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Inventory of the Mining Bureau Records, 1882-1905
90-112; 95-11-13  
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AC 95-11-13 (1-2)

1. Correspondence, 1882-1886.

Physical Description: 2 volumes

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically
Letterpress books by the State Mineralogist and the Secretary of the State Mining Bureau. The first volume includes copies of outgoing correspondence of the State Mineralogist covering 1882-1883. Topics include all affairs of the bureau. An index of correspondents is found in the front of the volume. The second volume includes correspondence by the Secretary and Acting Secretary of the State Mining Bureau for the years 1885 to 1886.
AC 90-112 (1-9)

2. Receipt Books, 1889-1903

Physical Description: 9 volumes

Scope and Content Note

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Arranged chronologically
Receipts kept by the State Mining Bureau. Receipts paid by and to the State Mining Bureau and pasted into volumes. Receipts are for expenses such as salaries, rent, mineral specimens, department supplies, rent, and telegraph fees. Salaries listed for staff including those for Henry DeGroot, Oscar B. Ireland, and John Hays Hammond.
AC 90-112 (10-15)

3. Cash Books, 1885-1904

Physical Description: 6 volumes

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Arranged chronologically within two subgroups
Accounting ledgers for bills allowed and moneys received by the Board of Trustees of the State Mineral Cabinet. Bill approved or disallowed at regular and special meetings of the Board.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Archives online finding aids.
Scientists--California--History.

AC 90-112 (16-18)

4. Publication Accounting Books, 1901-1905

Physical Description: 3 volumes

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Arranged chronologically.
Receipts from the sale of State Mining Bureau publications as well as for expenses paid for printing publications and other supplies. Also lists of sales of publications including person or organization purchasing, number of and type of publications purchased, and amount paid.