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Guide to the Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation, 1917-1942
858-877, 1636-1640  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Contents
  • History
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation,
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1942
    Box Number: 858-877, 1636-1640
    Creator: Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Unrestricted.

    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gold mines and mining--California--Calaveras County.
    Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation (Calif.)
    Carson Hill (Calif.)--History.

    Contents

    Application and information cards, bills and invoices, correspondence, daily assay, mill & precipitation reports, detailed company costs, expenditures miscellany, general accounts, journal entries, memos, mining returns, operation & production records, pay roll, requisitions, statement of bullion sent to mint, mill report, timber inventory, timebook and timecards

    History

    In 1919, W. J. Loring and Assoc. of Boston formed the Carson Hill Gold Mines Co., Inc. with A. D. Stevenot as superintendent. The Morgan Hill and the Calaveras Mine and Mill were purchased and a rich hanging ore wall was discovered at the Morgan mine. During the next few years, additional properties were absorbed, including those of the Melones Consolidated Mining Co., and the name of the company was changed to Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation. However, after encountering the rich ore body in the Morgan, the other mines were neglected. Furthermore, in 1924, a policy of selective mining was adopted which ultimately resulted in a decrease in the earnings and tonnage output. The company operated the properties thus until 1926 when for lack of capital they were forced to close.
    In 1933, the Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation was reorganized by a group of western entreprenueurs led by A. O. Stewart and J. A. Burgess as mine superintendent. The Melones, Calaveras, and Morgan Mines were put back into operation. The Carson Hill Gold Mining Corp. continued operation until May 1942 when the mill was destroyed by fire.

    Correspondents

    Major correspondents

    • Davis, John Francis, 1859-1930.

    Other correspondents

    • American Mining Congress Special Information Service
    • American Zinc, Lead and Smelting Company
    • Arizona mining journal
    • Bernard, Bandler and Sons
    • Bertheau, Cesar, 1820-1896.
    • Braun-Knecht-Heimann Company
    • Bruce, Grover L.
    • California Hotel Company
    • California. Industrial Accident Commission

      (SEE: Industrial Accident Commission of the State of California)
    • California Iron Yards Company, Inc.
    • Carson Trading Store
    • Clark, Jack
    • Consumers Fuse and Powder Company
    • Coppus Engineering Company
    • East Asiatic Company, Inc.
    • Electric Appliance Company
    • Electric, Railway and Manufacturers' Supply Co.
    • Employers' Liability Assurance Corporation, Limited
    • Emporium
    • Engineering and mining journal
    • Fairbanks, Morse and Co.
    • Finley, J. F. (Office of)
    • First National Bank.
    • Gardner Denver Company
    • General Motors Company.
    • Hamilton, Beauchamp, Woodworth
    • Harring, Wm.
    • Hildingson, N.
    • Industrial Accident Commission of the State of California
    • Isaac Upham Company
    • John A. Roebling's Sons Company of California

      (SEE: Roeblings, John A. Sons Co. of California)
    • Marhoff, Jesse
    • Melones Cyaniding Company
    • Merrick Scale Manufacturing Co.
    • Mines Supply Co.
    • Mining congress journal
    • Pacific Coast Gold Mines Corporation
    • Pacific Coast Rubber and Supply Co., Inc.
    • Pacific Foamite Firefoam Co., Inc.
    • Pacific Mill and Mine Supply Co.
    • Pennington, George W. Sons, Inc.
    • Polansky, A.R. Used Machinery.
    • Processed Diamond Bit and Tool Company Inc.
    • Raggio-Carlow Company
    • Roebling's, John A. Sons Co. of California
    • Ross Collection Agency
    • San Francisco call bulletin
    • San Francisco examiner
    • Sierra Railroad.
    • Solinsky, F. J.
    • Sonora Abstract and Title Company
    • Stockton Iron Works
    • Techow Laboratories
    • Thyle Machinery Co.
    • Tintic Standard Mining Company
    • Tyler, Ed.
    • United States. Bureau of Mines.
    • Utica Mining Co.
    • Verda, Vincent
    • Wagusie, John I.
    • Woodled-Pulich Printing Co.
    • Wright, Mark H.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    Books:

    • Title: Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation : the romance of the famous Mother Lode of California
      Identifier/Call Number: (CALIF* HD 9536 U52 C3)

    Miscellaneous:

    • One deed