Red Hill Florence Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-25
Collection contains correspondence regarding the mine and employee accident reports.

Dates

  • 1921-1924

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Overview

Red Hill Florence Mining Company was incorporated in 1916 and located in the Goldfield Mining District, Goldfield, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence regarding the mine and employee accident reports form 1921-1924.

Administrative History

Incorporated November 20, 1916 in Nevada, the Red Hill Florence Mining Company owned five claims over 70 acres in the Goldfield Mining District. It was a consolidation of the Red Hill Mining, Florence American Mining, and Florence Extension Mining companies. It adjoined the Florence Goldfield on the south and west. Ore contained gold, silver, and copper, and occurred in a quartz vein in andesite. The company also leased a block of ground at a depth of 430 feet to 650 feet in the Florence Goldfield Mine, immediately beneath the rich ore mined by the Reorganized Cracker Jack.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received in April 1989 as part of a group of papers previously stored in the Goldfield Hotel.

Creator

Title
An Inventory to the Records of the Red Hill Florence Mining Company
Status
completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
March 2017
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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