Guide to the Mentor Etnyre Collection, 1910-1934

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Guide to the Mentor Etnyre Collection, 1910-1934



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mentor Etnyre Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1910-1934
Box Number: 2020-2023
Collector: Etnyre, Mentor
Extent: 4 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mentor Etnyre Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Gold mines and mining--California--Plumas County
Mining claims--California--Plumas County
Etnyre, Mentor

Contents

Business and personal correspondence; accounts, inventory, legal papers, monthly statements and vouchers for Plumas-Eureka Mine; proofs of labor upon various mining claims.

Biography

Mentor Etnyre was an engineering geologist and prospector. He promoted mining ventures in the western United States. He managed mining operations at the Plumas-Eureka Mine near Johnsville, Plumas County, California for a short time in the mid 1930s and held mining claims in the adjoining Jamison Creek area.

Correspondents

Major Correspondents

  • Harrison, Ben
  • Lundy, C. A.
  • Spiegel, Modie J.

Other Correspondents

  • Abbot A. Hanks, Inc.
  • American Smelting and Refining Company
  • Burton, A. T.
  • California. Industrial Accident Commission
  • Carila
  • Carnation Gold Mining Company
  • Cowan, L. L.
  • Crocker Bank
  • Elmore, G. H.
  • Fertig, W. W.
  • Flake Gold Recovery Company
  • Garnier, E. W. for O. B. Perry
  • Harnischfeger Corporation
  • Jefferson, Robert C.
  • Justinian Caire Company
  • Keefer, J. R.
  • Mendenhall Gold Concentrator Company
  • Mendenhall, W. E.
  • Morrison, Hohfeld, Foerster, Schuman & Clark
  • Nevada Testing Laboratory
  • Nichols, H. N.
  • Northern Assurance Company
  • Phelps, M. B.
  • G. W. Price Pump & Engine Company
  • Saindon, B.
  • Spiegel, May, Stern Co.
  • State Compensation Insurance Fund of California
  • Stewart, W. A.
  • Walker, H. G.

Material Transferred from the Collection

Book

  • Plumas Eureka Mine Ledger, 1910-1911 (TN 423 Z6 P58 P58 1910)

Map

  • Development and Assay Map, Middle East End Mine, El Dorado County, California
    Identifier/Call Number: (c912 E37d n.d.)

Container List

Box 2020

Correspondence

Box 2021

Legal papers, reports, notes

Box 2022

Plumas-Eureka Mine general accounts, budget

Box 2023

Plumas-Eureka Mine business papers, inventory, reports