North Star Mining Company and associated records 1853-1959.


North Star Mining Company. 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.

109.5 linear ft. (251 boxes) + 11 broadside folders.

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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...

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

Dawson, F. R. P. (person)

Empire Mines and Investment 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...

Stockbridge Quartz Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Gold Hill Mining Company. (corporateBody)

STODDART, A. W. J. (person)

Empire Star Mines Company Limited. (corporateBody)

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

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 ...

Phillips, T. F. (person)

Lord, George C. (George Clement), 1823-1893 (person)

Boston merchant. From the description of Letters, 1832-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36272518 ...

Original Empire Mill and Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Bourn, William, 1813- (person)

Hopkins, Edward Washburn, 1857-1932 (person)

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

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...

Abadie, Emilie R. (person)

Robert, P. R. (person)

Agnew, G. Harvey (George Harvey), 1895-1971 (person)

Ward, J. Walter. (person)

Rocky Bar Gold Mining Company. (corporateBody)

North Star Gold Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Champion Mines. (corporateBody)

North Star Mines Company. (corporateBody)

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

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

Grow, C. A. (person)

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

Johnston, George Henry, 1834-1889 (person)

George J. Johnston (1842-1881) was born July 6, 1842 in Wynton Alabama, near Columbus, Georgia. He lived in Montgomery before going to school in Salem Alabama, where he learned the printing trade. He then moved to Opelika Alabama, and then back to Montgomery. During the Civil War he joined the Confederate army as a private in the 60th Alabama Infantry. On December 12, 1863, he was wounded at Bean Station, Rutledge County, Tennessee in his right foot and was temporarily discharged. In September h...

Tribute Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Massachusetts Hill Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Granite Hill Mining & Development Company. (corporateBody)

New York Hill Mining Company. (corporateBody)

Grass Valley Water Company. (corporateBody)