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Florence-Goldfield Mining Company Bullion Purchase Notes

 Collection
Identifier: NC1304
Collection contains two purchase transactions by the Western Ore Purchasing Company, both on October 1, 1909, for bullion produced by the Florence-Goldfield Mining Company. Included documents are from both Western Ore and Florence-Goldfield.

Dates

  • October 1, 1909

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

0.25 Cubic Feet (approximately 25 items)

Overview

The Florence-Goldfield Mining Company incorporated in 1909 with principal office and mining operations in Goldfield, Nevada. Collection contains two purchase transactions by the Western Ore Purchasing Company, both on October 1, 1909, for bullion produced by the Florence-Goldfield Mining Company.

Administrative History

The Florence-Goldfield Mining Company incorporated in 1909 with principal office and mining operations in Goldfield, Nevada. By 1909, the company's principal mine was the Florence Mine located east of Goldfield. The company also owned the Red King, Cornishman, Firelight, and Emma claims and leased the Sweeney, Reilly, Little Florence, Florence Annex, Rogers, and Engineers' claims.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC in January 2018.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Florence-Goldfield Mining Company Bullion Purchase Notes
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
January 2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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