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Guide to the Orofino Group Records ; Orofino Group Records

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Guide to the Orofino Group Records 1925-1945

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: Orofino Group
Dates: 1925-1945
Quantity: 0.20 cubic feet
Abstract:Alphabetically arranged file concerning the operation of a small lead-silver mine near Murray, in the Summit Mining district, Shoshone County, Idaho.
Identification: MG324
Language: English
Repository: University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives
Moscow, ID 83844-2351

Scope and Content

The records of the Orofino Group span the years 1925 to 1945, with the majority of the records covering the years 1925 to 1937. Records consist of an alphabetically arranged file of correspondence concerning the operation of the mine by various leasers.


Administrative/Biographical History

The Orofino Group of mines was located near Murray, Idaho in the Summit Mining District, Shoshone County, Idaho. It consisted of four lode claims, the Banner, Orofino, Great Eastern and Old Slick.


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

Orofino Group

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

Administrative Information

Source

The records of the Orofino 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 1925-1945
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1/11/1A; Assays, Assessment work 1926-1937
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1/21/2American Smelting and Refining Smelter, East Helena, Montana 1926-1929
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1/31/3Bunker Hill Smelter, Kellogg, Idaho 1926-1928
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1/41/4C; Day Henry L. 1925-1936
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1/51/5F-I 1926-1930
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1/61/6Keister, Walter, Murray, Idaho 1927-1928
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1/71/7L 1926-1928
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1/81/8Leasers: Fred Eyster, Ernest Eyster, William Blaine 1928-1929
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1/91/9Leasers: E.T. King, John Maule, L.L. Hutchings 1927-1928
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1/101/10M-P 1926-1945
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1/111/11Records, Unsorted 1925-1934
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1/121/12S 1926-1928
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1/131/13Timber Butte Milling Co. 1927-1928
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1/141/14U-W 1928-1937

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Language: Finding aid is in English

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