colo.

Dates: 1880-1882

Republican Mountain Silver Mines, Limited Letters

Identifier: M1121
Scope and Contents

Collection contains three letters to B. C. Catren (b.England, Dec. 1861), Mine Superintendent, regarding investments, taxes and disposition of property.

Dates: 1896-1899

Sayr and Parmelee Papers

Identifier: WH1380
Scope and Contents

Collection contains an abstract ledger for mines in Clear Creek County, Colo.; describes location of lodes and amount of ore taken from each lode.

Dates: circa 1862-1864

Stevens Mining Company Letter Books

Identifier: WH255
Scope and Contents

Two letter books of Richard A. Pomeroy, Georgetown, Colo. agent for the company. Also one letter book of agents Cyrus and William Mendenhall.

Dates: Check date


Identifier: WH961
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The key to using the W. H. Wiley Records is the plat index located in box seven. The index includes survey numbers, names of claims and locations of plats. The first column of plats has a letter and a number. The letter refers to the plat book and the number is the page number in the plat book. The second column of plats is numbered 1 – 1600 (with some missing numbers). Harrington added these numbers for plats he drew. The publication column referred to books of published legal notices about...
Dates: 1873-1961

Whale Mining and Milling Company Correspondence

Identifier: M530
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence and notice of stockholders' meeting.

Dates: 1894

William Jairus Hall Letters to George A. Custer

Identifier: M318
Scope and Contents

Letters from Hall to Custer concerning development and sale of the Stevens Mine, Georgetown, Colo.

Dates: 1870-1875