Hague, James D. (James Duncan), 1836-1908

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Dates:
Birth 1836
Death 1908
English

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James D. Hague (1836-1909) was a mining engineer who graduated from the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard in 1855 and did graduate work inGottingen and Freiberg, Germany. In 1859 he explored the coral islands of the South Seas in search of phosphate deposits. He was associated with Edwin J. Hulbert in the discovery and early development of the Calumetand Hecla copper mines in Michigan, and in 1867 he was made first assistant to Clarence King on the United States Geological Exploration of theFortieth Parallel. He later became a consulting mining engineer in San Francisco and developed many mining enterprises, including the North Star Mine in Grass Valley, CA. He married Mary Ward Foote, a cousin of Harriet Beecher Stowe and sister-in-law of Mary Hallock Foote (1847-1938).

From the description of Papers of James D. Hague (Addenda), 1836-1908. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288766

James D. Hague (1836-1909) was a mining engineer who graduated from the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard in 1855 and did graduate work in Gottingen and Freiberg, Germany. In 1859 he explored the coral islands of the South Seas in search of phosphate deposits. He was associated with Edwin J. Hulbert in the discovery and early development of the Calumet and Hecla copper mines in Michigan, and in 1867 he was made first assistant to Clarence King on the United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel. He later became a consulting mining engineer in San Francisco and developed many mining enterprises, including the North Star Mine in Grass Valley, CA. He married Mary Ward Foote, a cousin of Harriet Beecher Stowe and sister-in-law of Mary Hallock Foote (1847-1938).

From the description of Papers of James D. Hague, 1824-1936. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499681

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Subjects:

  • Mining engineers--Archives
  • Copper mines and mining
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Mining corporations--History--Sources

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  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California, Northern (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • California, Northern (as recorded)