Finding Aid to the John M. Hague mining reports, circa 1940-1976

Finding Aid written by Lara Michels
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
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2013
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid to the John M. Hague mining reports, circa 1940-1976

Collection Number: BANC MSS 2013/115

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California
Finding Aid Written By:
Lara Michels
Date Completed:
February 2013
© 2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: John M. Hague mining reports
Date (inclusive): circa 1940-1976
Collection Number: BANC MSS 2013/115
Creators : Hague, John M.
Extent: Number of containers: 2 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversize folder (Linear feet: 3)
Repository: The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: Mining reports produced and collected by John M. Hague, geologist for the New Jersey Zinc Company.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John M. Hague mining reports, BANC MSS 2013/115, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Alternate Forms Available

There are no alternate forms of this collection.

Acquisition Information

The John M. Hague mining reports were in the possession of the California Mining Research Institute until 1994, when, upon the Institute's dissolution, the collection was gifted to the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hague, John M.--Archives
New Jersey Zinc Company
California Mining Research Institute, former owner.
Maxwell Mining Company.
Mines and mineral resources--Wisconsin
Mines and mineral resources--Illinois
Mines and mineral resources--Iowa

Administrative Information

Accruals

No additions are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Lara Michels in 2013.

Biographical Information

John M. Hague was a geologist for the New Jersey Zinc Company.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection consists primarily of mine reports created and collected by John M. Hague in the course of his work with the New Jersey Zinc Company. Most of the reports document mines in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa and date between 1950 and 1976.

Container List

Carton 1, Folder 1

Petrology of Hole,

Carton 1, Folder 2

Ozark-Mahoning Company,

Carton 1, Folder 3

Zareba Venture,

Carton 1, Folder 4

Final Report Minnesota Project (Area 4),

Carton 1, Folder 5

Pilot Knob Pellet Company,

Carton 1, Folder 6

Exploration Drilling, Clayton County, Iowa,

Carton 1, Folder 7

The Alpine Mine, Dubuque County, Iowa,

Carton 1, Folder 8

G.T. Shulte Iowa Ore Property,

Carton 1, Folder 9

Recent Developments in the Wisconsin-Illinois-Iowa Lead Zinc District,

Carton 1, Folder 10

Application of Geology to the Discovery of Zinc-Lead Ore in the Wisconsin-Illinois-Iowa Lead Zinc District,

Carton 1, Folder 11

Geophysical Survey of the Boisberg-Fairmount Area (Minnesota and North Dakota),

Carton 1, Folder 12

The Occurrence of Mineralization in Soil,

Carton 1, Folder 13

The Getchell Mine, Petosi District, Humboldt County, Nevada,

Carton 1, Folder 14

Test Series on Soil Composites,

Carton 1, Folder 15

A Probability Problem Concerning the Completeness and Economy of Prospecting,

Carton 1, Folder 16

Fluorspar Exploration,

Carton 1, Folder 17

Geologic Reconnaissance at Royal-Mountain King Mines, Calaveras County, California,

Carton 1, Folder 18

Optimuum Use of Geophysical Tools in the Exploration for Base Metal Ores,

Carton 1, Folder 19

Surface Geology of Township 3 North, Range 1 West, Grant County, Wisconsin, 1955

Carton 1, Folder 20

Surface Geology of Township 1 North, Range 1 East, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, 1955

Carton 1, Folder 21

Surface Geology of Township 2 North, Range 1 East, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, 1955

Carton 1, Folder 22

Leonard Thompson Leave, New Diggings, Wisconsin, 1958

Carton 1, Folder 23

Mifflin Mining Company, Mifflin County, Wisconsin, 1958

Carton 1, Folder 24

Thorium Prospects, Marathon County, Wisconsin, 1956

Carton 1, Folder 25

Comprehensive Interim Report, Round Lake Project, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, 1962

Carton 1, Folder 26

Big Falls, Wisconsin, Uranium Prospects, Waupaca County, 1955

Carton 1, Folder 27

Flat Gap Mine Field Trip, Treadway, Tennessee, 1962

Carton 1, Folder 28

Grimes Zinc-Lead Prospect, Burnham Lease, Grant County, Wisconsin, 1962

Carton 1, Folder 29

Vinegar Hill Division, The American Zinc Company, Schullsburg, Wisconsin, 1967

Carton 1, Folder 30

Piquette Mining and Milling Company, Tennyson, Grant County, Wisconsin, 1962

Carton 1, Folder 31

Southwest Wisconsin Exploration Work Program for Fiscal 1971, 1970

Carton 1, Folder 32

Bear Creek Exploration Activities, Ladysmith Area, Rusk County, Wisconsin, 1970

Carton 1, Folder 33

Geology of the Round Lake Instrusion, Sawyer County, Wisconsin, 1976

Carton 1, Folder 34

Calvert-Ralph Leases, Eagle-Picher Company, Benton, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, 1960

Carton 1, Folder 35

Geology of Township 1 North, Range 2 East, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, 1961

Carton 1, Folder 36

Appraisement of the Mining Properties of the Mineral Point Zinc Company as of January 1, 1918, 1918

Carton 1, Folder 37

Mining Department, Mineral Point Zinc Mining, Statements, 1919

Carton 1, Folder 38

Report on Coker Mines-Mifflin Mining Company, Iowa County, Wisconsin, 1951

Carton 1, Folder 39

Present Ore Search Status and Future Prospecting in Southwest Wisconsin, 1953

Carton 1, Folder 40

Report on Wisconsin Zinc Mines, 1948

Carton 1, Folder 41

Report on Potosi Lead-Zinc Area, Grant County, Wisconsin, 1943

Carton 1, Folder 42

Ore Search in Southwest Wisconsin and the Upper Mississippi Valley Mining District, 1955

Carton 1, Folder 43

Report on Wisconsin Tailing Situation, 1928

Carton 1, Folder 44

Report on Wisconsin Mining Summary, 1942

Carton 1, Folder 45

Report on Wisconsin-Illinois Zinc District, 1944

Carton 1, Folder 46

Coker Mine and Farm, Iowa County, Wisconsin, 1967

Carton 1, Folder 47

J.A. Winskell Lease, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, 1964

Carton 1, Folder 48

Seismograph Survey New Jersey Zinc Company, Platteville, Wisconsin, 1953

Carton 1, Folder 49

Geophysical Prospecting Self Potentials Method, Wisconsin, 1953

Carton 1, Folder 50

Tests of the Usefulness of Elecromagnetic Prospecting with P.E.M. Apparatus in Southwest Wisconsin, 1954

Carton 1, Folder 51

Applied Potential Datae from the Platteville, Wisconsin Area, 1954

Carton 1, Folder 52

Surface Geology of Township 3 North, Range 1 East, Platteville, Wisconsin, 1954

Carton 1, Folder 53

Geology of Parts of Southwest Wisconsin in Dodgeville, Mineral Point, Calamine, and Rewey Quadrangles, 1954

Carton 1, Folder 54

Vinegar Hill Zinc Company, 1954

Carton 1, Folder 55

Surface Geology of Township 3 North, Range 2 East, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, 1954

Carton 1, Folder 56

Surface Geology of Township 2 North, Range 2 East, Lafayette, Wisconsin, 1953

Carton 1, Folder 57

Induced Polarization and Resistivity Test, Platteville, Wisconsin, 1959

Carton 1, Folder 58

Induced Polarization Survey, Elmo and Shullsburg, Grant and Lafayette Counties, Wisconsin, 1960

Carton 1, Folder 59

Drilling on Ruth Rundell Lease, Rewey-Livingston Area, Southwest Wisconsin, 1969

Carton 2, Folder 1

Geochemical Prospecting by Soil Sampling in Wisconsin: Second Progress Report, 1954

Carton 2, Folder 2

Future Prospecting in Wisconsin, 1953

Carton 2, Folder 3

Determination of Power Requirements for Grinding Wisconsin and Friedenville Ores by the Work Index Method, 1961

Carton 2, Folder 4

Laboratory Thickening Tests on Zinc Concentrates from Piquette, Wisconsin Ore, 1960

Carton 2, Folder 5

Laboratory Flotation of Elmo Ores, 1967

Carton 2, Folder 6

Geochemical Prospecting by Soil Sampling in Wisconsin, 1953

Carton 2, Folder 7

Geochemical Prospecting by Soil Sampling in Wisconsin: Third Progress Report, 1955

Carton 2, Folder 8

Proposed Mining Method and Equipment for Elmo, Wisconsin based on studies of mechanized zinc mining in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Illinois, and Wisconsin, 1962

Carton 2, Folder 9

Southwest Wisconsin Ore Deposits, 1964

Carton 2, Folder 10

Elmo Mine Annual Reports, 1970-1971

Carton 2, Folder 11

Geophysical Data from Matlock, Iowa Area, 1963

Carton 2, Folder 12

Petrographic Examination and Geological Interpretation of Drill Hole C-1, Matlock, Iowa Project, 1964

Carton 2, Folder 13

Matlock, Iowa Project, 1964

Carton 2, Folder 14

Southwest Wisconsin Exploration Work Program, 1970

Carton 2, Folder 15

Paleophysiological Premises for Prospecting for Strata Bound Base Metal Mineral Deposits in Carbonate Rocks, 1964

Carton 2, Folder 16

The New Jersey Zinc Company Mineral Lands in the Upper Mississippi Mining District, 1948

Carton 2, Folder 17

Utilization of Mine Waste Tailings in Southwestern Wisconsin, 1968

Carton 2, Folder 18

Mine Dumps of the Blockhouse Range, 1969

Carton 2, Folder 19

Report on the Properties of Aguas Claras Mining Company, Oriente Province, Cuba, 1951

Carton 2, Folder 20

Zinc Prospects, Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada, 1966

Carton 2, Folder 21

Mineral Point Zinc Company, 1916

Carton 2, Folder 22

Riggins Prospect, McDonough County, Illinois, 1956

Carton 2, Folder 23

Report on the Northeastern Minnesota Project, 1966-1970

Carton 2, Folder 24

F.A. Denton Farm, Project One, Hardin County, Illinois, 1958

Carton 2, Folder 25

Zinc Ore Developments, Hardin and Pope Counties, Illinois, 1906

Carton 2, Folder 26

Sparks Hill Tract, 1949

Carton 2, Folder 27

Biscoe Property, 1927

Carton 2, Folder 28

Blewett Mine, 1919

Carton 2, Folder 29

New Zinc Mines, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, 1945

Carton 2, Folder 30

Josephine Mining Company, 1915

Carton 2, Folder 31

Zinc and Lead in Upper Mississippi Valley, 1926

Carton 2, Folder 32

Report on Jefferson City, 1966

Carton 2, Folder 33

Upper Mississippi Valley Exploration Work Program, 1966

Carton 2, Folder 34

Rotary Drill Demonstration, 1966

Carton 2, Folder 35

Report on Geophysical Prospecting for Lead and Zinc in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1940

Carton 2, Folder 36

Minerva Oil Company, 1954

Carton 2, Folder 37

Economics of Mining in the Upper Mississippi Valley District, 1954

Carton 2, Folder 38

Northern MInnesota Aeromagnetic Anomolies, 1965

Carton 2, Folder 39

Seismic Fan Shooting Methods, 1966

Carton 2, Folder 40

Hendricks Area, Lincoln County, Minnesota, 1965

Carton 2, Folder 41

Nature of Zinc in Soil, 1954

Carton 2, Folder 42

The Influence of Transported Mantle on Geochemical Prospecting at the Ballard Pit, Fork Creek Sector, Sweetwater, Tennessee, 1940

Carton 2, Folder 43

Study of the Distribution of Mineralization in Soil, 1957

Carton 2, Folder 44

Variation in Geochemical Titration Procedure, 1953

Carton 2, Folder 45

Geochemistry of Brandon, Vermont Drill Holes, 1957

Carton 2, Folder 46

Stratochemical Analysis, 1955

Carton 2, Folder 47

Analytical Control in Geochemistry, 1955

Carton 2, Folder 48-59

Reports on the Franklin-Sterling Hill Mining District Area, 1947-1962

Box 1

New Jersey Zinc Company monthly exploration reports, circa 1952-1971

Scope and Content Note

Monthly reports for North Dakota, Minnesota, Southwestern Wisconsin, Northern Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Oversize Folder 1

Maps and plans by G.M. Fowler (mostly of Wisconsin mines and mining areas),