Register of the Secret Ravine Mining Company Records, 1908-1913

Processed by Don Walker; machine-readable finding aid created by Don Walker
Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University Library, University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2404
Fax: (209) 946-2810
URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
© 1998
University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.



Register of the Secret Ravine Mining Company Records, 1908-1913

Collection number: Mss78

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University Library

University of the Pacific

Contact Information

  • Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
  • University Library, University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA 95211
  • Phone: (209) 946-2404
  • Fax: (209) 946-2810
  • URL: http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections.html
Processed by:
Don Walker
Date Completed:
October 1998
Encoded by:
Don Walker
© 1998 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Secret Ravine Mining Company Records,
Date (inclusive): 1908-1913
Collection number: Mss78
Creator: Ronald H. Limbaugh
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
Stockton, CA 95211
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Secret Ravine Mining Company Records, Mss78, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Access Points

Personal Names

Powell, S.W.

Corporate Names

Secret Ravine Gold Mining Company -Records and correspondence

Subjects

Gold mines and mining -California -Sierra County
Sierra County (Calif.) -History -Sources
Alleghany (Calif.) -History -Sources

Biography

The Secret Ravine Mine was an unprofitable drift gravel gold mine operated on the Middle Fork of the Yuba River near Alleghany, Sierra County (Calif.). The Mining Company was incorporated in San Francisco (April 1909) and its five member Board of Directors was chaired by S.W. Powell. The Company sold stock between May 1909 and December 1910, but never had more than twenty shareholders.The Secret Ravine Mining Company ceased operations in 1911.

Scope and Content

The Secret Ravine Records consist of correspondence (1908-1913), By-Laws, Minutes and Ledgers (1909-1911).

Container List

 

BOX 1: CORRESPONDENCE

 

1.1: Jan-Aug 1908

 

1.2: Sep-Oct 1908

 

1.3: Nov-Dec 1908

 

1.4: Jan-Mar 1909

 

1.5: Apr 1909

 

1.6: May-Jul 1909

 

1.7: Aug-Sep 1909

 

1.8: Oct 1909

 

1.9: Nov 1909

 

1.10: Dec 1909

 

1.11: Jan-Feb 1910

 

1.12: Mar 1910

 

1.13: Apr 1910

 

1.14: May 1910

 

1.15: Jun 1910

 

1.16: Jun-Jul 1910

 

1.17: Aug 1910

 

1.18: Sep-Oct 1910

 

1.19: Nov-Dec 1910

 

1.20: Jan-Aug 1911

 

1.21: Sep-Dec 1911

 

1.22: 1912

 

1.23: 1913

 

1.24: n.d.

 

1.25: Index to Sierra County Records pertaining to Secret Ravine Mine, 1883-1932 [on 5 x 7 note cards]

 

BOX 2: RECORD BOOKS

 

2.1: By-Laws, 4-16-09

 

2.2: Cash Book, 1909-10 [200 pp.; blank after pg. 7]

 

2.3: Minute Book, May 1909-Aug 1911 [150 pp.; blank after pg. 24; last minutes laid in]

 

2.4: Stock Ledger, 1909-1910 [152 pp.; mostly blank]

 

2.5: Assessment Record, Oct 1909-Oct 1911 [100 pp.; blank after pg. 9]

 

2.6: Ledger, 1909-1911 [172 pp.]