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Harley A. Sill Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection chiefly contains the professional papers of California mining engineer and consultant Harley A. Sill (1885-1964), reflecting his visits, reports, and technical data on various types of mines chiefly in California, Arizona, Nevada, Canada and Mexico, as well as some mines in other parts of the United States and in South and Central America, primarily in the 1920s to 1950s.
Background
Harley A. Sill (1885-1964) was a California mining engineer and a consultant who visited and wrote reports on various types of mines throughout the western hemisphere particularly in California and the American West. Sill also completed reports from such diverse locations as New York, Canada, and portions of South America. He died in Inyo County, California, on December 17, 1964.
Extent
Approximately 1,445 pieces in 15 boxes + 1 oversize volume.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.