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Daniell (John) Papers
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Description
A collection of correspondence, documents, and photographs related to the mining careers of John Daniell (1839-1898) and his son, John Daniell (1875-1945).
Background
John Daniell, Sr. (1839-1898) came to the United States from Cornwall, England, in 1863. He supervised a gold mine in California for a brief time but was superintendent of a group of copper mines in Michigan's Lake Superior region from 1872 to 1894; the mines were owned by the Boston investment firm of A. S. Bigelow and Joseph Clark. In addition to developing the Michigan mines, Daniell also made consulting trips to Montana and Arizona for his firm. His advice led to their investment in mines which were later amalgamated to form the Anaconda Copper Mining Company of Montana. John Daniell, Jr. (1875-1945), graduated with a B.S. and E.M. from the Michigan School of Mines. He worked for the Franklin Mining Company from 1899 to 1904; Badger Lead and Zinc, Wolverine, Superior and Great Lakes Copper from 1907 to 1910. From 1910 to 1913 he was in Finland with the Finnish American Mining Company (graphite), then in Arizona, Oregon, and Virginia City (Montana) where he managed the J. H. and W.B. Millard Mining Company, during the years 1922 to 1923.
Extent
4 Linear Feet (29 volumes, 3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Restrictions
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