Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Inventory of the Ruth Pierce Mine Collection
MC252  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (58.96 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
The Ruth Pierce Mine was located in Mariposa County, California. This small collection contains reports about the mine as well as correspondence regarding a lease option.
Background
The Ruth Pierce Mine, discovered in 1851, was located in Mariposa County, California, about four miles from the twon of Hornitos. In May 1913 the mine was owned by the Hornitos Gold Mining Company. As of 1920, the mine was owned by the Ruth Pierce Mining Company, a subsidiary of the Tennessee Mining Company.
Extent
0.2 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.