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Container list, folder level.
Subseries 1: Mining companies, 1846-1980; arranged alphabetically by company name
Subseries 2: Mining equipment and processing companies, circa 1852-1964; arranged alphabetically by company name
Subseries 3: Mining locations, 1853-1906; arranged alphabetically by name of mine
Subseries 4: Mining brokers and investment companies, 1880-1956; arranged alphabetically by company name
Subseries 5: Mining organizations and institutions, 1871-1914; arranged alphabetically by name of organization
Subseries 6: General mining material, 1836-1959; arranged by subject
Subseries 7: Mining publications, 1877-1958; arranged by type of publication and alphabetically by title therein
Contains materials concerning mining businesses and related industries in North America, and particularly in the states and territories of the American Southwest, including California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with materials created both in the United States and in foreign countries. Mined resources covered by the documents in this series include gold, silver, copper, lead, nickel, uranium, cobalt, zinc, coal, and various forms of stone, sand, and gravel.
Consists of correspondence, reports, investment prospectuses, brochures, tool catalogs, stock certificates, materials relating to professional association membership and professional journals, articles of incorporation, legislative charters, articles, photographs, stereographs, postcards, business cards and a map.
Mining, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
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