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Register of the Secret Ravine Mining Company Records, 1908-1913
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  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Secret Ravine Mining Company Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1913
    Collection number: Mss78
    Creator: Ronald H. Limbaugh
    Extent: 1 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Secret Ravine Mining Company Records, Mss78, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    Personal Names

    Powell, S.W.

    Corporate Names

    Secret Ravine Gold Mining Company -Records and correspondence


    Gold mines and mining -California -Sierra County
    Sierra County (Calif.) -History -Sources
    Alleghany (Calif.) -History -Sources


    The Secret Ravine Mine was an unprofitable drift gravel gold mine operated on the Middle Fork of the Yuba River near Alleghany, Sierra County (Calif.). The Mining Company was incorporated in San Francisco (April 1909) and its five member Board of Directors was chaired by S.W. Powell. The Company sold stock between May 1909 and December 1910, but never had more than twenty shareholders.The Secret Ravine Mining Company ceased operations in 1911.

    Scope and Content

    The Secret Ravine Records consist of correspondence (1908-1913), By-Laws, Minutes and Ledgers (1909-1911).