Title:Frank A. Leach and Edwin R. Leach files related to mints, mines, refining, and smelting, 1890-1958
Creator/Contributor:Leach, Frank Aleamon, 1846-1929, creator
Creator/Contributor:Leach, Edwin Ralph., 1878-1971
Creator/Contributor:Old United States Mint (San Francisco, Calif.)
Creator/Contributor:Mint of the United States
Creator/Contributor:Sierra Asbestos Company
Creator/Contributor:Eureka Consolidated Drift Mining Company
Creator/Contributor:Reed Zinc Company
Creator/Contributor:Southern Nevada Gold and Copper MIning Company
Creator/Contributor:Bear Gulch Water Company
Contains files on mines in California, Nevada and Oregon, mining companies, the U.S. Mint, and the San Francisco Mint. Mining
materials include correspondence, company reports, assay notes, assay blueprints, maps, etc. Also includes documents related
to the Leach's work with the U.S. and San Francisco Mints including investigations and reports on the smelting of silver and
gold and correspondence on official letterhead stationery.
Subject:n-us-ca -- n-us-nv -- n-us-or -- n-usp--
Leach, Frank Aleamon -- 1846- -- Archives
Leach, E. R. ( Edwin Ralph) -- 1878-1971 -- Archives
Old United States Mint (San Francisco, Calif.)
Mint of the United States.
Mines and mineral resources -- California
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada
Mines and mineral resources -- Oregon
Mineral industries -- California
Mineral industries -- Nevada
Mineral industries -- Oregon
Zinc mines and mining -- California
Asbestos mines and mining -- California -- Nevada County
Copper mines and mining -- West (U.S.)
Gold -- Minting -- California -- San Francisco
Smelting -- California
Smelting -- Nevada
Zinc smelting -- California
Precious metals -- Assaying
Frank A. Leach and Edwin R. Leach files related to mints, mines, refining, and smelting, BANC MSS 2012/122, The Bancroft Library,
University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Marc Selvaggio; 20120223.
Additions (box 1): Gift; of John Vinopal; 20120329.
Frank Aleamon Lynch was a California journalist and founder of the Oakland Enquirer. He retired as a journalist in 1897 to
become the Superintendant of the San Francisco Mint. In 1909 he was appointed the Director of the United States Mint.
Edwin Ralph Leach, son of Frank Aleamon Leach, studied mining at the University of California, Berkeley before becoming the
Melter and Refiner at the San Francisco Mint.
Container list available in the library.
1 carton and 1 box (1.65 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2012/122 carton 1
BANC MSS 2012/122 box 1
BANC MSS 2012/122