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

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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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referencedIn George Jarvis Brush family papers, 1834-1960, 1834-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Minas Nuevas Mining Company. Minas Nuevas Mining Company records, 1881-1893. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. George Jarvis Brush family papers, 1834-1960 (inclusive), 1834-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Howard, Charles Webb, 1831-1908?. Charles Webb Howard letters, 1896-1905. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Natural Science manuscripts collection, 1817-1918 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hague, James D. (James Duncan), 1836-1908. Papers of James D. Hague (Addenda), 1836-1908. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Letter from John Milton Hay to James D. Hague, 1903, Dec. 4. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Rockwell, Alfred Perkins, 1834-1903. Papers, 1871-1872. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Hague, James D. (James Duncan), 1836-1908. [Hite mine, Mariposa County, California]. Colorado School of Mines, Arthur Lakes Library
creatorOf Hague, James D. (James Duncan), 1836-1908. Papers of James D. Hague, 1824-1936. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn North Star Mining Company. North Star Mining Company and associated records 1853-1959. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Natural Science manuscripts collection, 1817-1918 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf King, Clarence, 1842-1901. Report on the property of the Sierra Iron Company situated in Sierra and Plumas Counties, California, 1873, February. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn North Star Mining Company and associated records, 1853-1959 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. George Jarvis Brush family papers, 1834-1960 (inclusive), 1834-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
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associatedWith Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. person
associatedWith Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912. person
associatedWith Calumet and Hecla Consolidated Copper Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Cutter, Horace F. person
associatedWith Daggett, Ellsworth, 1845-1923. person
associatedWith Dodge, W. E. (William Earl), 1832-1903. person
associatedWith Emmons, Samuel Franklin, 1841-1911. person
associatedWith Fish, Stuyvesant, 1851-1923. person
associatedWith Foote, Mary Hallock, 1847-1938. person
associatedWith Gardiner, James T. (James Terry), 1842-1912. person
associatedWith Haggin, James Ben Ali, 1822-1914. person
associatedWith Hague, A. (Arnold), 1840-1917. person
associatedWith Hague family. family
associatedWith Hague family. family
associatedWith Hague, Marian. person
associatedWith Hague, William, 1808-1887. person
associatedWith Hague, William, 1882-1918. person
associatedWith Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909. person
associatedWith Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909. person
correspondedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Heinrich, Prince of Prussia, 1862-1929. person
associatedWith Holden, Edward Singleton, 1846-1914. person
associatedWith Holt, Henry, 1840-1926. person
associatedWith Howard, Charles Webb, 1831-1908? person
associatedWith Hulbert, Edwin J. person
associatedWith Janin, Henry. person
associatedWith Janin, Louis, 1803-1874. person
associatedWith King, Clarence, 1842-1901. person
associatedWith La Farge, John, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Minas Nuevas Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith New Almaden Mines. corporateBody
associatedWith New Almaden Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith North Star Mines Co. (Grass Valley, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith North Star Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Pumpelly, Raphael, 1837-1923. person
associatedWith Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930. person
associatedWith Raymond, Rossiter W. (Rossiter Worthington), 1840-1918. person
associatedWith Rockwell, Alfred Perkins, 1834-1903. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Tyndall, John, 1820-1893. person
associatedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. person
associatedWith White, Stanford, 1853-1906. person
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Michigan
West (U.S.)
Mexico
United States
California
Mexico
United States
California, Northern
West (U.S.)
California, Northern
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Mining engineers--Archives
Copper mines and mining
Mines and Mineral Resources
Mining corporations--History--Sources
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Birth 1836

Death 1908

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