North Star Mining Company and associated records 1853-1959


North Star Mining Company and associated records, 1853-1959

North Star Mining Company and associated records 1853-1959

The records document quartz mining in Nevada County, California. The collection consists of the corporate records of the North Star Mining Company, Gold Hill Mining Company, and other Grass Valley companies. The collection contains deeds and maps of the area, as well as printed material on Grass Valley and mining. A smaller quantity of material documents mining in other areas and may have been the property of James D. Hague, one of the largest Grass Valley investors.

Total Boxes: 251; Other Storage Formats: 11 broadside folders; Linear Feet: 109.5

Related Entities

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Stockbridge Quartz Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Agnew, George B. (person)

Granite Hill Mining & Development Company. (corporateBody)

Rocky Bar Gold Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Gold Hill Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Original Empire Mill and Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Twin River Mining District (Nye County, Nev.) (corporateBody)

Marshall, Thomas, fl. 1890-1896. (person)

Lord, George. (person)

Grow, C. A. (person)

Grass Valley Water Company. (corporateBody)

Jennings, David A., d. 1897. (person)

Abadie, Emilie R. (person)

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

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 the...

Massachusetts Hill Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Empire Mines and Investment Company. (corporateBody)

Robert, P. R. (person)

Foote, A. D(Arthur De Wint), 1849-? (person)

Champion Mines. (corporateBody)

Howe, Ernest, 1875-1932 (person)

Ernest Howe (1875-1933), geologist. From the description of Ernest Howe papers, 1881-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132128 Surveyor and geologist From the description of Howe, Ernest, 1875-1932 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575022 Ernest Howe, geologist, was educated at Yale (class of 1898) and at Harvard, where he earned his M.A. (1899) and Ph.D. (1901). In 1900, Howe joined the United States Geologic...

Dawson, F. R. P. (person)

Hopkins, E. W. (person)

Hammond, John Hays, 1855-1936 (person)

Engineer. From the description of Letter of John Hays Hammond, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450745 John Hays Hammond, Sr., (1855 March 31-1936 June 8) was a mining expert and superintendent of mines in California and Mexico, 1881-1893; worked for Cecil Rhodes and others in South Africa, 1893-1899; consultant in England, 1896-1900, and in Mexico, 1900; general manager and consulting engineer for Guggenheim Exploration Co., 1903-1907; chairman Engineers, Exploration ...

Empire Star Mines Company Limited. (corporateBody)

Ward, J. Walter. (person)

Walker, Robert C. (Robert Craighead), 1894-1966 (person)

Mine Workers Protection League (Grass Valley, Calif.) (corporateBody)

North Star Mines Company. (corporateBody)

North Star Mining Company. (corporateBody)

The North Star Mining Company was one of the larger quartz mining corporations in Grass Valley, Nevada County, California. It owned and operated many of the surrounding mines by 1900. In 1929, the North Star mines where purchased by the Newmont Mining Company and merged with the Empire mines. Newmont's Grass Valley properties were eventually acquired by the New Verde Mines Company who shut down operation of the North Star mines in 1959. From the description of North Star Mining Compa...

New York Hill Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Stoddart, A. W. (person)

North Star Gold Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Tribute Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Phillips, T. F. (person)

Johnston, George, fl. 1876-1889 (person)

Bourn, William B. (person)