Guide to the Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company Prospectus

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Creator: Northern Pacific Coal Mining Co. (San Francisco, Calif.)
Title: Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus
Dates: March 25, 1873
Quantity: 0.025 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: CA 1873 Mar 25
Summary: The Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco set out to establish a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River, on the coast of Oregon. The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the mining claim that includes a chemist report and a map of the claim.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content Description

The collection (March 25, 1873) consists of a prospectus for the Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company of San Francisco.

The company, to be headed by M. G. Kennedy, established a mining claim between Coos Bay and the Coquille River on the coast of Oregon. Other shareholders listed are: Harvey S. Brown, N. J. Smith, Jesse Holliday, and T. P. Beach.

According to a chemist report included in the prospectus, the coal from this region was of a superior quality.

There is also a hand drawn map of the mining claim included with the prospectus.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

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Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], Northern Pacific Coal Mining Company prospectus, CA 1873 Mar 25, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by Austin Munsell, 2012.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


Subjects

  • Corporate Names :
  • Northern Pacific Coal Mining Co. (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Subject Terms :
  • Coal mines and mining--Oregon.
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Maps

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