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Guide to the Big Eight Group Records ; Big Eight Group Records

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Guide to the Big Eight Group Records 1916-1943

Sponsor: 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: Big Eight Group
Dates: 1916-1943
Quantity: 0.20 cubic feet
Abstract:Alphabetically arranged file containing correspondence regarding assessment work, leases, and management of a lead-silver mine near Troy, Montana.
Identification: MG323
Language: English
Repository: University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives
Moscow, ID 83844-2351

Administrative/Biographical History

The Big Eight group of mines, located near Troy, Montana, in the unorganized mining district in Lincoln County, consisted of two unpatented claims, the Bangor and Galena. Henry L. Day owned 51% of the property, with 35% being owned by Edward McCaffrey and 14% by J.D. Finley. The records consist of an alphabetically arranged file correspondence concerning assessment work, leases, and the general management of the mine. Henry Day sold his share of the mine in 1943.


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.

Mines and Mineral Resources
Montana

Big Eight Group

Lead mines and mining -- Montana -- Troy -- History -- Sources
Silver mines and mining -- Montana -- Troy -- History -- Sources

Administrative Information

Source

The records of the Big Eight group of mines are part of the records of Day Mines, Inc., donated to the University of Idaho by Henry L. Day in 1984 and 1985.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I. Records 1916-1943
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1/11/1A 1941
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1/21/2Assessment work 1936-1941
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1/31/3Anaconda Copper Mining Co. 1928
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1/41/4Assays 1925-1928
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1/51/5B 1926
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1/61/6Blueprints and sketches 1929-1936
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1/71/7C 1932-1941
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1/81/8Cobbledick, Harry (Contractor) 1928-1935
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1/91/9Conditions at the Big Eight, Troy, Montana 1916
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1/101/10Crum, H.G. (Contractor) 1930-1937
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1/111/11Day, Harry L. 1925
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1/121/12Day, Henry L. 1925-1926
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1/131/13Drake, Carl & William (Contractors) 1928-1940
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1/141/14E 1932-1934
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1/151/15Equipment 1925
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1/161/16F-J 1928-1941
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1/171/17Jenkins, A.T. 1927-1929
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1/181/18L; Leases 1936-1941
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1/191/19M 1928-1941
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1/201/20McCaffrey, Edward 1926-1943
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1/211/21N 1937
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1/221/22Power 1925
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1/231/23R; Reports 1928-1939
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1/241/24Sullivan Electrolytic Zinc Plant; S 1927-1938
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1/251/25T; Taxes 1935-1938
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1/261/26W 1934-1936

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Language: Finding aid is in English

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