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Record of the Corso (Coso) Mining District: County of Inyo, State of California from 1868-1872 Translations
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  • Contributing Institution: Library and Archives at the Autry
    Title: Record of the Corso (Coso) Mining District: County of Inyo, State of California from 1868-1872 Translations
    source: Eastern California Museum Association
    source: Chalfant, William A.
    Creator: Clause, Emilyn
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.720
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date: 1931
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    This manuscript collection consists of translations of mining claims made in the Coso Mining District of Inyo County from 1868-1872. Names of mines and their locations are listed here, as well as the names of the claim holders. A note on the front page reads: A document owned by William A. Chalfant of Bishop, California, and loaned by him to the Eastern California Museum Association, Independence, California. Translated by Emilyn Clause at the Southwest Museum, Highland Park, Los Angeles, California, 1931 July 29.

    Preferred Citation

    Record of the Corso (Coso) Mining Distirct: County of Inyo, State of California from 1868-1872, 1931, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles; MS.720.

    Processing History

    Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 November 14, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).


    Received in the Library before 1932.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    List of names

    Jose Miguel Rojas; Juan R. Merino; Bernabe Fuentes; Jose Salazar; Juan Soto; Pedro Felis; Jose Araisa; Meregildo, Beltran; Gerbasio Seleya; Delores Valencia; Seriulo Sepulveda; Ramon Molina; Domingo Morales; Pedro J. Rojas; Jose Forquera; Fene, Luis Fene; Jose L. Romero; Rosario Acuna; Bernabe Fuentes; Rafael Ocho; Santos Salazar; Ygnacio Cordova; Ramon Satelo; Tomas Portillo; Tibursio Flores; Ramon Mendibil; Domingo Aliviso; Jose Chaeon; Jose Maria Cana; Tiodoso Selaya; Gervasio Selaya; Visiderio Selaya; Jose Uribes; Epolito Servante; Ramon Satelo; Jose Chacon; Antonio Salgado; Ysidrio Cilalla; Teodocio Cilalla; Felix Cilalla; Jose Lobo; Francisco Chacon; Lusiano Martines; Jose Reducindobeles; Pedro Alvare; Ygnacio Tarasona; José Armando Lopez;

    Conditions Governing Access

    Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit https://theautry.org/research-collections/library-and-archives  and fill out the Researcher Application Form.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Inyo County (Calif.)
    Coso Mining District (Inyo County)
    Mining claims
    Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Inyo County
    Miners -- California
    Eastern California Museum Association
    Chalfant, William A.