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Guide to the Trinum Mining Company Records 1935-1939

Sponsor: Funds for processing were provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Overview of the Collection

Title: Records
Creator: Trinum Mining Company
Dates: 1935-1939
Quantity: 1 cubic foot
Abstract:Assays, correspondence with suppliers, general ledger sheets, state insurance fund claims, leases, ore records, payroll sheets, financial reports, a voucher register, and tax returns of a lead-zinc-silver mining partnership in the Coeur d'Alene mining region of Shoshone County, Idaho.
Identification: MG293
Language: English
Repository: University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives
Moscow, ID 83844-2351

Arrangement and Description

The records of the Trinum Mining Company are divided into two series.General Correspondence and Related Records, the first series, is an alphabetically arranged file containing correspondence with suppliers, assays, general ledger sheets, state insurance fund claims (accidents), leases, ore production records and settlements, payroll sheets, progress reports, shifter's daily reports, financial statements, and a voucher register.Financial Records the final series, consists of tax returns for Social Security and federal and state income tax.Removal of vouchers, and duplicate materials reduced the size of this group by 0.5 cubic feet.

Scope and Content

The records of the Trinum Mining Company span the years 1935 to 1939. Included are assays, correspondence with suppliers, general ledger sheets, state insurance fund claims, leases, ore records, payroll sheets, financial reports, a voucher register, and tax returns.


Administrative/Biographical History

The Trinum Company, a partnership composed of H.B. Kingsbury, Dr. Max T. Smith, and Henry L. Day, leased the, Mayflower Vein of the Golconda Lead Mine three miles east of Wallace from 1936-1938. The company ceased active mining on its own account during the first week of December 1936, and sub-leased its workings. Operations of the company were dissolved on November 30, 1938, but the sub-leases were continued until April 1, 1939.


Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Idaho
Mines and Mineral Resources

Trinum Mining Company

Lead mines and mining -- Idaho -- Coeur d'Alene Mining District -- History -- Sources
Silver mines and mining -- Idaho -- Coeur d'Alene Mining District -- History -- Sources
Zinc mines and mining -- Idaho -- Coeur d'Alene Mining District -- History -- Sources

Administrative Information

Source

The records of the Trinum Mining Company are part of the records of Day Mines, Inc., donated to the University of Idaho by Henry Day in 1984 and 1985.

Processing Information

Initial processing of this manuscript group was done by Judith Nielsen in October 1987.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I. General Correspondence and Related Records 1935-1939
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1A; Assays 1936-1938
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2B-D 1935-1939
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3Day, Henry L.; Drift, repairs in 1935-1939
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4E-G 1935-1939
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5General ledger sheets 1935-1938
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6Golconda Lead Mines; Golconda - equipment in use 1935-1939
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7H; Hercules Mining Company 1935-1936
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8I; Insurance - compensation 1936-1939
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9J-L 1936
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10Leases: Bloyd, Ed; Daron, E.F.; Duthweiler & Fisher 1937-1939
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11Leases: East & Pries; English; English & Featherstone, Johnson 1936-1939
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12Leases: Hutchings; East & Scrafford; Komsthoeflt 1936-1938
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13Leases: Pries & Pries; Waldvogel; Homer Watson & Lee Drake 1937-1939
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14Logging contractors 1936
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15M; Maps 1936
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16N; Orders 1935-1936
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17Order books 1936
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18Ore milled; Ore record; Ore - lessors; Ore settlements 1936-1937
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19Payroll sheets; Power - Golconda Lead Mines; Progress 1935-1936
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20R-S 1935-1937
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21-23Shifter's records 1936
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24Social Security; Monthly statements 1935-1938
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25T; U.S. Bureau of Mines; V 1936
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26Voucher register 1935-1938
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27Wages; Washington Water Power 1935-1936
Series II. Financial Records 1936-1938
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28Social Security legislation 1936-1938
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29State Income Tax 1936-1938
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30Federal Income Tax 1936-1938

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Language: Finding aid is in English

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