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Series 1.  Empire Mine, 1866-1984.

Physical Description: 5.25 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains the organizational records of the Empire Mine created from 1866 until the 1950s, both prior to and after the establishment of Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd. The bulk of the records are from 1900-1935.
Subseries 4.5, personal papers of Robert H. Svendsen, includes diamond drilling reports from Empire Mine during the 1970s; and Series 5, photographic material, contains photographs of Empire Mine, including equipment, staff, and the blacksmith shop.
This series is arranged into six subseries:
  • Subseries 1.1. Accounting Records, 1871-1951. 1 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 1.2. Administrative Records, 1895-1944. 1 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 1.3. Employee Records, 1908-1923 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 1.4. Legal Records, 1901-1920 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 1.5. Mining Records, 1866-1959 and undated. 2 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 1.6. Topical Files, 1898-1984 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
 

Subseries 1.1.  Accounting Records, 1871-1951.

Physical Description: 1 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains financial records including banking materials, income and expense information, invoices and receipts, and time books.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1 : 1-4

Account books

Box 1 : 1

1897

Box 1 : 2

1942

Box 1 : 3

Powder, fuse, cap, illuminations, and steel issued and accident claims, 1899-1912

Box 1 : 4

Tube mill plates and batteries, 1923-1929

Box 1 : 5

Amalgam and bullion record, 1895

Box 1 : 6

Banking forms (blank), undated

Box 1 : 7

Check ledger, Nevada County Bank, 1920-1922

Box 1 : 8

Checks, 1921-1922

Box 1 : 9

Contractors and leasors ledger, 1919

Box 1 : 10

Cost estimate of equipment ordered, undated

Box 1 : 11

Expense distributions, 1951

Box 1 : 12

Expense tables, 1928

Box 1 : 13

Income and expenses, 1913

Box 1 : 14

Insurance compensation, 1951

Box 1 : 15

Liberty bond receipt book, 1919

Box 1 : 16

Monthly materials used report, 1916-1917

Box 1 : 17-37

Invoices and receipts

Box 1 : 17

Alpha Hardware and Supply Company, 1917-1918 and 1921

Box 1 : 18

Alpha Stores, 1933

Box 1 : 19

Barnes Lumber Company, 1917

Box 1 : 20

Clinch Mercantile Company, 1916-1920

Box 1 : 21

Crane Company, 1917

Box 1 : 22

George Bros. Foundry and Machine Works, 1917-1920

Box 1 : 23

George Bros. Garage, 1918-1920

Box 1 : 24

Goodyear Rubber Company, 1917 and 1930

Box 1 : 25

Grass Valley Garage, 1917-1920

Box 1 : 26

Grass Valley Lumber Company, 1917-1918

Box 1 : 27

Hanks, Abbot A., 1918

Box 1 : 28

Hughson, William L., Company,

Box 1 : 29

Ingersoll-Rand Company, 1917-1919

Box 1 : 30

Laidlaw and Company, 1897-1898

Box 1 : 31

Miner's Foundry, 1919

Box 1 : 32

Miscellaneous, A-T, 1917-1924

Box 1 : 33

Nevada County Bank, 1917-1918

Box 1 : 34

Standard Oil Company, 1917

Box 1 : 35

Taylor's Foundry and Engineering Company, 1917-1920

Box 1 : 36

Upham, Isaac, Company, 1917-1919

Box 1 : 37

Western Electric Company, 1917

Box 1 : 38

Original Mill and Mining Company Annual Statement, 1899

Box 1 : 39

Payroll ledger (Bourn v. Watt), 1875-1879

Box 1 : 40

Shipments, slide mines, 1916-1921

Box 1 : 41

Supply lists, 1918

Box 1 : 42-48

Time books, 1871-1872, 1911-1919, 1920-1928, 1944-1948, and 1950-1951

Box 1 : 49

Travel expense diary, 1924

Box 1 : 50

Water fees billed to users, 1916

Box 1 : 51

Weigh clerk's book of deposits of gold bullion, 1914-1915

 

Subseries 1.2.  Administrative Records, 1895-1944.

Physical Description: 1 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accident reports, correspondence, blank administrative forms, and supply information.
Correspondence to Phil Keast and Empire Mine regarding the introduction of new products and answers to equipment queries may also be found in Subseries 7.2, vendor correspondence.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1 : 52

Accident reports, 1913

Box 2 : 1

Core drilling contract, Sullivan Machinery Company, 1923

Box 2 : 2-11

Correspondence

Box 2 : 2

Foote, A. D., 1909-1910

Box 2 : 3

Hague, William, 1912-1916

Box 2 : 4

Hendricks, Robert J., 1916, 1942, and 1944

Box 2 : 5

Hilliard, William A., 1918-1921 and undated

Box 2 : 6

Nobs, Fred W., 1921-1924 and undated

Box 2 : 7

Searls, Fred, 1925-1933

Box 2 : 8

Starr, George W., 1904-1924 and undated

Box 2 : 9

Tuscarora Associates, 1928

Box 2 : 10

Vestal, Frank, 1917

Box 2 : 11

Unidentified, 1899 and undated

Box 2 : 12

Cost estimate for new balance hoist, 1910

Box 2 : 13

Cost of labor and lumber, 1898-1901

Box 2 : 14

Employee list, undated

Box 2 : 15

Forms (blank), undated

Box 2 : 16

Front door handles diagram, undated

Box 2 : 17

Hay tolerance regulations, 1917-1918

Box 2 : 18

Grass Valley telephone directory, undated

Box 2 : 19

Index to precinct register, Nevada County, 1925

Box 2 : 20

Insurance records, State Life Insurance Company, 1904

Box 2 : 21

Letterhead (blank), undated

Box 2 : 22

Map filing instructions, undated

Box 2 : 23

Mine safety rules, 1916

Box 2 : 24

Original Mill and Mining Company record book (Empire 2), 1895-1897

Box 2 : 25

Patent records, George W. Starr and Richard McKinley concentrators, 1888

Box 2 : 26

Shipping statement, Minneapolis Steel and Machinery Company, 1915

Box 2 : 27-32

Stenographers notebooks, Vivian Hosking, 1921-1929

Box 2 : 33

Summary of junk valuation of Empire Mines building and equipment, undated

Box 2 : 34

Supply report - Lime, 1921

 

Subseries 1.3.  Employee Records, 1908-1923 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains employee recommendations, work logs, shift notes, Liberty Bond account information, and Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) War Work Fund material.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 2 : 35

Application for employment, 1923

Box 2 : 36

Bonus notes, 1916-1918

Box 2 : 37

Bonuses, 1916 and undated

Box 2 : 38

Daily work log, Mr. Chas. Lucas, 1911-1912

Box 2 : 39

Discipline book, 1886-1904

Box 2 : 40

Drill sheets, 1917-1918

Box 3 : 1

Drill shift notes, 1916-1918

Box 3 : 2

Job assignments, undated

Box 3 : 3-6

Liberty bond accounts

Box 3 : 3-4

1917-1919

Box 3 : 5

Surrendered, 1917-1919

Box 3 : 6

Unpaid, 1917-1919

Box 3 : 7

Military service, 1918-1919

Box 3 : 8

Missing information notes, undated

Box 3 : 9

Petition for wage increase, undated

Box 3 : 10

Recommendations, 1908-1917

Box 3 : 11

Shop cards, Howard Lucas, 1918

Box 3 : 12

Unidentified log, undated

Box 3 : 13

Wage rate record, undated

Box 3 : 14

Workman's Compensation and Safety Law pamphlet, 1919

Box 3 : 15-22

Y.M.C.A. War Work Fund

Box 3 : 15

Correspondence, 1917-1918

Box 3 : 16-21

Donation receipts, 1917-1918

Box 3 : 22

Reports, undated

 

Subseries 1.4.  Legal Records, 1901-1920 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains court case documents, deeds, and property descriptions. Of note in this subseries are the case records from the 1908-1914 trespass suit of North Star Mine vs. Empire Mine.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 3 : 23

Deeds, 1869 and 1901

Box 3 : 24

Carr, C.G., vs. Empire Mines and Investment Company, 1920

Box 3 : 25-26

North Star Mine vs. Empire Mine, 1915-1916

Box 3 : 27

Pennsylvania Consolidated Mining Company vs. Grass Valley Exploration Company, 1902

Box 3 : 28

Property descriptions, undated

Box 3 : 29

Yuba County vs. Kate Hayes Mining Company et. at., 1903

 

Subseries 1.5.  Mining Records, 1866-1959 and undated.

Physical Description: 2 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains primarily equipment records as well as logs and reports of mining activities at Empire.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 3 : 30

"Brunton Survey of New Work 1400 Goldfield Split," 1931

Box 3 : 31

Daily report, undated

Box 3 : 32

Diabase report, 1940

Box 3 : 33-34

Diamond drill records, 1929-1956

Box 4 : 1

Drain tunnel drawing, undated

Box 4 : 2

Drawing of Empire Mine, undated

Box 4 : 3-41

Equipment

Box 4 : 3

Auto Starter, undated

Box 4 : 4

Bench grinder, undated

Box 4 : 5

Cables, 1939

Box 4 : 6

Circuit breakers, 1916

Box 4 : 7

Compressors, 1887, 1902, 1927, and undated

Box 4 : 8

Crusher, 1903 and undated

Box 4 : 9

Double movement timelock, undated

Box 4 : 10

Drills and bits, 1950 and undated

Box 4 : 11

Dust collectors, undated

Box 4 : 12

Filters, 1956

Box 4 : 13

Fire monitors, undated

Box 4 : 14

Grinding wheels, undated

Box 4 : 15

Hoists, 1941 and undated

Box 4 : 16

Insulation tester, 1959

Box 4 : 17

Intake and discharge uploader, 1927

Box 4 : 18

Locomotives, 1916-1919

Box 4 : 19

Lubricator, undated

Box 4 : 20

Machine records, 1916-1917

Box 4 : 21

Maintenance and parts log, 1921-1937

Box 4 : 22-24

Maintenance logs, 1910-1912 and 1930-1950s

Box 4 : 25

Mine car bearings, undated

Box 4 : 26-28

Miscellaneous diagrams notebook, 1938-1939 and undated

Box 4 : 29

Motors, 1930s -1940 and undated

Box 4 : 30

Pulleys, 1949

Box 4 : 31

Pumps, 1937-1962 and undated

Box 4 : 32

Resistors, 1926

Box 4 : 33

Steam engine indicator, 1914

Box 4 : 34

Storage battery trailer truck, 1919

Box 4 : 35

Suction uploader, undated

Box 4 : 36

Telephones, undated

Box 4 : 37

Thermo-electric pyrometer, 1926

Box 4 : 38

Transformers, 1935

Box 4 : 39

Unidentified, undated

Box 4 : 40

Water piping, 1957 and undated

Box 4 : 41

Water wheels, shafting and pulleys, 1866 and 1886

Box 4 : 42

Welding generator brushes, undated

Box 4 : 43

Field book, undated

Box 4 : 44

Gunite costs, 1923

Box 5 : 1

Hay and manure daily reports, 1931

Box 5 : 2

Mill log, 1906-1907

Box 5 : 3

Milling and cleanup record, 1911

Box 5 : 4-6

Mine production reports (daily), 1952-1954

Box 5 : 7

Mine vein report, 1400 Empire development, 1956

Box 5 : 8

Ore samples notebook, 1931-1933

Box 5 : 9

Powder, fuses, caps, and illuminants, 1914-1920

Box 5 : 10

Pump test chart and diagram, 1905

Box 5 : 11

Quartz and waste hoist reports, 1898

Box 5 : 12

Quartz and waste, powder, fuse, and cap record, 1901-1902

Box 5 : 13

Quartz and waste rock hoisted (Empire ?), 1915-1919

Box 5 : 14

Shaft record, ca. 1900-1914

Box 5 : 15

Shaft report, undated

Box 5 : 16

Shift bosses' daily report and stope drawings, 1942

Box 5 : 17

State mineralogist's report of production source of bullion or ore, 1955-1956

Box 5 : 18

Stope production reports, 1956

Box 5 : 19

Supplies issued, 1900

Box 5 : 20

Supply records, powder and fuse daily reports, 1919

Box 5 : 21

Timber tally notes, 1917

Box 5 : 22

Tool shop records, 1916-1921

Box 5 : 23

Water flows, undated

 

Subseries 1.6.  Topical Files, 1898-1984 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries includes training certificates, histories of Empire Mine and Grass Valley residents, newspaper clippings on mines and mining, postcards, and other materials pertaining to life in Nevada County, California, primarily during the 1920s-1950s.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 5 : 24

American Mining Congress Convention, 1962

Box 5 : 25

American National Red Cross certificate, 1946

Box 5 : 26

Bureau of Mines Certificate of Mine Rescue and First Aid, 1921

Box 5 : 27

Bureau of Mines first aid training certificates, 1932-1933

Box 5 : 28

Byron Jackson Company announcement of new office, 1952

Box 5 : 29

Consolidated Airlines brochure, 1935

Box 5 : 30

Grass Valley Annexation District, no. 22, 1963

Box 5 : 31

Grass Valley High School football program, 1947

Box 5 : 32-35

Histories

Box 5 : 32

Brennan family, Grass Valley, undated

Box 5 : 33

Empire Mine and William Bourn, 1932, 1963, and undated

Box 5 : 34

Empire Mine State Historic Park, 1933-1984 and undated

Box 5 : 35

Empire Mine State Historic Park, Empire Mine Park Association, 1977-1984 and undated

Box 5 : 36

Nevada: The Banner Gold County of California, undated

Box 5 : 37-6 : 5

Newspaper clippings, 1898-1984

Box 6 : 6-7

Post cards

Box 6 : 6

Grass Valley, Nevada City, undated

Box 6 : 7

Mining Machinery, New Mexico, undated

Box 6 : 8

Sheriff's appointment, Nevada County, 1941

Box 6 : 9

Union Hill School District, meeting notice and minutes, 1924

Box 6 : 10

War Chest Association, Grass Valley, financial reports, 1919 and undated

 

Series 2.  Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., 1905-1977.

Physical Description: 5.5 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains the organizational records of the Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., which was established by Newmont Mining Corporation in 1929 from the merger of Empire Mines and North Star Mines. The bulk of the records date from 1930-1955.
Subseries 4.5, the personal papers of Robert H. Svendsen, include drawings of the "Empire Star" from the 1970s.
This series is arranged into five subseries:
  • Subseries 2.1. Accounting Records, 1905-1956 and undated. 1.5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 2.2. Administrative Records, 1911-1977 and undated. 1.75 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 2.3. Employee Records, 1928-1963. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 2.4. Legal Records, 1936-1975 and undated. 1.5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 2.5. Mining Records, 1929-1954. .25 cubic ft.
 

Subseries 2.1.  Accounting Records, 1905-1956 and undated.

Physical Description: 1.5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains financial records including income and expense records, invoices and receipts, and lease records.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 6 : 11

Amalgam and bullion records ledger (blank), undated

Box 6 : 12

Assay office deposit forms, 1956

Box 6 : 13

Browns Valley power distribution, 1951

Box 6 : 14

Bullion deposit memo report, 1951

Box 6 : 15

Bullion shipment records, 1947-1954

Box 6 : 16

Compensation insurance summary for policy for year ending May 1, 1939

Box 6 : 17

Concentrate return forms, 1956

Box 6 : 18

Cost statement, 1934

Box 6 : 19

Credit sales, 1951

Box 6 : 20

Credits and debits ledger, 1937-1941

Box 6 : 21

Expense account voucher, 1950

Box 6 : 22

Expense report, Phil Keast, 1952

Box 6 : 23

Financial statements, 1950-1956

Box 6 : 24-7 : 18

Invoices and receipts

Box 6 : 24

Cash receipts, 1951

Box 6 : 25

George Bros., 1938

Box 6 : 26

Happy Camp, California, 1951

Box 6 : 27-29

Mine Machinery Corp., 1938-1941

Box 6 : 30

Miscellaneous, A-W, 1933-1936 and undated

Box 6 : 31

Nevada County Narrow Gage Railroad Company, 1934-1935

Box 6 : 32

Pan-American Engineering Corp., 1933-1935

Box 6 : 33

Railway Express Agency Inc., 1932-1938

Box 6 : 34

Ralphs-Pugh Company, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 35

Remington Rand Incorporated, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 36

Richfield Oil Company, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 37

Rix Company, 1933-1935

Box 6 : 38

Robinson, Guy, 1935

Box 6 : 39

Rosenberg, T. L., Company, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 40

Sacramento Pipe Works, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 41

Sampson, W. M., 1933-1935

Box 6 : 42

Sandvik Steel, 1933-1934

Box 6 : 43

San Francisco Association for the Blind, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 44

Schwabacher-Frey Company, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 45

Simonds Saw and Steel Company, 1932-1935 and 1943

Box 6 : 46

South, E. C., Company Inc., 1932-1935

Box 6 : 47

Standard Oil Company, 1932-1934

Box 6 : 48

Stockton Fire Brick Company, 1932-1934

Box 6 : 49

Sullivan Machinery Company, 1933-1935

Box 6 : 50

Sun Tent-Luebbert Company, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 51

Tayler and Spotswood Company, 1934-1935

Box 6 : 52

Taylor's Foundry and Engineering Company, 1932-1935

Box 6 : 53

Texas Company, 1933-1934

Box 6 : 54

Tickell, Alfred Dr., 1933

Box 6 : 55

Tubbs Cordage Company, 1933-1935

Box 6 : 56

Tucker-Gilmore Manufacturing Company, 1935

Box 6 : 57

Timken Roller Bearing Company, 1932-1933

Box 6 : 58

Tyler, W. S., Company, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 1

Underwood Elliott Fisher Company, 1934

Box 7 : 2

Union Assay Office, 1933-1934

Box 7 : 3

Union Oil Company of California, 1933

Box 7 : 4

Union Publishing Company, 1934-1935

Box 7 : 5

United Commercial Company, 1932-1934

Box 7 : 6

Universal Rubber Manufacturing Company, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 7

Van Dorn Electric Tool Company, 1933

Box 7 : 8

Victor Equipment Company, 1935

Box 7 : 9

Waterhouse-Lester-Scover Company, 1933-1934

Box 7 : 10

Wayland Company Incorporated, 1933

Box 7 : 11

West Coast Electric Works, 1935

Box 7 : 12

Western Machinery Company, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 13

Western Purchasing Agency, 1932

Box 7 : 14

Western Union, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 15

Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 16

White Company, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 17

Worthington Company, 1932-1935

Box 7 : 18

Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields, 1935

Box 7 : 19

Journal vouchers, 1951

Box 7 : 20

Labor distribution, 1951

Box 7 : 21-23

Lease notebook, A-Z, 1930-1931

Box 7 : 24-32

Leases

Box 7 : 24

Austin, A. W., 1950

Box 7 : 25

Bendorf, 1937

Box 7 : 26

Bolanger and Crane, 1937-1942

Box 7 : 27

Borham, A. S., 1948

Box 7 : 28

Conner and Roberts, 1947

Box 7 : 29

Forsythe, C., 1948

Box 7 : 30

Giller, H. T., 1937-1938

Box 7 : 31

Newgent, F., 1937

Box 7 : 32

Perkins, D., 1949 and 1951

Box 7 : 33

New employed, 1951

Box 7 : 34

Payroll deductions and taxes, 1951

Box 7 : 35

Production and shipment records, 1936-1943

Box 7 : 36

Property tax receipt for Star Mining Company, 1905

Box 7 : 37

Returns, 1951

Box 7 : 38

Special development expense, 1955

Box 7 : 39

Stock (supplies) record, 1939-1940

Box 7 : 40

War bond sales, 1942

Box 7 : 41

Warehouse "A," 1951

Box 7 : 42

Warehouse "B," 1951

 

Subseries 2.2.  Administrative Records, 1911-1977 and undated.

Physical Description: 1.75 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accident reports, correspondence, safety manuals, and shipment records.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 7 : 43

Accident ratings, 1941-1942

Box 7 : 44

Accident reports, 1932, 1942-1956, and undated

Box 7 : 45

Administrative notebook, 1911-1917

Box 7 : 46

Annual reports, 1929-1956

Box 7 : 47-48

Auction records

Box 7 : 47

Correspondence, 1959

Box 7 : 48

Inventories, 1959

Box 7 : 49

Auto repair notebook, 1931-1933

Box 7 : 50

Calendar, W. P. Butler, 1939

Box 7 : 51

Cooperative Mine Rescue Station, 1948-1949

Box 7 : 52-59

Correspondence

Box 7 : 52

Fitzpatrick, H. R., 1951-1956

Box 7 : 53

Keast, Phil, 1949-1950 and undated

Box 7 : 54

Mann, J. R. C., 1940-1943 and 1956

Box 7 : 55

Nettell, Fred E., 1951

Box 7 : 56

Nobs, Fred W., 1931-1942

Box 7 : 57

Searls, Fred, 1936-1941

Box 7 : 58

Severson, Davis, and Larson, 1956

Box 7 : 59

Svendsen, Robert H., 1940-1942 and 1977

Box 7 : 60

Data book, ca. 1952-1956

Box 8 : 1

Diaries, 1938 and 1940

Box 8 : 2

Forms (blank), ca. 1930s-1950s and undated

Box 8 : 3-9

Freight orders, 1932-1934

Box 8 : 10

Insurance - "Compensation Safety Standards," by Pacific Employers Insurance Company, undated

Box 8 : 11

Labor negotiations, 1933-1956 and undated

Box 8 : 12

Leaser accidents and lost days reports, 1947-1950

Box 8 : 13

Liquidation records,1957-1959 and undated

Box 8 : 14

Mine exit safety reports, 1947-1950

Box 8 : 15

Mine inspection materials, Phil Keast, 1955-1956

Box 8 : 16

Mine output history, undated

Box 8 : 17

Mine ownership, undated

Box 8 : 18

"Miners Hospital Association Rules and Regulations," 1940

Box 8 : 19

Mines of the Empire Star list, undated

Box 8 : 20

Mining Directory - Catalog and Engineers Handbook by the Mining Department, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1932

Box 8 : 21

Operations statement, 1939-1940

Box 8 : 22

Payroll report, 1933

Box 8 : 23

Photo index, undated

Box 8 : 24

Plant valuation, undated

Box 8 : 25

Power conversion to P.G. and E., 1956-1962 and undated

Box 8 : 26

Proposal and specifications, General Electric hoist, 1934

Box 9 : 1

Replacement valuation, undated

Box 9 : 2

Safety banquet, 1950-1953

Box 9 : 3

Safety Committee meeting minutes, 1929-1930 and 1947-1950

Box 9 : 4-12

Safety manuals

Box 9 : 4

Air Pressure Tank Safety Orders, 1942 and 1945

Box 9 : 5

Compressed Air Safety Orders, 1933 and 1951

Box 9 : 6

Electrical Safety Orders, 1925 and 1945

Box 9 : 7

General Industry Safety Orders, 1955

Box 9 : 8

Mechanical Powers Transmission Safety Orders, 1937

Box 9 : 9

Mine Safety Orders, 1938, 1944-1945, and undated

Box 9 : 10

Prevention of Forest Fires, undated

Box 9 : 11

Safety Rules for Compressor Systems, 1960

Box 9 : 12

Trucking, 1949

Box 9 : 13

Safety notices, undated

Box 9 : 14

Safety pamphlet, undated

Box 9 : 15

Shift boss accident records, 1941-1942

Box 9 : 16-17

Shipments record, 1940-1942

Box 9 : 18

Shipments, concentrate, 1938-1942

Box 9 : 19

Shipping statement, Ingersoll-Rand, 1959

Box 9 : 20

Summary of lost time, accidents, and days lost, 1930-1933

Box 9 : 21

Value of the buildings and equipment of the Empire and Pennsylvania mines after depreciation, undated

Box 9 : 22

Visitor permits, 1968-1972

 

Subseries 2.3.  Employee Records, 1928-1963.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries includes draft cards, medical reports resulting from accidents, pay scales, Mine Workers Protective League material, and United Steel Workers of America material.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 9 : 23-24

Applications for unemployment as a result of the strike, 1956,

Note

[RESTRICTED]
Box 9 : 25

Christmas payroll, 1962-1963

Box 9 : 26

Draft cards, 1941

Box 9 : 27

Employee list, 1941

Box 9 : 28

Employee timesheets, 1959-1962

Box 9 : 29

Employees drafted, undated

Box 9 : 30

Indemnity payments, 1933-1934

Box 9 : 31

Medical reports, 1939-1942

Box 9 : 32

Medical work release, 1941

Note

[RESTRICTED]
Box 9 : 33-34

Mine Workers Protective League

Box 9 : 33

Constitution and bylaws, 1941

Box 9 : 34

Dues booklet, 1928-1932

Box 9 : 35-36

Minimum wage scales, 1948 and 1952-1954

Box 9 : 37

Pay, 1941-1942

Box 9 : 38

Recommendations, 1942

Box 9 : 39

Time sheets from Browns Valley Mine, 1942

Box 9 : 40-41

United Steel Workers of America

Box 9 : 40

Constitution of international union, 1952

Box 9 : 41

Workmen's compensation law, 1952

Box 9 : 42-10 : 2

W-2 forms, 1955-1957

Note

[RESTRICTED]
Box 10 : 3-4

W-4 forms, 1943-1944 and 1946-1959

Note

[RESTRICTED]
 

Subseries 2.4.  Legal Records, 1936-1975 and undated.

Physical Description: 1.5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains court case records and property holdings material. The bulk of the court case material pertains to Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., vs. Cooley Butler, et. al., during the 1940s.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 10 : 5-11 : 6

Court cases

Box 10 : 5

Alameda Mining Company vs. Success Mining Company, undated

Box 10 : 6

Amaral, Frank V., and Gertrude L. Amaral vs. E. W. Cross et. al. (Murchie Property), 1968

Box 10 : 7

Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., vs. California Employment Commission, 1941

Box 10 : 8-11 : 4

Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., vs. Cooley Butler, et. al.

Box 10 : 8

Appellant's Opening Brief, vol. 1, 1942

Box 10 : 9

Brief for Respondent, vol. 1, 1942

Box 10 : 10

Coordinates of mines and properties owned by Cooley Butler, undated

Box 10 : 11

Defendant's Answering Brief, 1940

Box 10 : 12

Petition of Appellant's for a Hearing of the Supreme Court, 1944

Box 10 : 13

Reporter's Transcript of Testimony, 12/4/1940

Box 10 : 14

Reporter's Transcript of Testimony, 12/5/1940

Box 10 : 15

Reporter's Transcript of Testimony, 12/9/1940

Box 10 : 16

Reporter's Transcript of Testimony, 12/11/1940

Box 10 : 17

Reporter's Transcript of Testimony, 12/12/1940

Box 10 : 18

Reporter's Transcript of Testimony, 12/18/1940

Box 11 : 1

Supplement to Appellant's Opening Brief, vol. 2, 1942

Box 11 : 2

Supplement to Appellant's Opening Brief, vol. 3, 1942

Box 11 : 3

Supplement to Brief of Respondent, vol. 2, 1942

Box 11 : 4

Transcript draft, undated

Box 11 : 5

Empire Star Mines Company vs. Grass Valley, etc. Mines, et. al., undated

Box 11 : 6

Stanislaus Water Company vs. Bachman, undated

Box 11 : 7

Property holding descriptions, undated

Box 11 : 8

Property title action, 1936

Box 11 : 9

State Law on Mineral Extraction Leases on State Lands, 1975

Box 11 : 10

Subsurface property rights, undated

 

Subseries 2.5.  Mining Records, 1929-1954.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains reports and ledgers documenting mining activities at various Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., mining operations.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 11 : 11

Airleg machines monthly footage record, 1955-1956

Box 11 : 12

Assay record, 1931-1936

Box 11 : 13

Central hoist head gear, 1914-1957

Box 11 : 14

Empire stope tonnage, 1938-1944

Box 11 : 15

Mancha's electric mule, 1949-1955

Box 11 : 16

Mill Sampler, 1939-1945

Box 11 : 17

Ore and waste hoisted ledger, 1929-1934

Box 11 : 18

Ore reserves from New Brunswick unit and Idaho unit, 1951-1952

Box 11 : 19

Rope inspection reports, 1951-1952 and 1954

 

Series 3.  Other Mines and Mining Company Records, 1873-1984 and undated.

Physical Description: 7.25 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains records from mines and mining companies other than Empire and Empire Star Mines Co., Ltd. Many of the mines and mining companies represented in this series were owned or operated by Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., or Newmont Mining Corporation at some point during their operation.
In some cases, the parent company of a mine (i.e., North Star Mining Company) may hold records of individual mines (i.e., Champion Mine) that are listed as separate subseries below. For example, Champion Mine records may be found in both Subseries 3.4, Champion Mine, and in Subseries 3.19, North Star Mining Company/North Star Mine.
This series is arranged into twenty-five subseries:
  • Subseries 3.1. Banner and Harmony Mines, undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.2. Browns Valley Mine, 1938-1963 and undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.3. Bullion Mine, 1935. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.4. Champion Mine, 1891-1920 and undated. .25 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.5. Forest Mines, 1912-1967 and undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.6. Franco-Nevada Mining Corp., Inc., 1984. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.7. Gaston Ridge Mine, 1893-1921 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.8. Golden Center Mine, 1903-1952 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.9. Golden Dream Mine, undated. .25 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.10. Gray Rock Mining Company, 1938-1939. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.11. Idaho-Maryland Mines Corp., 1952. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.12. Idarado Mining Company, 1939-1940. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.13. Lava Cap Gold Mine, 1936-1980 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.14. Massachusetts Hill Mining Company, 1888-1894 and undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.15. Middlefork Gold Mining Company, 1931-1942. .25 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.16. Murchie Gold Mine, 1927-1937 and undated. .25 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.17. Newmont Mining Corporation, 1925-1984 and undated. .25 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.18. New Verde Mines Company, 1958-1965. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.19. North Star Mining Company/North Star Mine, 1887-1951 and undated. 2 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.20. Pennsylvania Mine, 1913-1940. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.21. Plumbago Gold Mine Company, 1922-1925. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.22. Twin River Consolidated Mining Company, 1873-1912. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.23. Union Hill Mines, 1915-1916. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.24. Yuba Drift and Mining Company, 1903-1905 and undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 3.25. Zeibright Mine, 1920-1956 and undated. .25 cubic ft.
 

Subseries 3.1.  Banner and Harmony Mines, undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains one undated map of the Banner and Harmony Mines located near Nevada City, California. The Banner shaft was located in 1860 and at some point both mines were included in the Murchie Extension Gold Mining Company. By the 1980s the mines were owned by Lava Cap Resources, Ltd.
Subseries 4.5, the personal papers of Robert H. Svendsen, also includes diamond drilling reports from Banner mine from the 1970s and an undated geologic report.
Box 11 : 20

Map, undated

 

Subseries 3.2.  Browns Valley Mine, 1938-1963 and undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains equipment records from the Browns Valley mine located northeast of Marysville, California. The mine was discovered by a settler named Brown in 1850, and by the 1930s the mine was operated by the Empire Star Mines Co., Ltd.
Subseries 2.1, Empire Star Mines Co. Ltd. accounting records, includes a file on Browns Valley power distribution from 1951; Subseries 2.3, Empire Star Mines Co. Ltd., employee records, includes Browns Valley time sheets from 1942.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 11 : 21

Ball mill, 1938-1961 and undated

Box 11 : 22

Battery locomotive, undated

Box 11 : 23

Compressor, 1962-1963 and undated

Box 11 : 24

Power supply, 1962 and undated

Box 11 : 25

Pump, 1962

Box 11 : 26

Winze hoist, undated

 

Subseries 3.3.  Bullion Mine, 1935.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains reports and maps from the Bullion mine located in Placer County, California. At some point during its operation, the mine was owned by the Empire Star Mines Company Ltd.
Box 11 : 27

Reports and maps, 1935

 

Subseries 3.4.  Champion Mine, 1891-1920 and undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains administrative, accounting, and employee records of Champion mine. The mine is located near Nevada City and was in full operation by 1898. In 1911, North Star Mines Company bought out Champion mine and took over operations. After 1929 and Newmont Mining Corporation's purchase of North Star Mines Company, Champion mine was operated by Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd.
Subseries 3.19, North Star Mine and North Star Mining Company, includes Champion Mine accident reports from 1912-1913; account statements from 1921-1927; a bullion and sulphurets ledger from 1912-1927; inventories from 1920; royalty records from 1926; and salvaging statements dating 1920-1921.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 11 : 28

Accident reports, 1919-1920

Box 11 : 29

Correspondence, 1917-1920 and undated

Box 11 : 30

Cost statistics, 1919

Box 11 : 31

Daily assay record, 1920

Box 11 : 32

Delivery receipts, 1917-1920

Box 12 : 1

Development report by Fred Searls, Jr., 1919

Box 12 : 2

Employment applications, 1917-1920

Box 12 : 3

Employee records, 1917-1920 and undated

Box 12 : 4

Equipment records, 1919 and undated

Box 12 : 5

Industrial Accident Commission inspections, 1918-1919

Box 12 : 6

Meter reading records, 1913-1914

Box 12 : 7

Monthly quicksilver report, 1919

Box 12 : 8

Ore record, 1891 and 1912-1920

 

Subseries 3.5.  Forest Mine, 1912-1967 and undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains equipment records for Forest Mine. Newmont Mining Corporation may have owned the mine during the late 1950s-1960s since a correspondent in these subseries is Phil Keast.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 12 : 9-11

Equipment, 1912, 1962-1964, and undated

Box 12 : 12

Wiring, 1957-1967 and undated

 

Subseries 3.6.  Franco-Nevada Mining Corp., Inc., 1984.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains records relating to Franco-Nevada Mining Corp., Inc., acquiring the Lava Cap gold and silver mine located near Grass Valley, California, in 1984.
Box 12 : 13

Meeting documents, 1984

 

Subseries 3.7.  Gaston Ridge Mine, 1893-1921 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting and mining records from the Gaston Ridge Mine (or California Mine). Located approximately 19 miles north of Nevada City, in 1898 this was the largest mine in California. George W. Starr held an interest in Gaston Ridge at some point.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 12 : 14

Boarding house statement, 1906

Box 12 : 15

Bullion returns, 1903-1906

Box 12 : 16

Clean-up reports, 1903-1906

Box 12 : 17

Correspondence, 1893 and 1919

Box 12 : 18

Drain tunnel bids, 1905

Box 12 : 19

Drain record, 1909

Box 12 : 20

General monthly cost sheets, 1905-1907

Box 12 : 21

Globe Inspection Company Weekly Business Bulletin, 1919

Box 12 : 22

Hoover Republican Club, undated

Box 12 : 23

Liabilities statements, 1903-1906

Box 12 : 24

Mining Association Bulletin, 1921

Box 12 : 25

Operating expense statements, 1903-1904

Box 12 : 26

Receipts and disbursements, 1903-1904

Box 12 : 27

Reserve fund statement, 1904

Box 12 : 28

Statement of condition of Nevada County Bank, 1905

Box 12 : 29

Superintendent's 62nd Statement, 1906

Box 12 : 30

Superintendent's weekly reports, 1903-1906

 

Subseries 3.8.  Golden Center Mine, 1903-1952 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting, administrative, employee, and mining records of the Golden Center Mine. The mine's head frame was located within the town of Grass Valley and was first worked in the early 1850s. The property was acquired in 1912 by the Golden Center of Grass Valley Mining Co. and in 1931 by Cooley Butler of Los Angeles. Veins include Dromedary, Garage, Church Hill, and Sleep.
Subseries 2.4, Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd. legal records, includes records from the Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd. vs. Cooley Butler court case during 1940-1944.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 12 : 31

12 Fundamental Rules for Safety, 1938

Box 12 : 32

Accounting ledger, 1940-1942

Box 12 : 33-38

Assay reports, 1932-1937

Box 13 : 1

Correspondence, 1916-1952

Box 13 : 2

Custom concentrate settlement, 1940

Box 13 : 3

"Discharge of Deer Creek, Nevada City, 1910-1924"

Box 13 : 4

Employee fingerprints, undated

Box 13 : 5-6

Employee records, 1933-1935

Box 13 : 7

General expense ledger, 1915-1918

Box 13 : 8

Insurance policies, 1940-1942

Box 13 : 9

Loader instructions, undated

Box 13 : 10

Minerals notebook, undated

Box 13 : 11

National Association of Steam and Hot Water Fitters and Helpers of America constitution, 1903

Box 13 : 12-13

Order books, 1931-1933

Box 13 : 14

Receipts and invoices, 1935-1941

Box 13 : 15

"Report of the Ore Dressing Laboratory," by the American Cyanamide Company, 1941

Box 13 : 16

Truck manifests, 1940

Box 13 : 17

Water rights, 1908

Box 13 : 18

W. C. Jones Memorial Hospital receipts, 1939

 

Subseries 3.9.  Golden Dream Mine, undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains one undated document from the Golden Dream Mine.
Box 13 : 19

Equipment cost list, undated

 

Subseries 3.10.  Gray Rock Mining Company, 1938-1939.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains an accounting ledger from the Gray Rock Mining Company.
Box 13 : 20

Accounting ledger, 1938-1939

 

Subseries 3.11.  Idaho-Maryland Mines Corp., 1952.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains a brief history and property map of the Idaho-Maryland Mines Corp. Incorporated in 1919, the company's properties included the Idaho-Maryland, Eureka, South Idaho, Gold Point, and Union Hill mines. The company's gold mining operations were suspended in 1954.
One of the properties, the Idaho-Maryland Mine, was the second most productive property in the Grass Valley area and was the third largest gold mine in California. The mine was operated by Newmont Mining Corporation from 1934-1943.
Box 13 : 21

"Historic Mines," by John A. Thompson (excerpt), pp. 52-55, undated

Box 13 : 22

Property map, 1952

 

Subseries 3.12.  Idarado Mining Company, 1939-1940.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains accounting records of the Idarado Mining Company. Located in Colorado, it was owned by Newmont Mining Corporation.
Box 13 : 23

Capital accounts, subsidiary ledger, 1939-1940

 

Subseries 3.13.  Lava Cap Gold Mining Corp., 1936-1980 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains administrative and mining records of the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corp. Located in the Grass Valley area, property consisted of two principal producers, the Central and the Banner shafts. The Company commenced operations in 1934 and operated continuously until 1943 when order L-208 was issued.
Subseries 4.5, personal papers of Robert H. Svendsen, also includes an undated geologic report for Banner shaft.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 13 : 24-27

Assay reports, 1940-1941

Box 13 : 28-33

Daily reports, 1940-1941

Box 14 : 1

Diamond drill records, 1940-1941 and undated

Box 14 : 2

Map of holdings, 1973

Box 14 : 3

Quitclaim deed, 1952

Box 14 : 4

"Report on Lava Cap Resources, Ltd.," 1983

Box 14 : 5-6

Reports, 1936-1980

Box 14 : 7

Shaft diagrams, undated

Box 14 : 8

Survey computations, undated

 

Subseries 3.14.  Massachusetts Hill Mining Company, 1888-1894 and undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting records of the Massachusetts Hill Mining Company. Located near Grass Valley, Massachusetts Hill mine was discovered in 1850 and worked until 1966. The mine was acquired by North Star in 1894 and closed in 1901. After 1929 and Newmont Mining Corporation's purchase of North Star Mines Company, Massachusetts Hill mine was operated by Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 14 : 9

Articles of incorporation and annual meeting minutes, 1888-1894

Box 14 : 10

Checks (blank), undated

Box 14 : 11

Journal (blank), undated

Box 14 : 12

Ledger (blank), undated

Box 14 : 13

Stock journal, 1888

 

Subseries 3.15.  Middlefork Gold Mining Company, 1931-1942.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting records from the Middlefork Gold Mining Company and Sliger Mine. Sliger Mine was located in Auburn, California, and liquidated in 1942.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 14 : 14

Accounting ledgers, 1933-1942

Box 14 : 15

Bullion and concentrate returns, 1932-1933

Box 14 : 16

Cash books, 1936-1942

Box 14 : 17

Cash receipts and disbursements, 1939-1942

Box 14 : 18

Payroll, 1931 and 1937-1938

Box 14 : 19

Payroll book, 1933 and 1942

Box 14 : 20-21

Sliger Mine

Box 14 : 20

Cash book, 1933-1936

Box 14 : 21

Correspondence, 1934-1943

 

Subseries 3.16.  Murchie Gold Mine, 1927-1937 and undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting and administrative records of Murchie Gold Mine. Located near Nevada City, California, the mine was discovered in 1878, but until the advent of the flotation process in the 1930s was not economical to develop. Empire Star Mines Co. Ltd. operated the mine as of January 1, 1932. Gold veins include Alice Belle, Atlanta, Big Blue, Coe, Delaware, Fillmore, Hallelujah, Independence, Indian Hill, Jumbo, Lone Star, and Organ.
Subseries 2.4, Empire Star Mines Co. Ltd, legal records, includes a case file on Frank V. Amaral and Gertrude L. Amaral vs. E. W. Cross, et. al., which involves the Murchie property; and subseries 4.5, personal papers of Robert H. Svendsen, includes diamond drilling reports of the mine from the 1970s.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 14 : 22

Correspondence, 1937

Box 14 : 23

Data sheets, 1937

Box 14 : 24

Financial statements, 1937-1938

Box 14 : 25

Mineral rights, undated

Box 14 : 26

Monthly reports, 1937

Box 14 : 27

Ore truck records, undated

Box 14 : 28

"Preliminary Report on the Murchie Gold Mine," by J. D. Whitney, 1927

Box 14 : 29

Receipts, 1935

 

Subseries 3.17.  Newmont Mining Corporation, 1925-1984 and undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting and administrative records of the Newmont Mining Corporation. The company was incorporated in the State of Delaware on May 2, 1921. Fred Searls, Jr., was the Vice President in charge of mining explorations in the United States, Canada, South Africa, and South America. Of the mines and mining companies represented in this collection, the company at one time owned the following: Empire, Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., North Star, North Star Mining Company, Browns Valley, Bullion, Champion, Idaho-Maryland Mines Corp., Idarado Mining Company, Massachusetts Hill, Murchie, New Verde Mines Company, Pennsylvania, Union Hill, and Zeibright.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 14 : 30

Annual meeting notice, 1960

Box 14 : 31-33

Annual reports

Box 14 : 31-32

1925-1957

Box 14 : 33

Rough draft, 1976

Box 14 : 34

Corporate and stock information, 1939 and 1956

Box 14 : 35

Correspondence, 1962-1984 and undated

Box 14 : 36-37

Gray Eagle Copper Company

Box 14 : 36

Development and construction cost, 1941-1943

Box 14 : 37

Financial records, 1942 and 1945

Box 14 : 38

"Petrographic Examination of Rock Types for the Empire 4200' East Cross Cut, Grass Valley, California," 1972

Box 14 : 39

Property survey data, 1960

Box 14 : 40

Stock prospectus, 1939

 

Subseries 3.18.  New Verde Mines Company, 1958-1965.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting records of the New Verde Mines Company. Acquired by Newmont Mining Corporation in 1957, the property and physical assets of Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., were either sold or transferred to New Verde Mines Company that same year.
Subseries 2.2, Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., administrative records, also contains liquidation records from 1957-1959.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 14 : 41

Equipment and sales information, 1958

Box 14 : 42

Invoices, 1959-1965

Box 14 : 43

Tree farm certificate, 1958

 

Subseries 3.19.  North Star Mine and North Star Mining Company, 1887-1951 and undated.

Physical Description: 2 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting, administrative, employee, and mining records of the North Star Mine and North Star Mining Company. North Star mine was first discovered by two Frenchmen in 1851 and ultimately became one of the three largest producers of gold in Grass Valley, California. In 1867 the North Star Gold Mining Co. was incorporated and in 1875, along with various nearby claims the North Star claim was patented. That same year, the mine closed. The mine was reopened by William Bourn, Jr., in 1884 who then sold it to J. D. Hague and associates in 1887. In 1887 the North Star Mining Co. was incorporated and took over the property of the North Star Gold Mining Co. In 1899 the North Star Mines Co. was incorporated to take over the North Star Mining Co. and to furnish the funds necessary for expansion. The mine's primary veins include A (a.k.a., Alioth), New York Hill, Y, and Z.
As of May 1, 1929, Empire Star Mines Co., Ltd., owned and operated North Star Mines Company. Records in this subseries also include those of Champion Mine, which was purchased by North Star Mines Company in 1911.
Subseries 1.4, Empire Mine legal records, includes records from the 1908-1914 suit of North Star Mine vs. Empire Mine for trespass; Subseries 4.5, personal papers of Robert H. Svendsen, includes drawings from the 1970s of North Star Mine; and Series 5, photographic material, contains an undated photograph of the North Star assay office.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 15 : 1-5

Accident reports, 1912-1913, 1932, 1941-1943, and 1951

Box 15 : 6

Accounting records, undated

Box 15 : 7

Accounts list, undated

Box 15 : 8

Alioth and New York Hill proposed development diagram, 1921

Box 15 : 9-10

Amalgam and bullion records, 1902-1913 and 1917-1929

Box 15 : 11

Analyzed statement of disbursements, 1897-1899

Box 15 : 12

Assay map list, undated

Box 15 : 13

Bullion and sulphurets ledger, 1902-1916

Box 15 : 14-18

Champion Mine

Box 15 : 14

Account statements of credit, 1921-1927

Box 15 : 15

Bullion and sulphurets ledger, 1912-1927

Box 15 : 16

Inventories by Frank Dangerfield, 1920

Box 15 : 17

Royalty, 1926

Box 15 : 18

Salvaging statements, 1920-1921

Box 15 : 19

Check books, undated

Box 15 : 20-22

Checks, 1911-1912

Box 15 : 23-27

Correspondence

Box 15 : 23

1941

Box 15 : 24-27

Logs, 1900-1904 and 1907-1909

Box 16 : 1

Development cost estimate, undated

Box 16 : 2

Development record, 1935

Box 16 : 3

Diamond drill logs, 1932

Box 16 : 4

Drill shift notes, 1939 and undated

Box 16 : 5

Earnings statements, R. D. Morris lease, 1950-1951

Box 16 : 6

Employee discipline books, 1888-1891 and 1904

Box 16 : 7-8

Employee recommendations, 1906-1907 and 1925-1939

Box 16 : 9

Employment applications, 1927-1929 and undated

Box 16 : 10-11

Equipment records, 1919-1925

Box 16 : 12

First aid elimination contest standings, 1915

Box 16 : 13

"Holmes Safety Chapter Notes," United States Bureau of Mines, 1930-1931

Box 16 : 14

Industrial Accident Commission Indemnities, 1929

Box 16 : 15

Instructions - Universal grinding machine, undated

Box 16 : 16

Insurance policy - "Workmen's Compensation and Employer's Liability Policy," 1926-1927

Box 16 : 17

Land patent, 1922-1942

Box 16 : 18

Lease agreement, R. D. Morris, 1950

Box 16 : 19

Letter book, 1909-1913

Box 16 : 20

Map, undated

Box 16 : 21-23

Meter records, 1913-1915

Box 16 : 24-25

Mill records

Box 16 : 24

1902-1905

Box 16 : 25

Excerpts, 1924-1926

Box 16 : 26

Mining report, 1887-1895

Box 16 : 27

Motors in use list, 1925

Box 16 : 28-31

Ore and waste hoisted, 1887-1891, 1901-1906 and 1917-1929

Box 16 : 32

Ore and waste, powder, fuse, and cap ledger, 1904 and 1908

Box 16 : 33

Ore and waste produced, 1891-1897

Box 16 : 34

Plan for curtailment of operations, 1942

Box 16 : 35

Plant safety meeting minutes, 1941-1944

Box 16 : 36

Receipts and invoices, 1906-1909

Box 16 : 37

Red Cross account, 1918-1919

Box 16 : 38

Replacement valuation, undated

Box 16 : 39

Safety inspection, 1951

Box 16 : 40

Safety permit, 1950

Box 16 : 41

Sample log, 1915

Box 16 : 42

Shaft record, material hoisted at Granite Hill shaft, 1900

Box 16 : 43

Statement of amalgam product, 1929

Box 16 : 44

Statements of home purchase account, 1926-1927

Box 16 : 45

Statements of rainbow account, 1921-1925

Box 16 : 46

Statements of tributor, James Field and Company, 1926-1927

Box 16 : 47

Summary of costs, 1911-1920

Box 16 : 48

Summary of junk valuation, undated

Box 16 : 49

Supplies issued by Mass. Hill storehouse to North Star Mines, book 1, 1908

Box 16 : 50

Supply ledger, 1908

Box 16 : 51-52

Time books, 1894-1896 and 1902-1903

Box 16 : 53

Transformers, undated

Box 16 : 54

Underground work record, 1903-1904

Box 16 : 55

Water and power rights, 1910

Box 16 : 56

Water valves, undated

Box 16 : 57

X and Y vein diagrams, 1929

 

Subseries 3.20.  Pennsylvania Mine, 1913-1940.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains mining records of Pennsylvania Mine. Located near Grass Valley, the mine was in active operation by 1867. Empire Mine gained control of Pennsylvania Mine in 1912 and in 1924 the mines were connected underground. The mine was operated by Empire Star Mines Co., Ltd., after May 1, 1929.
As Series 5, photographic material, contains photographs of Pennsylvania Mine equipment.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 1-2

Assay records

Box 17 : 1

Vol. 1, 1913-1915

Box 17 : 2

Vol. 2, 1914-1917 and 1925-1927

Box 17 : 3

Materials used reports, 1916

Box 17 : 4

Mine car weight factors, 1943-1945

Box 17 : 5

Shaft diagram, 1940

 

Subseries 3.21.  Plumbago Gold Mine Company, 1922-1925.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains administrative records of the Plumbago Gold Mine Company, which was incorporated in 1922 in Stockton, California.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 6

Bylaws, 1922

Box 17 : 7

Minutes, 1922-1925

 

Subseries 3.22.  Twin River Consolidated Mining Company, 1873-1912.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting and administrative records of the Twin River Consolidated Mining Company, which was incorporated in San Francisco in 1873. During 1873-1875, and possibly beyond, James D. Hague was the president of the company.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 8

Accounting ledger, 1898-1907

Box 17 : 9

Articles of incorporation, 1873

Box 17 : 10

Auction records, 1875

Box 17 : 11

Board of Trustees minutes, 1873

Box 17 : 12

Cash journal, 1873-1874

Box 17 : 13

Checks, 1873-1874

Box 17 : 14

Correspondence log, 1874-1875

Box 17 : 15

Equipment and ore ledger, 1898-1912

Box 17 : 16

Proxy records, 1873-1874

Box 17 : 17

Stock record, 1873-1874

Box 17 : 18

Stock ledger, 1873-1875

Box 17 : 19

Stock assessment ledger, 1874-1875

Box 17 : 20

Stock transfer journal, 1873-1874

 

Subseries 3.23.  Union Hill Mines, 1915-1916.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries contains one ledger of the Union Hill mine. The mine was worked as early as 1854. In the 1940s the mine was controlled by the Idaho-Maryland Mines Co. and at some point was owned by Empire Star Mines Co., Ltd.
Box 17 : 21

Ledger, 1915-1916

 

Subseries 3.24.  Yuba Drift Mining Company, 1903-1905 and undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains accounting and mining records of the Yuba Drift Mining Company.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 22

Carloads of gravel report, 1903-1904

Box 17 : 23

Clean-up report, 1904-1905

Box 17 : 24

Financial statement, 1903-1904

Box 17 : 25

Property and vertical section diagrams, undated

Box 17 : 26

Timber tallies, 1904

 

Subseries 3.25.  Zeibright Mine, 1920-1956 and undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains equipment records of the Zeibright Mine located at Bear Valley, east of Grass Valley, California. The mine was owned and operated by Empire Star Mines Co., Ltd., by 1934 until the 1950s.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 27

Battery charger information, 1933

Box 17 : 28

Condensation pump instructions, 1939

Box 17 : 29

Cranide plant equipment (the Door Company), 1934-1935

Box 17 : 30

Crushers, 1955 and undated

Box 17 : 31

Drum switch diagram, 1933

Box 17 : 32

Financial statements, 1939

Box 17 : 33

Generator set diagram, undated

Box 17 : 34

Hoists, 1920-1956 and undated

Box 17 : 35

Transformers, 1939

 

Series 4.  Personal Papers, 1883-1985 and undated.

Physical Description: 2.5 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains the records of individuals who either owned an interest in Nevada County mines or mining companies, or worked at the mines.
The series is organized into 5 subseries:
  • Subseries 4.1. William Bourn, Jr., 1902-1928. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 4.2. Phil Keast, 1926-1981 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 4.3. Fred W. Nobs, 1923-1955 and undated. .875 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 4.4. George W. Starr, 1883-1931 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 4.5. Robert H. Svendsen, 1925-1985 and undated. .5 cubic ft.
 

Subseries 4.1.  William Bourn, Jr., 1902-1928.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This small subseries primarily contains correspondence of William Bourn, Jr., and annual reports of the Pacific Union Club and San Francisco Gas and Electric Company.
Cousin of George W. Starr, William Bourn, Jr. was 21 when he took over the Empire Mining Company, reorganized the company, and formed the Original Empire Mill and Mining Company in 1879. After realizing the high profitability of the Empire Mine, Bourn purchased the North Star Mine in 1884. Three years later he sold North Star to James D. Hague and in 1888 he sold controlling interest in the Empire Mine to Hague as well. In subsequent years he occupied his time in various business activities such as serving as the director of the San Francisco Gas and Electric Company and constructing what would later be know as the Christian Brothers Winery in St. Helena. Then in 1896 he repurchased majority interest in Empire Mine. He was also a member (and president in 1907) of the Pacific Union Club.
Bourn sold Empire Mine on May 1, 1929 to Newmont Mining Corporation. He died in 1936 at the age of 79.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 36

Correspondence, 1902

Box 17 : 37

Maps of non-option property, 1928

Box 17 : 38

Pacific Union Club annual reports, 1904-1910

Box 17 : 39

San Francisco Gas and Electric Company annual reports, 1902 and 1905

 

Subseries 4.2.  Phil Keast, 1926-1981 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries includes correspondence, the patent application for the "Keast Drill," equipment records, and field notes from a mine visit. Phil Keast was an electrical engineer and worked at Empire Mine for 40 years. He was the Master Mechanic and in charge of the Empire machine shop. Keast worked at the mine until 1957 when he assisted with its closure.
Subseries 7.2, vendor correspondence, contains correspondence to Phil Keast and Empire Mine regarding the introduction of new products and answers to equipment queries; Series 5, Photographic Material, contains images of Phil Keast at Empire Mine from 1942 and 1988; and Subseries 2.2, Empire Mine administrative records, contains correspondence of Phil Keast, 1949-1950 and undated.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 17 : 40

American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Sacramento Chapter bylaws, 1950

Box 17 : 41

Bureau of Mines first aid training certificate, 1926

Box 17 : 42

Correspondence, 1951-1974 and undated

Box 17 : 43

Hennessy School burners, pumps, and water heater, 1948-1968 and undated

Box 17 : 44

Invoice, 1981

Box 17 : 45

Lawn mower records, 1960

Box 17 : 46

Mine visit field notes, 1954 and undated

Box 17 : 47

Miners Hospital Association membership information, 1958-1966 and undated

Box 17 : 48

Patent application "Keast Drill," 1942

Box 17 : 49

Swimming pool repairs, 1964

Box 17 : 50

Trip log, 1958

 

Subseries 4.3.  Fred W. Nobs, 1923-1955 and undated.

Physical Description: .875 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries primarily contains calendars of Fred W. Nobs. Fred Nobs worked at Empire Mine for 14 years and took over as manager of the Empire Mine in 1929 when George Starr retired. He retired from Empire Mine in 1954.
Also included in this subseries is correspondence of F. Stanley Nobs, son of Fred W. Nobs.
Subseries 1.2, Empire Mine administrative records, contains correspondence of Fred W. Nobs, 1921-1924; and Subseries 2.2, Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., administrative records, contains correspondence of Fred W. Nobs, 1931-1942.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 18 : 1

American Congress Bulletin, 1923

Box 18 : 2-8

Calendars, 1930, 1934, 1937, 1942, 1946, 1949-1950, and 1955

Box 18 : 9

Coolidge Republican Club enrollment form (blank), undated

Box 18 : 10

Correspondence of F. Stanley Nobs, 1938-1942

Box 18 : 11

Rotary Club event program, 1955

 

Subseries 4.4.  George W. Starr, 1883-1931 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries primarily contains financial material and correspondence of George W. Starr. Hired as a mucker at Empire Mine at the age of 19, he was employed by his cousin William Bourn, Jr. After six years, in 1887, Starr was appointed superintendent of the Empire Mine and greatly contributed to the success of the mine in subsequent years by improving operations. For example, he introduced compressed air drills in 1890, which increased the rate of development of the mine.
In 1893, Starr traveled to South Africa to manage gold mines. He returned to California in 1898. Upon his return, Empire Mine saw continued success and progress under his management. Starr retired from Empire Mine in 1929. He died in 1940 at the age of 77.
Series 5, photographic material, contains a photograph of George W. Starr's residence at Empire Mine in 1956; and Subseries 1.2, Empire Mine administrative records, contains business correspondence of George W. Starr, 1904-1924 and undated.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 18 : 12-13

Bank of California

Box 18 : 12

Receipts, 1902-1905

Box 18 : 13

Statements, 1905-1912

Box 18 : 14-9 : 3

Cancelled checks, 1898-1912

Box 19 : 4

California Polo and Pony Racing Association bylaws, 1903

Box 19 : 5-7

Correspondence, 1887-1908

Box 19 : 8

Guardians final account of George W. Starr estate, 1883

Box 19 : 9

North Bloomfield lumber orders, 1902-1903

Box 19 : 10

North Bloomfield production statement, undated

Box 19 : 11

Property tax receipts, 1902-1906

Box 19 : 12

Rand Club newsletters, Johannesburg, 1903

Box 19 : 13-14

Receipts and invoices, 1887-1912 and undated

Box 19 : 15

South African Association of Engineers annual meeting, 1902

Box 19 : 16

Stock investment records, 1902-1903 and 1930-1931

 

Subseries 4.5.  Robert H. Svendsen, 1925-1985 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains correspondence, diagrams, notes, and reports of Robert H. Svendsen. A geologist, he resided in Nevada City, California, and performed consulting work for Empire Star Mines Company, Ltd., and Newmont Mining Corporation during 1940s-1970s. Project areas include Empire, Banner, and Murchie mines in Nevada County, California; Homestakes Mining Co. in San Francisco, California; Mackay School of Mines in Reno, Nevada; and Yuscaran Mines in Honduras.
Subseries 2.2, Empire Mine administrative records, contains correspondence of Robert H. Svendsen, 1940-1942 and 1977.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 19 : 17

"Copper Canyon Mine Review of Previous Reports," undated

Box 19 : 18

Correspondence, 1940-1985

Box 19 : 19-20

Drawings

Box 19 : 19

Rowe [shaft] 650 level, 1973

Box 19 : 20

North Star and Empire Star, 1970s

Box 19 : 21

Diamond Drill reports and drawings, 1973

Box 19 : 22

"Diamond Drilling Conclusion and Recommendations," ca. 1975

Box 19 : 23

Diamond Drilling reports - Murchie, Banner, and Empire Mine, 1970s

Box 19 : 24

Drilling notes, undated

Box 19 : 25-26

Geological survey, 1940-1972 and undated

Box 19 : 27

"Grass Valley Magnetic Survey," 1972 and 1975

Box 19 : 28

Horne Mine diamond drilling record, 1925

Box 19 : 29

"Lava Cap Banner Geologic Report," undated

Box 19 : 30

Mineral Commodities of California map, undated

Box 19 : 31

Miscellaneous notes, 1970s

Box 20 : 32

Nevada Silver Producers, Inc., project records, 1968

Box 20 : 1

Notes and reference material, undated

Box 20 : 2

Perini Corporation reports, 1960

Box 20 : 3

Real Estate appraisal class notes, 1965

Box 20 : 4-6

"Reynolds Metals"

Box 20 : 4

Correspondence, 1957-1958

Box 20 : 5

Reference materials, 1957-1958

Box 20 : 6

Resource survey, 1957

Box 20 : 7

"Santa Ana Mine Survey," undated

Box 20 : 8

Vein history notes, undated

 

Series 5.  Photographic Material, 1929-1964 and undated.

Physical Description: .5 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains photographic material, primarily photographs unless otherwise noted. Images depict machinery and buildings of multiple mines including Empire, North Star, and Pennsylvania. Images of people include E. Carmen, Phil Keast, and surface workers at Empire Mine.
This series is arranged alphabetically by subject of image.
Box 20 : 9

Alpha and omega historical marker, 1964

Box 20 : 10

Carmen, E., undated

Box 20 : 11

Empire Mill, Westinghouse back gear drive, undated

Box 20 : 12-25

Empire Mine

Box 20 : 12

1949

Box 20 : 13

Blacksmith shop, 1952

Box 20 : 14

Booster compressor, 38 Winze, 1942 and undated

Box 20 : 15

Booster compressor, 46 Winze, 1940 and undated

Box 20 : 16

Gates, 1952

Box 20 : 17

Head frame, 1951, 1952, and 1958

Box 20 : 18

Hoist, 1950-1951 and undated

Box 20 : 19

Keast, Phil, 1942

Box 20 : 20

Keast, Phil, 1988

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Box 20 : 21

Nordberg hoist, 46 winze, 1940 and undated

Box 20 : 22

Pumps, 1955

Box 20 : 23

Pumps, 1600, 2200 and 3400, 1955

Box 20 : 24

Skip dump, 38 winze, undated

Box 20 : 25

Surface workers at lunch, 1929

Box 20 : 26

Gold display, 1949

Box 20 : 27

Gold field, Nevada, undated

Box 20 : 28

Gold ingot production [?], undated

Box 20 : 29

Grass Valley aerial view, 1946

Box 20 : 30

Machine [lathe?], undated

Box 20 : 31

Man on heavy machinery (unidentified), undated

Box 20 : 32

Mine hoist and mill (unidentified), undated

Box 20 : 33

Miner (unidentified), undated

Box 20 : 34

Mining machinery (unidentified), 1948 and undated

Box 20 : 35

Mountain range (unidentified), undated

Box 20 : 36

North Star assay office, undated

Box 20 : 37

Osborne Hill, undated

Box 20 : 38-39

Pennsylvania Mine

Box 20 : 38

Compressor plant, 1952

Box 20 : 39

P.R.E. compressor, 1941

Box 20 : 40

San Jose Motel, 1956

Box 20 : 41

Snake River Canyon and Deep Creek, undated

Box 20 : 42

Starr, George W., residence at Empire Mine, 1956

Box 20 : 43

Trip (unidentified), undated

 

Series 6.  Reference Files, 1893-1972.

Physical Description: 4.5 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains publications, notes, and reports on mining operation topics and equipment. Much of the material belonged to Phil Keast and probably served as reference material during his work at Empire Mine.
This series is arranged alphabetically by subject, document title, or publisher.
Box 20 : 44

Abrasive wheels, 1956

Box 20 : 45

Alloy steels, 1944 and undated

Box 20 : 46

Aluminum, 1955-1959

Box 20 : 47

Aluminum cable, 1950

Box 20 : 48

American Institute of Electrical Engineering, 1929-1933

Box 20 : 49

American Society for Testing Materials, 1945 and 1959

Box 20 : 50

Architects' Reference Manual, 1956

Box 20 : 51

Ball bearings, undated

Box 20 : 52

Ball mills, 1938, 1942, 1944, and undated

Box 20 : 53

Batteries, 1959 and undated

Box 20 : 54-56

Belting

Box 20 : 54

Conveyor and elevator, 1953

Box 20 : 55

Conveyor by B.F. Goodrich Company, 1948

Box 20 : 56

Leather, 1942

Box 20 : 57

Biddle, James G., Company, 1948-1957

Box 20 : 58

Boiler plant, 1929

Box 20 : 59

Boxes in flumes, undated

Box 20 : 60-63

Bureau of Mines

Box 20 : 60

Information Circular, 1911-1960

Box 20 : 61

National Mine Rescue Contest, 1915

Box 20 : 62

Reports of Investigations, no. 2453 and 2457, 1923

Box 20 : 63

Technical papers, 1923, 1928, and 1940

Box 20 : 64

Businessman's Guide to Electronics by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, undated

Box 20 : 65

Cables, 1930-1934

Box 21 : 1-2

California Industrial Accident Commission

Box 21 : 1

Reports, 1916-1917 and 1919-1920

Box 21 : 2

Safety publications, 1916-1919

Box 21 : 3

California legislation - safety, 1915-1919

Box 21 : 4

California strike slip faults, undated

Box 21 : 5

Cameron hydraulic data, 1930

Box 21 : 6

Canadian Copco, Ltd., 1949-1950

Box 21 : 7-8

"Carson Sink Area, Nevada," by F.C. Schrader, 1947

Box 21 : 9

Centrifugal pumps, undated

Box 21 : 10

Circuit breakers, undated

Box 21 : 11

Combustion Engineering Corp., 1927-1928

Box 21 : 12

Commutator and Slip Ring Maintenance, 1949

Box 21 : 13

Compressors, 1927, 1941, 1945, 1954, and undated

Box 21 : 14

Concrete, 1929 and undated

Box 21 : 15

Convenient Tables and Formulae, by Westinghouse, 1953

Box 21 : 16

Copper and Brass Research Association, 1941-1958

Box 21 : 17

Copper metal, 1952-1962

Box 21 : 18

Crusher and grinding mills, 1940-1953

Box 21 : 19

Crushing Practice and Theory, 1953

Box 21 : 20

Dardelet thread and nut connections, 1929

Box 21 : 21

Design Manual for High Strength Steel, 1954

Box 21 : 22

Double drum air slusher clutch, 1951

Box 21 : 23

Dow Corning Corp., 1946-1959

Box 21 : 24

Drainage of Water and Oil from Compressed Air, undated

Box 21 : 25

Drills and drilling practice, 1938, 1945, and 1951

Box 21 : 26

Electrical conductors, 1964

Box 21 : 27

Electrical data, 1972

Box 21 : 28

Electrical insulation resistance, 1949

Box 21 : 29

Engineering and Mining Journal, 1936, 1951, and 1957

Box 21 : 30

Equipment and Supply Index, 1946

Box 21 : 31

Flammable liquids, 1950

Box 21 : 32

Fluids, 1957

Box 21 : 33

Frue Vanner, undated

Box 21 : 34

Fuels Available for Domestic Use as Substitutes for Anthrocite Coal, 1923

Box 22 : 1

Gear data, 1950

Box 22 : 2

General Electric, 1928-1957

Box 22 : 3

"Gold Deposits of Slumbering Hills, Nevada," 1938

Box 22 : 4

Gold Mill Practices, by the California State Mining Bureau, 1901

Box 22 : 5

"Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc in California and Oregon in 1929," 1931

Box 22 : 6

Grinding of Coromant Drill Steels, 1950

Box 22 : 7

Ground water supplies, undated

Box 22 : 8

Harco Corp., 1955-1961

Box 22 : 9

Hardinge Company, 1935-1942

Box 22 : 10

Hastings Manufacturing Co., undated

Box 22 : 11

Hoists, 1930-1949 and undated

Box 22 : 12

Hydraulic tools, 1953 and undated

Box 22 : 13

Identifying metals, 1932

Box 22 : 14

Induction Voltage Regulator, by General Electric Company, 1929

Box 22 : 15

Insulators, undated

Box 22 : 16

International Nickel Company, 1947-1960

Box 22 : 17

Ion exchanger, 1960

Box 22 : 18

Irrigation Age, 1893

Box 22 : 19

Kerite Insulated Wires and Cables for Electric Light and Power Service, 1954

Box 22 : 20

Legal briefs - quartz mines, undated

Box 22 : 21

Loaders, undated

Box 22 : 22

Local power demand, 1939

Box 22 : 23

Lubrication data, 1923 and undated

Box 22 : 24

Magnesium insulation, undated

Box 22 : 25

Maps, 1910 and undated

Box 22 : 26

Measurement, undated

Box 22 : 27

Metal drawing, 1962

Box 22 : 28

Mill and factory, 1940, 1957, and 1959

Box 22 : 29

Milling Cutter Handbook, undated

Box 22 : 30

Mine investigation notes, 1959

Box 22 : 31

Mining and Scientific Press, 1861

Box 22 : 32

Mining Congress Journal, 1940-1960

Box 22 : 33-34

Miscellaneous, 1905-1965

Box 22 : 35

Motor Generator Maintenance, undated

Box 22 : 36

National Industrial Recovery Act, undated

Box 22 : 37

New York Metal Exchange - Rules and Contracts, 1923

Box 22 : 38

"Notes on Trip of April 1952 to the Northwest Mining Districts," by B. Delinger, 1952

Box 22 : 39

Outdoor cable terminals, 1929

Box 22 : 40

Oxwelding, 1930-1931

Box 22 : 41

Packings and Gaskets of Teflon, undated

Box 22 : 42

Pipe and tube, 1952-1953 and undated

Box 22 : 43

Pipe Fabrication Institute, 1949

Box 22 : 44

Pistons, 1954

Box 22 : 45

Placer mining, undated

Box 23 : 1

Plant, 1950-1953

Box 23 : 2

Plumbing, 1964

Box 23 : 3

Plywood, 1948-1956

Box 23 : 4

Practical Preventive Maintenance for Gas-Diesel and Diesel Engines, 1951

Box 23 : 5

P.R.E. compressor, 1917-1969 and undated

Box 23 : 6

Prepact Reporter, 1953-1956

Box 23 : 7

Preparation of surfaces, 1938

Box 23 : 8

"Prospector's Guide for Uranium," by P. W. Peter, 1953

Box 23 : 9

Pumps, 1939, 1954, and undated

Box 23 : 10

Radio communications, 1921

Box 23 : 11

Rainfall reports, 1941-1965

Box 23 : 12-13

Red Ledge report

Box 23 : 12

1923 with supplements from 1927

Box 23 : 13

1928

Box 23 : 14-15

Reference file - Ed Burger, Magnet Consolidated Mines, Ltd., 1940-1942

Box 23 : 16

Report on Hydro-Electric Power Development on Middle Fork of Yuba River, 1909

Box 23 : 17

Report on Proposed Power Development of the Middle Yuba Hydro Electric Company, by L. R. Stillwell, 1909

Box 23 : 18

Report on the Properties of the Middle Yuba Hydro-Electric Power Company, California, by Galloway and Markwart, 1910

Box 23 : 19

Rescue and Recovery Operations in Mines After Fires and Explosions, 1916

Box 23 : 20

Restricted war department technical manual - Ford trucks, 1942

Box 23 : 21-22

Roller bearings, 1950

Box 23 : 23

Rust-proofing, undated

Box 23 : 24

Safety Manual, by St. Joseph Lead Company, undated

Box 23 : 25

Safety Rules and Regulations, by Phelps Dodge Corp., 1929

Box 24 : 1

Scrapper mucking, 1931

Box 24 : 2

Scrapper Mucking and Loading, by Ingersoll-Rand, 1939

Box 24 : 3

Seamless steel tubes, 1948

Box 24 : 4

Soil Survey of the Grass Valley Area, California, by U. S. D. A., 1921

Box 24 : 5

Soldering, undated

Box 24 : 6

Stainless steel, 1951

Box 24 : 7

Steam condensing plants, 1925

Box 24 : 8

Steel, 1949 and undated

Box 24 : 9

Steel water pipes, 1948

Box 24 : 10

Synchronous motors, 1929

Box 24 : 11

Thread tips, undated

Box 24 : 12

Titanium, 1954

Box 24 : 13

Transformers, 1951, 1955 and undated

Box 24 : 14

Turbo alternator, undated

Box 24 : 15

"Underground Scraping Practice in Metal Mines" manuscript report no. 1, undated

Box 24 : 16

Valves, 1966-1967

Box 24 : 17

Vocational Education, by the California State Board of Education, 1920

Box 24 : 18

Welding, 1941-1951

Box 24 : 19

Wheel alignment, undated

Box 24 : 20

Whitewash recipe, 1910

Box 24 : 21

Wire Cable Treatment and Lubrication, 1938

Box 24 : 22-24

Wire rope

Box 24 : 22-23

1935, 1940, 1942-1943, 1948, 1961, and 1966

Box 24 : 24

Know Your Ropes, 1937and 1947

Box 24 : 25-26

Worthington Company pumps, 1931, 1955-1958, and undated

Box 24 : 27

Wrought iron, undated

 

Series 7.  Vendor Material, 1893-1982.

Physical Description: 35.75 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains correspondence, product samples, and vendor publications such as catalogs, instructions, and promotional material.
This series is arranged into ten subseries:
  • Subseries 7.1. Catalogs, 1899-1982 and undated. 24 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.2. Correspondence, 1895-1967. 1.5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.3. Data Books and Data Sheets, 1918-1958 and undated. 1 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.4. Handbooks, 1935-1959 and undated. .25 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.5. Industrial Publications, 1896-1960. .5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.6. Instructions, 1906-1966. 3.5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.7. Parts/price lists, 1900-1970 and undated. 1.5 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.8. Product Info, 1948-1959 and undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.9. Product samples, 1923 and undated. .125 cubic ft.
  • Subseries 7.10. Promotional Materials, 1893-1970 and undated. 3.25 cubic ft.
 

Subseries 7.1.  Catalogs, 1899-1982 and undated.

Physical Description: 24 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains vendor catalogs received primarily by Phil Keast. The catalogs include product descriptions and specifications and, in some cases, product prices.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 25 : 1-2

Acme Chain Corporation, undated

Box 25 : 3

Aetna Ball and Roller Bearing Company, 1960

Box 25 : 4

Ainsworth, William, and Sons, 1912 and ca. 1914

Box 25 : 5-6

Airco, 1950-1952 and undated

Box 25 : 7

Alabax Porcelain Lighting Fixtures, undated

Box 25 : 8-10

Allen-Bradley Company, 1980-1982

Box 25 : 11

Allen-Sherman-Hoff Company, 1940

Box 25 : 12-13

Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1936-1940 and 1942

Box 25 : 14

American Brake Shoe Company, 1950-1952

Box 25 : 15

American Diamond, undated

Box 25 : 16

American Hardware Corporation, 1951

Box 25 : 17

American Lead pencil Company, 1927

Box 25 : 18

American Optical Company, Safety Division, 1946

Box 25 : 19-20

American Standard, 1955 and 1959

Box 25 : 21

Ames Harris Neville Company, 1915

Box 25 : 22

Anaconda American Brass Company, undated

Box 25 : 23-26

Anaconda Wire and Cable Company, 1937-1949 and 1951

Box 26 : 1-4

Appleton Electric Company, 1938 and 1959

Box 26 : 5

Armstrong Brothers Tool Company, 1956

Box 26 : 6

Arrow Hart and Hegeman Electric Company, 1959

Box 26 : 7

Ashcroft American, Oct. 1939

Box 26 : 8

Atkins, E. C., and Company, Inc., undated

Box 26 : 9

Atlas Car and Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 26 : 10

Austin - Western Road Machinery Company, 1936

Box 26 : 11

Automatic Switch Company, 1950

Box 26 : 12-13

Bacon, Edward R., Company, 1948 and 1956

Box 26 : 14-27 : 2

Baker and Hamilton, 1952-1972 and undated

Box 27 : 3

Barrett, Haentjens, and Company, 1956

Box 27 : 4-11

Bearing and Engineering Company, 1942, 1946, and 1950s

Box 27 : 12-13

Benjamin Electric Company, 1949-1950

Box 27 : 14

Bergstrom Steel Company, undated

Box 28 : 1-9

Bethlehem Steel Company, 1936, 1948-1954, and undated

Box 28 : 10

Black and Decker Manufacturing Company, 1957

Box 28 : 11-13

Braun-Knecht-Heimann Company, 1914, 1917, 1938, and 1955

Box 28 : 14

Broderick and Bascom Rope Company, 1937

Box 28 : 15

Brown and Sharpe, 1951

Box 28 : 16

Brown Instrument Company, 1931

Box 28 : 17

Brown Pyrometers, 1930

Box 28 : 18

Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, 1917 and 1928

Box 28 : 19

Bullard-Davis, Inc., undated

Box 28 : 20

Bullard, E. D., 1920 and undated

Box 28 : 21

Busch-Sulzer Bros. Diesel Engine Company, 1915

Box 28 : 22

Calstrip Steel Corporation, undated

Box 28 : 23

Carborundum Company, 1914

Box 28 : 24

Card, C. S., Iron Works Company, 1940

Box 28 : 25

Cascade Fiberglass Inc., undated

Box 28 : 26-29 : 3

Caterpillar, 1941-1958

Box 29 : 4

Chain Belt Company, 1939

Box 29 : 5-7

Chapman Valve Manufacturing Company, 1947 and 1951

Box 29 : 8

Chase-Shawmut Company, 1959

Box 29 : 9

Chicago Blower Corporation, 1954

Box 29 : 10-13

Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company, 1929, 1949, and 1951-1952

Box 29 : 14

Chicago Wheel Company, 1950

Box 29 : 15

Chisholm-Moore Hoist Corporation, undated

Box 29 : 16

Chrome Steel Works, 1911

Box 29 : 17

Cleveland Twist Drill Company, 1952

Box 29 : 18

Clipper Belt Lacing Company, 1913 and 1915

Box 29 : 19-24

Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation, 1948-1949, 1953-1954, and 1960

Box 30 : 1-2

Combustion Engineering Corporation, 1929 and undated

Box 30 : 3

Compressed Air Machinery Company, undated

Box 30 : 4

Control Products Company, 1957

Box 30 : 5

Conveyor Components Company, 1970

Box 30 : 6-14

Crane Company, 1936, 1940-1941, 1949, 1952, 1960, and undated

Box 30 : 15

Crescent Insulated Wire and Cable Company, undated

Box 30 : 16

Crescent Tool Company, 1954

Box 30 : 17

Crosby, 1929

Box 30 : 18-31: 5

Crouse-Hinds, 1929, 1943, 1953, 1959, and 1962

Box 31 : 6-7

Crucible Steel Company, 1925, 1957, and undated

Box 31 : 8

Cutler-Hammer distributor, 1955-1956

Box 31 : 9

Dake Presses, 1960

Box 31 : 10

Degen, L. P., Belting Company, 1906

Box 31 : 11-12

Delta Star Electric, 1956

Box 31 : 13-15

Denver Equipment Company, 1936, 1947, and 1954

Box 31 : 16

Denver Fire Company, 1943

Box 32 : 1

Dialight Corporation, 1959

Box 32 : 2-4

Dietzgen, Eugene, Company, 1959 and undated

Box 32 : 5

Dings, undated

Box 32 : 6

Disston, Henry, and Sons, Inc., 1940

Box 32 : 7

Dixon, Joseph, Crucible Company, ca. 1910

Box 32 : 8

Do All, 1963

Box 32 : 9

Dorr Cyanide Machinery Company, 1914

Box 32 : 10

Driver-Harris Company, 1957

Box 32 : 11

Eaton Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 32 : 12

Edwards, E. H., Company, ca. 1930

Box 32 : 13

Electric Corporation, 1943

Box 32 : 14

Emerson Electric, 1952

Box 32 : 15

Engineering Society, undated

Box 32 : 16

Exeter Machine Works, undated

Box 32 : 17-18

Falk, Milwaukee, 1939-1940s

Box 32 : 19

Falk Corporation, 1951

Box 32 : 20

Federal Electric Company, undated

Box 32 : 21

Finn, John, Metal Works, 1930

Box 32 : 22-23

Firth-Sterling, undated

Box 32 : 24-33 : 2

Foote Bros., 1927, 1937, and 1953

Box 33 : 3

Foster Company, 1958

Box 33 : 4-5

Fowler, Chas. A., Company, ca. 1952

Box 33 : 6

Foxboro Industrial Instrumentation, undated

Box 33 : 7

Fraser and Chalmers, 1899 and undated

Box 33 : 8

Gandy Belting Company, 1912

Box 33 : 9

Gardner-Denver Company, 1945

Box 33 : 10

Gardner and Sugarman, undated

Box 33 : 11

Garlock Klozures, 1951 and 1957

Box 33 : 12-14

Garlock Packing Company, 1937, 1949, 1952, and 1957

Box 33 : 15

Gates Rubber Company, 1960

Box 33 : 16

General Cable, 1929

Box 33 : 17-35 : 3

General Electric Company

Box 33 : 17

1930

Box 33 : 18

1942

Box 34 : 1

Control, 1943

Box 34 : 2

Control General Purpose, 1961

Box 34 : 3

Delta Beston Wire and Cable, undated

Box 34 : 4-7

Electric Equipment for Industry, 1936, 1939-1940, and 1947

Box 34 : 8

Electric Equipment for Machinery, undated

Box 34 : 9

Industrial Cable, 1934

Box 34 : 10

Industrial Control, no. GEA-606B, 1930

Box 34 : 11

Informal Catalog of Repair Parts, no. 2763, 1917

Box 34 : 12

Insulating Materials, 1940

Box 34 : 13

Large Lamp, 1949-1956

Box 34 : 14

Magnetic Starter and Contractors, undated

Box 34 : 15

Motors, 1939

Box 34 : 16-21

Renewal Parts, 1921, 1935, 1946, 1951, 1956, and undated

Box 34 : 22-24

Renewal Parts and Supplies, 1948-1952

Box 34 : 25

Time Switch, undated

Box 34 : 26-35 : 3

Wiring, 1936, 1939, 1941, and 1947

Box 35 : 4

General Machinery and Supply Company, 1948

Box 35 : 5

General Switch Corporation, 1952

Box 35 : 6

Gits Bros. Manufacturing Company, 1941

Box 35 : 7-8

Glesener, A. J., Company, 1935 and 1951

Box 35 : 9

Globe Lighting Products, 1957

Box 35 : 10

Goldak, undated

Box 35 : 11-36 : 3

Goodman Manufacturing Company, 1930 and 1949-1955

Box 36 : 4

Goodrich, B. F., 1927-1928

Box 36 : 5

Goodyear Rubber Company, 1915 and 1927-1928

Box 36 : 6

Graton and Knight Company, 1952

Box 36 : 7

Graybar Electric Company, 1941

Box 36 : 8

Greenlee Tool Company, undated

Box 36 : 9

Hall-Mac Company, 1963

Box 36 : 10

Hansen Manufacturing Company, 1956-1958

Box 36 : 11

Haven Saw and Tool Company, 1948

Box 36 : 12

Haydon Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 36 : 13

Heine Boiler Company, 1928

Box 36 : 14

Hickinbotham Bros. Limited, 1952

Box 36 : 15

Hodgman Rubber Company, ca. 1925

Box 36 : 16

Hood Rubber Products Company, Inc., ca. 1928

Box 36 : 17

Howard Supply Company, undated

Box 36 : 18

Hubbard and Company,undated

Box 36 : 19

Ideal Company, undated

Box 36 : 20

Incandescent Supply Company, 1956

Box 36 : 21

Industrial Gear Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 36 : 22-37 : 2

Ingersoll-Rand Company, 1906 and undated

Box 37 : 3

Insulation Manufacturers Corporation, 1959

Box 37 : 4

International Acheson Graphite Company, undated

Box 37 : 5

International Tractor, undated

Box 37 : 6-8

International Trucks, 1950 and undated

Box 37 : 9-13

James, D. O., 1937, 1944, and undated

Box 37 : 14

Jeffrey Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 37 : 15

Jenkins Valves, 1940

Box 37 : 16

Jewell Electrical Instrument Company, undated

Box 37 : 17

Johnson Bronze Company, 1951

Box 37 : 18

Johnston, Geo. S., Company, ca. 1930

Box 38 : 1

Jones, W. A., Foundry and Machine Corporation, 1929

Box 38 : 2

Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, 1926

Box 38 : 3-4

Joy Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 38 : 5-6

Keuffel and Esser Company, 1949 and 1954

Box 38 : 7

Keystone Lubricants, 1946

Box 38 : 8

Kilbourne and Jacobs Manufacturing Company, 1908

Box 38 : 9

Kny-Sheerer Company, undated

Box 38 : 10

Ladish Fittings, undated

Box 38 : 11

Leeds and Northrup Company, 1927

Box 38 : 12

Leitz, A. P., Company, undated

Box 38 : 13-14

Leschen Wire Rope Company, 1951 and 1956

Box 38 : 15

Leynor Company, 1899

Box 38 : 16

Lincoln Electric Company, 1952

Box 38 : 17-39 : 3

Link Belt Company, 1913, 1936, 1947, 1950, 1954, and 1958

Box 39 : 4

Locke Insulator Corporation, 1927

Box 39 : 5

Logan Engineering Company, 1927-1951

Box 39 : 6

Logan Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 39 : 7

Longyear, E. J., Company, 1940

Box 39 : 8

Lufkin Rule Company, undated

Box 39 : 9-10

Lunkenheimer Company, 1939 and 1953

Box 39 : 11

Machinery, undated

Box 39 : 12

Marsh Corporation, undated

Box 39 : 13

Marshall-Newell Supply Company, 1957

Box 39 : 14

Martindale Electric Company, 1930

Box 39 : 15-16

Marwedel, C. W., 1953 and 1958

Box 39 : 17-40 : 1

Marwood Limited, 1934 and 1943

Box 40 : 2

Master Electric Company, 1958

Box 40 : 3

McGill Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 40 : 4-6

McGraw-Hill, 1914-1915 and 1949-1952

Box 40 : 7

McMaster-Carr Supply Company, 1949

Box 40 : 8-9

McQuay-Norris, 1953

Box 40 : 10

Meese and Gottfried Company, 1919

Box 40 : 11

Mercoid Corp., 1950

Box 40 : 12

Metal and Non-Metallic Mining Catalogs, 1943

Box 41 : 1

Meyberg, Leo J., Company, undated

Box 41 : 2-3

Midwest Piping Company, 1948 and 1954

Box 41 : 4

Midwest Steel Corp. Rails, track work and accessories, undated

Box 41 : 5

Miller Company, 1949

Box 41 : 6

Miller, Sloss and Scott, undated

Box 41 : 7-8

Mine Safety Appliance Company, ca. 1920, 1925, 1932, and undated

Box 41 : 9-10

Mine and Smelter Supply Company, 1951 and undated

Box 41 : 11

Mines Equipment Company/Joy Manufacturing Company, 1949-1950

Box 41 : 12

Mining Catalogs, 1952-1953

Box 41 : 13-14

Mining World, 1957-1958

Box 41 : 15

Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company, 1951

Box 41 : 16

Morse Twist Drill and Machine Company, 1952

Box 41 : 17

Mueller Brass Company, undated

Box 41 : 18-19

Mueller Company, 1953 and 1955-1956

Box 42 : 1

National Electric Coil Company, undated

Box 42 : 2

National Electric Products Corp., 1941

Box 42 : 3

National Motor Bearing Company, Inc., ca. 1930

Box 42 : 4

National Safety Council, 1926

Box 42 : 5

National Tank and Pipe Company, 1937

Box 42 : 6-8

National Tube Company, 1935, 1937, and 1949-1958

Box 42 : 9

National Twist Drill and Tool Company, 1948

Box 42 : 10

New Departure, undated

Box 42 : 11

New Departure Manufacturing Company, 1934

Box 42 : 12

New Jersey Asbestos Company, undated

Box 42 : 13

Newark Wire Cloth Company, "D", undated

Box 42 : 14

Nice Ball Bearing Company, 1957

Box 42 : 15

Nicholson File Company,

Box 42 : 16

Norma-Hoffmann Bearings Corporation, undated

Box 42 : 17-22

Ohio Brass Company, 1934, 1939-1940, and 1949-1950

Box 42 : 23

Ohio Ceramic Engineering Company, 1914 and undated

Box 42 : 24

Ohio Injector Company, 1952

Box 43 : 1

Oil Injector Company, 1946

Box 43 : 2-6

Okonite Company, 1958 and 1963

Box 43 : 7

Oxweld Acetylene Company, 1914

Box 43 : 8

Pacific Abrasive Supply Company, 1952

Box 43 : 9

Pacific Gear and Tool Works, 1947

Box 43 : 10

Pacific Metals Company, undated

Box 43 : 11

Pacific Mill and Mine Supply Company, undated

Box 43 : 12

Pacific States Electric Company, undated

Box 43 : 13

Pass-Seymur Inc., 1936

Box 43 : 14

Patent Scaffold Company, undated

Box 43 : 15

Philco Corp., undated

Box 43 : 16

Philpott, George M., Company, undated

Box 43 : 17

Pioneer Mechanical Rubber Goods, 1931

Box 44 : 1

Poole Foundry and Machine Company, undated

Box 44 : 2

Porter, H. K., Company, 1958

Box 44 : 3

Post, Frederick, Company, 1956

Box 44 : 4

Pratt and Whitney Company, 1957

Box 44 : 5

Precision Instruments, 1959

Box 44 : 6

Prestolite, 1931

Box 44 : 7-8

Reeves Pulley Company, 1948 and 1951

Box 44 : 9-10

Republic Supply, 1950 and 1952

Box 44 : 11

Revere Rubber Company, undated

Box 44 : 12

Rockbestos Wire and Cable, 1954

Box 44 : 13

Rockwell Manufacturing Corp., undated

Box 44 : 14-45 : 1

Roebling's, John A., Sons Company, ca. 1898, 1930, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1957, and undated

Box 45 : 2

Rossendale-Reddaway Belting and Hose Company, undated

Box 45 : 3

Royal Electric Corp., 1954

Box 45 : 4

Royers Ford Foundry and Machine Company, undated

Box 45 : 5

Ryan, W. M., Company, undated

Box 45 : 6

Ryerson Steel, 1951-1952

Box 45 : 7-8

Sacramento Rubber Company, 1953

Box 45 : 9

Safety Equipment Service Company, undated

Box 45 : 10

Schader, A. D., 1946

Box 45 : 11

Shaw, C. H., Company, undated

Box 45 : 12

Simonds Saw and Steel Company, undated

Box 45 : 13

SKF Industries, 1938

Box 45 : 14

Sloan Valve Company, 1947

Box 45 : 15

Smith-Blair Inc., 1955

Box 45 : 16

Southern Pipe and Casing Company, undated

Box 45 : 17

Southwest Welding and Manufacturing Company, 1943

Box 45 : 18

Spring Systems Company, 1943

Box 45 : 19-20

Square D Company, 1951 and 1978

Box 45 : 21

Standard Underground Cable Company, 1913

Box 45 : 22-23

Starrett Company, 1938 and 1955

Box 45 : 24

Steber Manufacturing Company, 1951-1953

Box 45 : 25-26

Stephens Adamson Manufacturing Company, 1914 and 1954

Box 46 : 1

Stonehouse Signs Incorporated, ca. 1913, 1925, and undated

Box 46 : 2-4

Stromberg-Carlson, 1959 and undated

Box 46 : 5

Sullivan Machinery Company, 1932

Box 46 : 6

SunTent and Awning Company, 1922

Box 46 : 7

Sunnen Products Company Automotive, 1956

Box 46 : 8

Superior Corundum Wheel Company, undated

Box 46 : 9

Syntron Equipment, 1952

Box 46 : 10

Taylor Engineering and Manufacturing Company, no. 4000, 1930

Box 46 : 11

Taylor Forge, 1949

Box 46 : 12

Thomas Flexible Coupling Company, 1952

Box 46 : 13

Thomas Register, 1946

Box 46 : 14

Thor Tool Company, undated

Box 46 : 15

Threadwell Tap and Die Company, 1951-1952

Box 46 : 16

Timkin Rock Bits, 1937-1944

Box 46 : 17

Timkin Roller Bearing Company, 1950

Box 46 : 18

Torrington Company, 1958 and undated

Box 46 : 19

Tower, A. H., Company, 1921 and 1924

Box 46 : 20

Trent Engineering and Machinery Company, undated

Box 46 : 21

Trerice Company, 1951

Box 46 : 22-25

Tri-State Supply Corp., 1947, 1949, 1952, and undated

Box 46 : 26

Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Company, 1941

Box 46 : 27

Tube-Turn, 1949

Box 47 : 1-2

Union Chain and Manufacturing Company, 1939-1940

Box 47 : 3

Union Manufacturing Company, 1941

Box 47 : 4

Union Twist Drill Company, 1950

Box 47 : 5-6

Union Wire Rope, 1939 and 1942

Box 47 : 7

United States Electrical Motors Inc, 1955-1958

Box 47 : 8-10

United States Rubber Company, 1926-1927, 1930- 1931, and undated

Box 47 : 11

Universal Rubber Manufacturing Company, 1922

Box 47 : 12

Upham, Isaac, Company, undated

Box 47 : 13

Valveair Corp, 1953

Box 47 : 14

Van Nostrand, D., Company, undated

Box 47 : 15

Vascoloy-Ramet Corp, 1956

Box 47 : 16

Victaulic, undated

Box 47 : 17

Victor Gaskets Company, 1951

Box 47 : 18

Vogt, Henry, Machine Company, 1940

Box 47 : 19-48 : 1

Walworth Company, 1942 and undated

Box 48 : 2

Wesix Electric heater Company, 1962

Box 48 : 3

Western Fire Equipment Company, 1946

Box 48 : 4

Western Instrument Company, undated

Box 48 : 5-16

Westinghouse, 1932, 1939-1943, 1948-1957, and undated

Box 49 : 1

White Motor Company Service Parts Book, 1937

Box 49 : 2

Whitman and Barnes, 1946

Box 49 : 3

Wiley, John, and Sons, 1907, 1908, and undated

Box 49 : 4

Willson Products Incorporated, undated

Box 49 : 5

Wilson Company, undated

Box 49 : 6

Woodin and Little, undated

Box 49 : 7

Worthington Pump and Machinery Corp., 1923

Box 49 : 8

Wyoming Shovel Works, undated

Box 49 : 9

Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1937

 

Subseries 7.2.  Correspondence, 1895-1967.

Physical Description: 1.5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains correspondence from vendors to various mines and individuals. Much of the correspondence is to Phil Keast at Empire Mine. Topics of correspondence include the introduction of new products and answers to equipment queries.
This subseries is arranged topically into three sections: administrative, equipment-related, and by vendor. Within each section, the folders are arranged alphabetically.
Box 49 : 10-17

Administrative

Box 49 : 10

Business cards received, undated

Box 49 : 11-14

Empire Mine, A-Z, 1911-1929

Box 49 : 15

Phil Keast, A-Z, 1931-1980

Box 49 : 16

Phil Keast correspondence log, 1928-1941

Box 49 : 17

Phil Keast correspondence log - pumps, 1937-1946

Box 49 : 18-50 : 4

Equipment-related

Box 49 : 18

Blower fan and Mug Wamp Mine, 1931-1964

Box 49 : 19

Compressor motor #5 hoist, 1931-1940

Box 49 : 20

Concrete, 1952-1956

Box 49 : 21

Drill bits and rods, 1941-1953

Box 49 : 22

Empire Mine pump, 1955-1956

Box 49 : 23

Fan Noise, 1959

Box 49 : 24

Hoist, 1967

Box 49 : 25

Hydroseal pump and Empire dump, 1965 and undated

Box 50 : 1

Oil furnace and warm air conditioner, 1953-1958

Box 50 : 2

Pipeline, Brunswick Road, 1965

Box 50 : 3

Portable air compressor, 1955-1963

Box 50 : 4

Power plant, 1955-1956

Box 50 : 5-51 : 2

Vendors

Box 50 : 5

Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1950

Box 50 : 6

Alpha Hardware Co., 1950

Box 50 : 7

Aros Electric Inc., 1958

Box 50 : 8

Byron Jackson Co., 1951

Box 50 : 9

Clay Pipe Institute, 1959

Box 50 : 10

Codman Machinery Corp., 1956

Box 50 : 11

Elder and Company, 1956

Box 50 : 12

Electric Engineering Company, 1895

Box 50 : 13

Fraser and Chalmers, 1895

Box 50 : 14

Garwood Industries, 1955

Box 50 : 15

General Cable Power Circuits, 1962

Box 50 : 16-18

General Electric Company, 1934-1961

Box 50 : 19

Goodrich, B. F., Company, 1940

Box 50 : 20

Greensburg Machine Company, 1952

Box 50 : 21

Hyster Company, 1956

Box 50 : 22-24

Ingersoll-Rand, 1932, 1938, and 1961

Box 50 : 25-26

Jackson, Byron, Company, 1961-1968

Box 50 : 27

Joy Manufacturing Company, Remote Control Slushers, 1952-1954

Box 50 : 28

Mancha Little Trammers, 1952-1966

Box 50 : 29

Mine Smelter Supply Company, 1948

Box 50 : 30

Norberg Manufacturing, 1942-1960

Box 50 : 31

Norwalk Iron Works, 1895

Box 50 : 32

Pelton Water Wheel Company, 1895

Box 50 : 33

Risdon Iron and Locomotive Works, 1895

Box 50 : 34

Rix, E. A., 1895

Box 50 : 35

St. Joseph Lead Company, 1952-1957

Box 50 : 36

Schaw, Ingram, Batcher and Company, 1895

Box 50 : 37

Sunnen Products Company, 1956

Box 50 : 38

Timken Roller Bearing Company, 1964

Box 50 : 39

Towmotor Corporation, 1956

Box 50 : 40

Tube Turns, 1957 and 1967

Box 50 : 41

Western Industrial Supply Company, 1956

Box 50 : 42-45

Westinghouse, 1937-1959

Box 51 : 1

Worthington Centrifugal Pump, 1936

Box 51 : 2

Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company, 1956

 

Subseries 7.3.  Data Books and Data Sheets, 1918-1959 and undated.

Physical Description: 1 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains data books and data sheets, a common type of vendor publication. The publications include information such as product specifications, what the product is made of, product sizes, and other general product data.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 51 : 3

American Brass Company, 1950

Box 51 : 4-15

Crucible Steel, 1945-1946, 1948-1955, and 1957

Box 51 : 16

Dow Corning, 1948

Box 51 : 17-18

Goldsmith Bros. Smelting and Refining Company, 1950 and 1952

Box 51 : 19

Hauck Manufacturing, 1953

Box 51 : 20

Ingersoll-Rand, 1918

Box 51 : 21

Johns-Manville, 1944

Box 51 : 22

Kelly Pipe Company, undated

Box 51 : 23

Link-Belt Company, 1931

Box 51 : 24

National Cylinder Gas Company, 1956

Box 51 : 25

Permutit Water Conditioning, 1952-1953

Box 51 : 26

Republic Steel, 1959

Box 51 : 27

Reynolds Aluminum, 1957

Box 51 : 28

Ryerson and Son Inc., 1958

Box 51 : 29

Simplex Wire, 1936-1937

Box 51 : 30-52 : 1

Westinghouse, 1954 and undated

Box 52 : 2

Worthington Rock Drills and Air Tools, 1949

 

Subseries 7.4.  Handbooks, 1935-1959 and undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains handbooks on general topics that are published by vendors.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 52 : 3

Cleveland Rock Drill Company, 1941

Box 52 : 4

Commercial Shearing and Stamping Company, undated

Box 52 : 5

Crucible Steel, 1955

Box 52 : 6

International Epoxy Corp., undated

Box 52 : 7

Landis Machine Company, 1935 and 1954

Box 52 : 8

Roebling's, John. A., Sons Company, 1947

Box 52 : 9

Westinghouse, 1959

 

Subseries 7.5.  Handbooks, 1935-1959 and undated.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains handbooks on general topics that are published by vendors.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 52 : 10

American Zinc, Lead and Smelting Company, 1940

Box 52 : 11

Blasters Handbook, by Dupont, 1954

Box 52 : 12

Buick Magazine, by General Motors, 1941

Box 52 : 13

Cambria Steel Company, 1903

Box 52 : 14

Coil Talk, by National Electric Coil Company, 1947-1949

Box 52 : 15

> Compressed Air, 1896

Box 52 : 16

Crucible Steel Company of America, 1925

Box 52 : 17

Deco Trefoil, 1941, 1945, and 1946

Box 52 : 18

Distribution, by General Electric, 1943

Box 52 : 19

Explosives Engineer, by Hercules Powder Company, 1940-1941

Box 52 : 20

Hyatt Way, by Hyatt Roller Bearing Company, 1912

Box 52 : 21

Industrial Bulletin, by Worthington Corp., 1931

Box 52 : 22

Lubrication, by Texas Company, 1932-1933

Box 52 : 23

Master Builders Reporter, by Master Builders Company, 1956-1958

Box 52 : 24

National Brush Digest, by Union Carbide and Carbon Corp., 1955

Box 52 : 25

News Digest, by General Electric, 1945-1947

Box 52 : 26

Nickel Cast Iron News, by International Nickel Company Inc., 1945

Box 52 : 27

O-B Bulletin, by Ohio Brass Company, 1932

Box 52 : 28

Ohmite Manufacturing Company, 1948

Box 52 : 29

Operator's Stabalizer, by Lincoln Electric Company, 1932

Box 52 : 30

Ore Dressing Notes, by American Cyanamide Company, 1936

Box 52 : 31-53 : 1

Oxy-Acetlyne Tips, by Lind Air Products Company, 1928-1933

Box 53 : 2

Power and Fluids, by Worthington Corp., 1954

Box 53 : 3

Safeguarding Industry, by A. C. Caruthers, 1919

Box 53 : 4

Sharp Bits, by Homestake Mining Company, 1957-1960

Box 53 : 5

Standard Oil Bulletin, 1932

Box 53 : 6

Steel, 1942

Box 53 : 7

Tideways, by Port of Stockton, 1953

Box 53 : 8

Timken Engineering Journal, by Tinken Roller Bearing Company, 1940

Box 53 : 9

Welder's Stabilizer, by Lincoln Electric Company, 1943

Box 53 : 10

Wire Engineering, by John A. Roebling's Sons Company, 1931-1932

 

Subseries 7.6.  Instructions, 1906-1966.

Physical Description: 3.5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains equipment instructions published and distributed by vendors.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 53 : 11

Allis-Chalmers Company, 1906, 1932-1937, 1952, and undated

Box 53 : 12

Allis, Louis Company, undated

Box 53 : 13

American Can Company, undated

Box 53 : 14

Arcair Company, undated

Box 53 : 15

Atlantic Paint Company, undated

Box 53 : 16

Altas Car and Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 53 : 17

Atlas Copco, 1959 and 1966

Box 53 : 18

Atlas Diesel, 1950-1955

Box 53 : 19

Automatic Temperature Control Company, 1949-1952

Box 53 : 20

Bankheat Oil burners, 1953

Box 53 : 21

Bemis Bros. Bag Company, 1922

Box 53 : 22

Bendix-Westinghouse Automotive Air Brake Company, 1952

Box 53 : 23-24

Biddle, James G., Company, 1935-1936 and 1948

Box 53 : 25

Black and Decker, 1959

Box 53 : 26

Blackmer Pump Company, undated

Box 53 : 27

Bowser, S. F. and Company, undated

Box 53 : 28

Boyle Bros. Drilling Company, undated

Box 53 : 29

Briggs and Stratton Corp., undated

Box 53 : 30

Bristol Company, 1950

Box 53 : 31

Bucyrus-Erie Company, undated

Box 53 : 32

Buffalo Fire Appliance Corp., 1945

Box 53 : 33

Buick, 1964

Box 53 : 34-38

Caterpillar Tractor Company, 1941 and undated

Box 53 : 39

Century Electric Company, undated

Box 53 : 40

Chicago Latrobe Company, 1950

Box 53 : 41

Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company, 1920, 1944, 1954, and undated

Box 53 : 42

Cincinnati Milling Machine Company, 1929 and 1952

Box 53 : 43

Crane Company, 1951

Box 53 : 44

Crucible Steel Company, undated

Box 53 : 45

Cutler-Hammer Company, 1933-1935

Box 53 : 46

Deister Machine Company, undated

Box 53 : 47

Denver Rock Drill and Machinery Company, undated

Box 54 : 1

Disston, Henry, and Sons Incorporated, 1943 and 1950

Box 54 : 2

Draeger Oxygen Apparatus Company, 1913

Box 54 : 3

Eimco Corp., undated

Box 54 : 4

Electric Storage Battery Company, 1940 and 1949

Box 54 : 5

Faber, A. W., Company, undated

Box 54 : 6

Fairbanks Morse, 1946, 1948, and 1958

Box 54 : 7

Federal-Mogul Bearing Service, 1956

Box 54 : 8

Flexible Steel Lacing Company, 1939

Box 54 : 9

Foley Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 54 : 10

Foster Wheeler Corp., 1950

Box 54 : 11

France Packing Company,undated

Box 54 : 12

Gardner-Denver Company, 1940-1954

Box 54 : 13-26

General Electric Company, 1925-1926, 1934, 1941-1942, 1944, 1946, 1960, and undated

Box 54 : 27

Glenn-Roberts Company Inc., undated

Box 54 : 28

Goodman Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 54 : 29

Gould-National Batteries Incorporated, 1953-1957

Box 54 : 30

Gould Pumps Incorporated, 1962

Box 54 : 31

Gould Storage Battery Corp., undated

Box 54 : 32

Greenlee Tool Company, undated

Box 54 : 33

Hardinge Company, undated

Box 54 : 34

Homelite Corp., undated

Box 54 : 35

Honeywell, 1940

Box 54 : 36-55 : 9

Ingersoll-Rand

Box 54 : 36

Air saws, 1946

Box 54 : 37

Air tools, 1945

Box 54 : 38

Class pre-compressors, 1932 and 1940

Box 54 : 39

Drills and sharpeners, 1914-1954

Box 54 : 40

Engines and motors, 1937, 1941, and 1953

Box 54 : 41

Furnace, 1940-1946

Box 55 : 1

Heavy-duty compressor,1940

Box 55 : 2

Hoists, 1924-1925

Box 55 : 3

Imperial air compressors, 1916 and 1928

Box 55 : 4

Pneumatic tools, 1940

Box 55 : 5

Portable air compressors, 1955

Box 55 : 6

Pumps, 1946

Box 55 : 7

Type 30 compressor, 1950

Box 55 : 8

Type 40 compressor, 1940-1949

Box 55 : 9

Valves, 1960

Box 55 : 10

International Harvester Company, 1954-1957

Box 55 : 11

Jacobsen Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 55 : 12

Johns-Manville, 1916 and undated

Box 55 : 13

Johnson Motors, undated

Box 55 : 14-15

Joy Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 55 : 16

Keuffel and Esser Company, 1952

Box 55 : 17

Kohler Company, undated

Box 55 : 18

Landis Machine Company, 1922

Box 55 : 19

Leynor Company, undated

Box 55 : 20

Lincoln Electric Company, 1958-1960

Box 55 : 21

Link-Belt Company, 1951

Box 55 : 22

Logan Engineering Company, undated

Box 55 : 23

Mack Trucks, undated

Box 55 : 24

Madison - Kipp Corp., 1950

Box 55 : 25

Mall Tool Company, undated

Box 55 : 26

Malsbury Company, undated

Box 55 : 27

Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Company, undated

Box 55 : 28

Master Builders Company, 1955

Box 55 : 29

McCormick-Deering, 1944

Box 55 : 30

Morel, J. M., Company, undated

Box 55 : 31

Morse Chain Company, undated

Box 55 : 32

Norberg, 2-cycle diesel engines type NF, 1929

Box 55 : 33

Nordstom Valves Division, Rockwell Manufacturing Company, 1949

Box 55 : 34

Oregon Saw Chain Corporation, 1952

Box 55 : 35

Pacific Metals Company, undated

Box 55 : 36

Philco Corp., 1945

Box 55 : 37

Plymouth Cordage Company, 1941

Box 55 : 38

Portable Electric Tools Incorporated, undated

Box 55 : 39

Ray Oil Burner Company, undated

Box 55 : 40

Reeves Pulley Company, 1944

Box 55 : 41

Reynolds Metal Company, 1955

Box 55 : 42

Saxe System Welded Connextion Units, 1948

Box 55 : 43

Sensory Inc., undated

Box 55 : 44

Simonds Saw and Steel Company, 1945 and 1954

Box 55 : 45

Sullivan Machinery Company, undated

Box 56 : 1

Sunnen Products Company, undated

Box 56 : 2

Syntron Company, undated

Box 56 : 3

Taylor Instruments Company, 1919

Box 56 : 4

Thermoking, 1979

Box 56 : 5

Thor Power Tool Company, 1949

Box 56 : 6

Threadwell Tap and Die Company, undated

Box 56 : 7

Timken roller Bearing Company, 1955 and 1965

Box 56 : 8

Viking Pump Company, undated

Box 56 : 9

Wagner Electric Company, 1954

Box 56 : 10-13

Westinghouse Electric, 1934, 1957, and undated

Box 56 : 14

Weston Instruments, 1952

Box 56 : 15

Wheelco Instruments Company, undated

Box 56 : 16

Wisconsin Motor Company, undated

Box 56 : 17

Worthington Corp., 1929 and undated

 

Subseries 7.7.  Parts/Price Lists, 1900-1970 and undated.

Physical Description: 1.5 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains parts and price lists for vendor products.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 56 : 18

Ace Drill Corporation, undated

Box 56 : 19

Acme Chain Corporation, undated

Box 56 : 20

Aeroqip Corp., 1969

Box 56 : 21

Aerovox Wireless Corporation, 1929-1930

Box 56 : 22

Allis-Chalmers, 1942 and undated

Box 56 : 23

American Air Filter Company, 1942

Box 56 : 24

American Blower Corporation, 1956

Box 56 : 25

American Brass Company, 1951 and 1961

Box 56 : 26

American Electrical Heater Company, undated

Box 56 : 27

American Rubber Manufacturing Company, 1910

Box 56 : 28

Ames Harris Neville Company, 1911

Box 56 : 29

Arguto Oilless Bearing Company, undated

Box 56 : 30

Arrow-Hart and Heggman Electric Company, undated

Box 56 : 31

Ashurst Press Drill Company, ca. 1905

Box 56 : 32

Atkins, E. C., Company, 1936

Box 56 : 33

Atlas Brass Foundry, no. 109, 1953

Box 56 : 34

Atlas Copco Pacific Incorporated, undated

Box 56 : 35

Atlas Deisel, 1953

Box 56 : 36

Automatic Sprinkler Corporation, 1939

Box 56 : 37

Bashful Smith Blueprinter, 1925

Box 56 : 38

Beacon Falls Rubber Shoe Company, 1929-1930

Box 56 : 39

Black and Decker, undated

Box 56 : 40

Bristol Company, 1955

Box 56 : 41

Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, 1917-1918

Box 56 : 42

Buchanan, C. G., Company, 1924

Box 56 : 43

Bullard, E. D., 1926

Box 56 : 44

Capitol Fire Equipment Company, 1949

Box 56 : 45

Carborundum Company, 1954

Box 56 : 46

Cash, A. W., Valve Manufacturing Corp., undated

Box 56 : 47

Chicago Blower Corp., undated

Box 56 : 48

Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company, 1927-1930 and 1952

Box 56 : 49

Cochise Machine Company, undated

Box 56 : 50

Columbia Electric Manufacturing Company, 1962

Box 56 : 51

Columbia Steel Company, 1931

Box 56 : 52

Copco Pacific Ltd., 1953

Box 56 : 53

Crescent Belt Fastener Company, undated

Box 56 : 54

Crocker, H. S., 1917

Box 56 : 55

Crucible Steel Company, 1912

Box 56 : 56

Cutler-Hammer Incorporated, 1955-1956

Box 56 : 57

Denver Fire Clay Company, undated

Box 56 : 58

Denver Rock Drill Manufacturing Company, 1910, 1914, and undated

Box 56 : 59

Dick, R. and J., Company Incorporated, 1911

Box 56 : 60

Dixon, Joseph, Crucible Company, 1907, 1912, 1914, 1916, and 1950

Box 56 : 61

Dorr Co., Inc., 1940

Box 56 : 62

Eimco Corp., 1955

Box 56 : 63

Emerson Electric Company, 1952

Box 56 : 64-65

Firth-Sterling, 1943-1944 and 1947

Box 56 : 66

Gardner-Denver Company, 1939-1954

Box 56 : 67

Garlock Incorporated, 1961

Box 56 : 68

General Electric Company, 1925-1955

Box 57 : 1

General Electric Motors, 1938-1948

Box 57 : 2

General Machinery and Supply Company, 1917 and undated

Box 57 : 3

Goodman Manufacturing Company, 1939 and undated

Box 57 : 4-5

Goodrich, B. F., Company, 1917-1918, 1927, and 1932

Box 57 : 6

Graybar Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 57 : 7

Greensburg Machine Company, 1952-1954

Box 57 : 8

Hartzell Propeller Fan Company, undated

Box 57 : 9

Hertner Electric Company, 1938

Box 57 : 10

Holman Bros., undated

Box 57 : 11

Homelite Corporation, 1946 and undated

Box 57 : 12

Hyster Company, undated

Box 57 : 13

Ingersoll-Rand, 1911-1955

Box 57 : 14

Jackson, Byron, Company, 1938 and undated

Box 57 : 15

Johnson Motors, undated

Box 57 : 16-17

Jorgensen, Earl M., Company, 1956 and 1964

Box 57 : 18-24

Joy Manufacturing Company

Box 57 : 18

Cable fault finder, undated

Box 57 : 19

Drills, 1951 and undated

Box 57 : 20

Hoists, 1929, 1935, and undated

Box 57 : 21

Shovel loader, undated

Box 57 : 22

Slushers, 1933 and undated

Box 57 : 23

Sullivan slushers, undated

Box 57 : 24

Sullivan turbinair motor, undated

Box 57 : 25

Keuffel and Esser Company, 1954

Box 57 : 26

Krogh Pump and Equipment Company, undated

Box 57 : 27

Landis Company, undated

Box 57 : 28

Logan Engineering Company, undated

Box 57 : 29

Lug-All Winch-Hoists, undated

Box 57 : 30

Lukenheimer Company, 1938

Box 57 : 31

Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Company, undated

Box 57 : 32

Manzel Division, 1955 and undated

Box 57 : 33

McGill Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 57 : 34

Men's Black Rubber Surface, 1930

Box 57 : 35

Mine and Smelter Supply Company, undated

Box 57 : 36

Mishawaka Woolen Manufacturing Company, 1922

Box 57 : 37

Mitchell Lighting, 1940-1948

Box 57 : 38

Nutt, Buell W., Company, undated

Box 57 : 39

Patent Scaffolding Company, 1926 and undated

Box 57 : 40

Porter, H. K., Company, 1956 and 1970

Box 57 : 41

Pratt and Whitney Company, 1921

Box 57 : 42

Quaker City Rubber Company, undated

Box 57 : 43

Rising, H. G., Company, undated

Box 57 : 44

Roebling's, John A., Sons Company, 1914 and undated

Box 57 : 45

Ryerson Steel Company, 1956-1957

Box 57 : 46

SKF Service Bearings, 1937

Box 57 : 47

Standard Underground Cable Company,1915

Box 57 : 48

Starrett, L. S., Company, 1955

Box 57 : 49

Stromberg-Carlson Company, undated

Box 57 : 50

Sullivan Machinery Company,1916, 1931, and undated

Box 57 : 51

Sunbeam Lighting Company, 1951

Box 57 : 52

SunTent and Henrix-Luebbert Company, 1927

Box 57 : 53

Thermoid Rubber Company, undated

Box 57 : 54

Thompson Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 57 : 55

Thomson-Diggs Company, ca. 1900

Box 57 : 56

Thor Power Tool Company, 1935 and undated

Box 57 : 57

Timken Roller Bearing Company, 1948

Box 57 : 58

Tubbs Cordage Company, 1916

Box 57 : 59

United States Rubber Company, 1927 and 1930

Box 57 : 60

Van Dorn Electric Tool Company, undated

Box 57 : 61

Victor Equipment Company, 1957

Box 57 : 62

Waterbury Company, 1916

Box 57 : 63

Weller Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 57 : 64

Western Rock Bit Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 57 : 65

Westinghouse, 1952-1954 and 1959

Box 57 : 66

White Company, 1927

Box 57 : 67

Wilson Products Inc., 1950

Box 57 : 68

Word Brothers, 1910

Box 57 : 69

Worthington Pump and Machinery Corp., 1927-1930

Box 57 : 70

Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, 1930

 

Subseries 7.8.  Product Information, 1948-1959 and undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains general advertising information published by vendors about various products.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 57 : 71

Glenn-Roberts Company Incorporated, undated

Box 58 : 1

Goodrich, B. F., Company, 1948

Box 58 : 2

Kaiser Aluminum, 1959

Box 58 : 3

Master Builders Company, undated

Box 58 : 4

Storage Battery Locomotive, undated

Box 58 : 5

Tropical Paint and Oil Company, undated

Box 58 : 6

Upson-Walton, undated

 

Subseries 7.9.  Product Samples, 1923 and undated.

Physical Description: .125 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains vendor product samples sent to mines and individuals. Samples include asphalt shingles, insulation, and safety posters.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 58 : 7

Bashful Smith Blueprinter, 1923

Box 58 : 8

Dixon, Joseph, Crucible Company, undated

Box 58 : 9

General Electric insulation, undated

Box 58 : 10

National Safety Council posters, undated

Box 58 : 11

United States Gypsum Company, undated

 

Subseries 7.10.  Promotional Materials, 1893-1970 and undated.

Physical Description: 3.25 cubic ft.

Subseries Scope and Content Summary

This subseries contains vendor advertising material sent to mines and individuals. Where there is only one document per vendor, the documents have been filed together in alphabetical order by vendor name. Folders with miscellaneous vendor material are located at the beginning of each letter in the alphabet, before specific vendor names.
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by vendor name.
Box 58 : 12

Inventory, undated

Box 58 : 13-14

A, 1941-1960 and undated

Box 58 : 15

Allis-Chalmers, 1959

Box 58 : 16

American Mining and Research Corp., undated

Box 58 : 17

American Took Works Company, 1913

Box 58 : 18

Arco Company, undated

Box 58 : 19

Armco Drainage and Metal Products Inc., 1958

Box 58 : 20

Atlas Car and Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 58 : 21

Atlas Copco, undated

Box 58 : 22

Automatic Sprinkler Corp., 1945-1946 and 1956-1957

Box 58 : 23

B, 1936-1961

Box 58 : 24

Baker-Raulang Company, undated

Box 58 : 25

Barber-Greene, undated

Box 58 : 26

Barclay, Andrew, Sons and Company, undated

Box 58 : 27

Bearing Inspection Incorporated, undated

Box 58 : 28

Bemis Bros. Bag Company, 1922

Box 58 : 29

Blackhawk Industrial Products Company, 1963

Box 58 : 30

Boston Insulated Wire and Cable Company, undated

Box 58 : 31

Brady, W. H., and Company, 1949

Box 58 : 32

Broderick and Bascom Rope Company, 1943

Box 58 : 33

Brown Instrument Company, 1929 and 1930

Box 58 : 34

Buff and Buff Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 58 : 35

Bullard, E. B., Company, undated

Box 58 : 36

Busch-Sulzir Bros. Diesel Engine Company, 1914

Box 58 : 37

Byers, A. M., Company, undated

Box 58 : 38

C, 1947-1963 and undated

Box 58 : 39

Capitol Fire and Equipment Company, 1949

Box 58 : 40

Carborundum Company, undated

Box 58 : 41

Celanese Corp., 1959

Box 58 : 42

Chase, W. M., Company, 1954

Box 58 : 43

Champion Spark Plug Company, undated

Box 58 : 44

Climax Molybdenum Company, undated

Box 58 : 45

Clover Leaf Machine Company, ca. 1909

Box 58 : 46

Clyde Iron Works, undated

Box 58 : 47

Cochran Corp., 1953

Box 58 : 48

Combustion Engineering Corp., 1923

Box 58 : 49

Continental-Diamond Fiber Company, undated

Box 58 : 50

Crane Company, 1931 and undated

Box 59 : 1

Crucible Steel Company, undated

Box 59 : 2

D - F, 1905-1961 and undated

Box 59 : 3

Denver Equipment Company, 1944, 1960, and undated

Box 59 : 4

Denver Hydro Company, ca. 1916

Box 59 : 5

Detroit Graphite Company, undated

Box 59 : 6

Dick, R. and J., undated

Box 59 : 7

Dieflex Varnish Tubing Products, 1949

Box 59 : 8

Dow Corning, 1949, 1959, and 1967

Box 59 : 9

Draiger Oxygen Apparatus Company, 1914 and undated

Box 59 : 10

Dreses Machine Tool Company, undated

Box 59 : 11

Dunmore Company, undated

Box 59 : 12

Dupont, 1964

Box 59 : 13

Dynomatic Corp., 1952

Box 59 : 14

Edison, Thomas A., Incorporated, 1937 and undated

Box 59 : 15-16

Edwards Wire Rope, undated

Box 59 : 17

Electric Controller and Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 59 : 18

Electric Weighing Company, undated

Box 59 : 19

Elwell-Parker Electric Company, undated

Box 59 : 20

Excelsior Drill and Manufacturing Company, ca. 1910

Box 59 : 21

Fairbanks Morse and Company, 1915 and 1956

Box 59 : 22

Falk Corp., 1924 and 1948

Box 59 : 23

Fansteel Products Company Incorporated, undated

Box 59 : 24

Farquhar, A. B., Company, undated

Box 59 : 25

Federal Electric Company, 1924

Box 59 : 26

Fisher and Norris, 1953

Box 59 : 27

Foxboro Instrumentation, undated

Box 59 : 28

Fuller Lehigh, 1928-1930 and undated

Box 59 : 29

Gang, W. M. E., Company, undated

Box 59 : 30

Gardner-Denver, 1953-1962

Box 59 : 31

Garlock Incorporated, undated

Box 59 : 32

General Cable, 1931-1964

Box 59 : 33-34

General Electric

Box 59 : 33

1912, 1937, 1950-1955, and undated

Box 59 : 34

Comparators and calculators, 1951-1964 and undated

Box 59 : 35

Gifford-Wood Company, undated

Box 59 : 36

Glessner, A. J., Company, undated

Box 59 : 37

Goldak Company, undated

Box 59 : 38

Golden-Anderson Valve Specialty Company, undated

Box 59 : 39

Goodrich, B. F., Company, undated

Box 59 : 40

Goodyear Rubber Company, undated

Box 59 : 41

Greenlee Bros. and Company, undated

Box 59 : 42

Grinnell Company, 1958

Box 59 : 43

H, 1952-1965 and undated

Box 59 : 44

Handy and Harman Company, undated

Box 59 : 45

Hanson-Vanwinkle-Munning Company, undated

Box 59 : 46

Harron, Rickard, and McCone, undated

Box 59 : 47

Hays Corp., undated

Box 59 : 48

Hazard Insullated Wire Works, undated

Box 59 : 49

Hertner Electric Company, undated

Box 59 : 50

Hobart Motor Generator Corporation, undated

Box 59 : 51-52

Holophane Company Inc., 1929-1932 and undated

Box 59 : 53

Houghton, E. F., Company, undated

Box 59 : 54

I - K, 1947-1963 and undated

Box 60 : 1

Ingersoll-Rand, 1913, 1960-1967, and undated

Box 60 : 2

International Nickel Company, 1930, 1965, and undated

Box 60 : 3

Jeffrey Manufacturing Company, 1935, 1938, and undated

Box 60 : 4

Jerguson Gauge and Valve Company, 1953 and 1958

Box 60 : 5

Jewell Steel and Malleable Company, 1917

Box 60 : 6

Johns-Manville, undated

Box 60 : 7

Jorgenson, Earl M., Company, undated

Box 60 : 8

King, H. J. H., and Company, undated

Box 60 : 9

King, Julius, Optical Company, undated

Box 60 : 10

L, 1935-1960 and undated

Box 60 : 11

Landis Tool Company, undated

Box 60 : 12

Lansing Company, 1917

Box 60 : 13

Lansinger, O. B., and Company, undated

Box 60 : 14

Lincoln Electric Company, undated

Box 60 : 15

Lobdell Car Wheel Company, 1910, 1912, and 1913

Box 60 : 16

Logan Engineering Company, undated

Box 60 : 17

Longyear, E. J., Company, undated

Box 60 : 18

M- O, 1952-1963 and undated

Box 60 : 19

Malsbury Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 60 : 20

Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Company, undated

Box 60 : 21

Mine and Smelter Supply Company, undated

Box 60 : 22

Mine Safety Appliances Company, 1923, 1928, and undated

Box 60 : 23

Mishawaka Manufacturing Company, undated

Box 60 : 24

Morse Chain Company, ca. 1912-1913, 1915, and undated

Box 60 : 25

Motor Generator Corp., undated

Box 60 : 26

National Medical Research Company, undated

Box 60 : 27

New York Belting and Packing Company, undated

Box 60 : 28

Nibco Inc., 1970

Box 60 : 29

Norberg Manufacturing Company, 1934 and undated

Box 60 : 30

Norwalk Iron Works Company, 1893

Box 60 : 31

Okonite Company, 1953

Box 60 : 32

Oliver Continuous Filter Company, 1919

Box 60 : 33

Orenstein-Arthur Coppel Company, undated

Box 60 : 34

P-R, 1945-1976 and undated

Box 60 : 35

Pacific Slushing Scrappers, 1945

Box 60 : 36

Patent Scaffolding Company, undated

Box 60 : 37

Patterson-Kelley Company, 1969

Box 60 : 38

Pedrick and Ayer Company, undated

Box 60 : 39

Pittsburgh Spring and Steel Company, 1911

Box 60 : 40

Pyroil Company Mfgs., undated

Box 60 : 41

Quaker City Rubber Company, undated

Box 60 : 42

Quincy, Manchester, Sergent Company, undated

Box 60 : 43

Quinn Oil Burner and Torch Company, ca. 1919

Box 60 : 44

Ralph's Pugh Company, Inc., undated

Box 60 : 45

Robbins and Meyers Inc., undated

Box 60 : 46

Robins Conveying Belt Company, 1912

Box 60 : 47

Rochester Ropes, Inc., 1946

Box 60 : 48

Rockbestos, undated

Box 60 : 49

Rockwell Manufacturing Company, 1958 and undated

Box 60 : 50

Roebling's, John A., Sons Company, 1920, 1929, and undated

Box 60 : 51

Sa - Sp, 1959-1965

Box 60 : 52

SKF Industries Inc., undated

Box 60 : 53

Safety Equipment Service Company, ca. 1920 and undated

Box 60 : 54

Sandvik Cormorant, 1951 and undated

Box 60 : 55

Simonds Saw and Steel Company, 1942

Box 60 : 56

Simplex Wire and Cable Company, undated

Box 60 : 57

Skil Corporation, 1959

Box 60 : 58

St - Sy, 1952-1959

Box 60 : 59

Steel Improvement and Forge Company, 1950

Box 60 : 60

Stoco (safety goggles), undated

Box 60 : 61

Stonhard Company, undated

Box 60 : 62

Sullivan Machinery Company, 1931-1932

Box 60 : 63

T, 1944-1963

Box 60 : 64

Thomson-Diggs Company, undated

Box 60 : 65

Timken Roller Bearing Company, 1948-1950

Box 60 : 66

Trent Engineering Company, undated

Box 60 : 67

Tube Turns Incorporated, 1952

Box 60 : 68

Tubular Structures Corporation, 1956

Box 60 : 69

U - Z, 1955-1962

Box 61 : 1

Unit Construction Company, undated

Box 61 : 2

United States Gauge Company, undated

Box 61 : 3

United Steel Company, undated

Box 61 : 4

Van Nostrand, D., Company, undated

Box 61 : 5

Wagner Electric Corporation, undated

Box 61 : 6

Waldes Kohinoor Inc., 1951

Box 61 : 7

Watt Mining Car Wheel Company, undated

Box 61 : 8

Western Alloy and Tool Steel Company, undated

Box 61 : 9

Western Precipitation Corporation, 1952

Box 61 : 10

Westinghouse,1935-1948

Box 61 : 11

Willson, T. A., and Company Incorporated, undated

Box 61 : 12

Worthington Pump and Machinery Company, 1928

 

Series 8.  Oversize Material.

Physical Description: 17.5 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of oversize material that was removed from the collection and filed separately in oversize boxes. Oversize material is located in boxes 62-98.
 

Series 9.  Restricted Material.

Physical Description: .25 cubic ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of documents that are permanently restricted and unavailable for public use. Restricted material is located in box 99 of the collection.