Papers, 1870-1920.


Papers, 1870-1920.

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, legal proceedings, and other papers dealing primarily with the construction and operation of the Central Ontario Railroad Co. and the incorporation and affairs of the Canadian Copper Co. and the Anglo-American Iron Co., three companies which Ritchie served as president. Includes papers relating to Ritchie's discovery of copper and nickel mines in Sudbury, Ontario and to his large coal properties in W. Va., and family correspondence, private account books, and newspaper clippings.

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