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McMillan Silver Mining Company records, 1877-1927
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Administrative History:
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  • Access Terms
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: McMillan Silver Mining Company records,
    Date (inclusive): 1877-1927
    Identification: SPC.00075
    Creator: McMillan Silver Mining Company (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
    Physical Description: 8 volumes
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Sonoma County Library Archives
    Sonoma County Library
    6135 State Farm Drive
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    Abstract: This collection contains certificate holders and meeting minutes of the McMillan Silver Mining Company.

    Administrative History:

    Principal office located in Savings Bank of Santa Rosa at 4th St. and Exchange Ave. Mine located in Gila County, Arizona
    McMillen's mine, the Stonewall Jackson Mine, was an "underground Ag-Cu-Pb mine located on 14 claims in the SW quarter sec. 33, T3N, R16E, about 3.6 miles N of Chrome Butte. Unsurveyed, approximately 15 miles N of Globe. Discovered in 1876 by McMillan. Produced 1878-1947. Previous owners/operators include the McMillian Mining Co. (W.F. Holmes Jr, 1947); McMillian-Stonewall Mining Co. (1937); the Apache Mountain Development Co; the McMillan Silver Mining Co. (1881); and, Mr. William Langford (1947). The claims are: Grant, Mary Jane, Little Mac, Mesa, Maud S., Last Chance, Scratla, Hannable, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, Mammoth, Jennie, Kathleen, and the Ben Hur. Additional names for this property include: Old Owen McMillan Mine; Little Mc Gen No. 97 Mine; Hannible MS 1209 claim; Stonewall Jackson Gen No. 95.
    "Workings include a 600 foot deep main shaft and over 700 feet of drifts (1881). There were at least two old shafts connected at the 170 foot and 440 foot levels, drifts on the 130 foot, 230 foot, and 360 foot levels. The main workings are on the Stonewall Jackson claim. A 5-stamp mill and steam hoist were installed on the property (before 1881). The dump was reworked in 1947 by J.A. Alexander. No appreciable production after 1916." (source: Mindat.org ( Stonewall Jackson Mine

    Scope and Contents

    Certificate holders and meeting minutes

    Arrangement of the collection

    Organized into two series:
    1. Lists of certificate holders and minute book, 1877-1927
    2. Minutes, 1877-1927
    Arranged chronologically within each series.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Names

    McMillan Silver Mining Company (Santa Rosa, Calif.)

    Topical Terms

    Mining corporations--California--Santa Rosa
    Mining and mineral resources--Arizona--Gila County

    Geographic Terms

    Stonewall Jackson Mine (Ariz.)

    Genre and Format Terms

    Minutes (administrative records)
    Archival materials

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Materials stored offsite, but collection is open to research. In many cases, further details on individual volumes can be found by calling staff at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library. To view these materials, please call staff at 707 308-3212 to request they be brought from the Archives to the Library

    Conditions of Use

    Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library has made this collection available and believes that the collection is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Collection may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Sonoma County Library. Please see additional reproduction and reuse information at https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library/order-photo

    Preferred Citation:

    McMillan Silver Mining Company records, 1877-1927. SPC.00075, Sonoma County Archives, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, California.