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Homestake Mining Company records, circa 1888-1999.
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Homestake Mining Company records, circa 1888-1999


Homestake Mining Company, creator


Swent, Langan W. (Langan Waterman), 1916-1992


Includes reports, financial statements, company videotapes, mine safety information, uranium studies, and research material relating to mortality of workers in Homestake Mines. These papers were collected by Homestake engineer Langan W. Swent. This collection also includes photographs and scrapbooks relating to Homestake mines in Mexico and New Mexico.
Videotapes (7): The Rebirth of Whitewood Creek (2 copies, VHS ); Whitewood Creek Update (BETA); The McLaughlin Mine, Meeting the Challenge (1 VHS, 1 BETA); McLaughlin Mine (VHS); The Homestake McLaughlin Mine, Topographic and Process Models, Geology and Reclamation (VHS).


1888 (issued)


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Homestake Mining Company -- Archives
Homestake Mining Company -- Pictorial works
Barrick Gold Corp. -- History
Mine safety
Uranium industry -- United States -- Safety measures
Radon -- Health aspects
Gold mines and mining -- South Dakota
Gold mines and mining -- New Mexico
Gold mines and mining -- Mexico
Uranium mines and mining -- New Mexico
Gold mines and mining -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)


Forms part of the History of Science and Technology Collection.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Homestake Mining Company records, BANC MSS 2005/297 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
The Homestake Mining Company was one of the largest gold mining businesses in the United States from the 19th century through the beginning of the 21st. Its first and most famous operation was the Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota. It was merged into the Canadian-based Barrick Gold Corporation in 2002.
In English.
Container list available in the library.



Physical Description:

13 cartons, 2 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders (18.5 linear feet)




South Dakota

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.