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Austin H. Merrill Papers MSS.314
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Box 1

Papers and Photographs

 

Folder 1: Silver Mines, Nevada, 1880s

 

Notes from newspaper articles

 

Folder 2: Yankee John Mine, 1923-1948

 

Correspondence, from Richard L. Smith, Pittsburgh to W. L. Clark, Pittsburgh (original + 1 copy), July 9, 1923

 

Diagrams of mine shafts; scale 1 inch = 40 feet (6 drawings),

 

Correspondence, from W. Y. Humphreys (prior stockholder) Pittsburg to W. L. Hill, Redding, CA, February 17, 1938

 

Correspondence, from A. H. Merrill, French Gulch CA to J. H. Scott, San Francisco, CA, March 20, 1939

 

Report on Yankee John Mine by Austin H. Merrill, with history by previous owners John Reese and W. L. Hill; drawing of mine, October 14, 1948

 

Correspondence, from A. H. Merrill to L. T. Pockman, San Francisco, CA, December 13, 1939

 

Handwritten history of the mine by John F. Reese, January 3, 1939

 

Correspondence, from A. H. Merrill to H. A. Houser, Los Angeles, CA, September 15, 1945

 

Assay Certificates by James A. Leslie, Redding, July-August 1946

 

Folder 3: Yankee John Mine

 

Photographs, 1945

 

Folder 4: Milkmaid Mine

 

Photographs, 1938

 

Folder 5: Washington Mine

 

Excerpts from “Economic Geology of the French Gulch Quadrangle Shasta and Trinity Counties, California” by John P. Albers, prepared cooperatively by the United States Geological Survey

 

Correspondence, Laboratory Certificate of Smith, Emery & Company, San Francisco, CA, May 10, 1938

 

Accounts, October 14, 1937 through February 18, 1938

 

Folder 6: Washington Mine and Mill, French Gulch

 

Photographs and negatives, 1939

 

Folder 7: Washington Mine, French Gulch

 

Photographs, 1939

 

Folder 8: Mining Claims

 

Halcyon Gold Quartz Claim, locator C. C. Fox, Shasta County Recorder, Miscellaneous Records, Book 44, p. 162, July 5, 1921

 

Midway Gold Quartz Mine, locators W. C. Blagrave and C. C. Fox, Shasta County Recorder, Miscellaneous Records, Volume 41, p. 369, March 6, 1926

 

Ruby Pearl Quartz Mine, locator William C. Blagrave, Shasta County Recorder, Miscellaneous Records, Volume 41, p. 401, November 2, 1926

 

Lone Pine Gold Quartz Mine, locators W. C. Blagrave and C. C. Fox, Shasta County Recorder, Miscellaneous Records, Volume 41, p. 402, October 14, 1926

 

Globe Gold Quartz Mine, locators W. C. Blagrave and C. C. Fox, Shasta County Recorder, Miscellaneous Records, Volume 41, p. 403, October 14, 1926

 

Folder 9: American Mine, French Gulch, 1941

 

Photographs

 

Folder 10: Silver King Mine

 

Owner’s Statement (L. C. Parker) March 9, 1915

 

Folder 11: Niagara Summit Mining Property

 

Report by John A. Kruse to Lutellus Smith, Black Tom Mines Company, May 17, 1910

 

Report by W. M. Johnston, Glendale to Niagara-Summit Mining Company, Chicago, September 9, 1912

 

Folder 12: Riverside Mine, Hyder, Alaska

 

Photographs, 1940s

 

Folder 13: Golden Treasure Mine

 

Photographs, 1926

 

Folder 14: Rainbow Mine, Oregon

 

Photographs

 

Folder 15: Goldfield, Nevada

 

Photographs