The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 68, July 1964 - April, 1965

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 68, July 1964 - April, 1965

Date: 1965
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 549.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Records of silver mining companies, Real de Batopilas, Mexico

Records of silver mining companies, Real de Batopilas, Mexico

Date: April 11, 1826
Creator: unknown
Description: Records delivered to commandant of the mines by J.M.A. Allen, D.I. Maldonais and others; Joel M. Poinsett included in records
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from  his nephew, R.E. Bledsoe, October 2, 1872]

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from his nephew, R.E. Bledsoe, October 2, 1872]

Date: October 2, 1872
Creator: Bledsoe, R. E.
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from his nephew, R.E. Bledsoe regarding family matters, western railroads, mining, Indians, and bandits.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Mining Equipment used in Terlingua

Mining Equipment used in Terlingua

Date: unknown
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Description: Photograph of ten men standing next to some mining equipment in Terlingua, Texas. The men all wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History class in 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Prospectors Looking for Cinnabar

Prospectors Looking for Cinnabar

Date: unknown
Creator: Duncan, Frank
Description: Photograph of eight miners in a cave looking for cinnabar. Cinnabar is a mineral that contains mercury. Printed on the photo, "An ore body on main vein - 57 foot level- Waldron Mines." The Waldron Mines were near Terlingua, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History class in 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Early 1920s Mining Geology Team

Early 1920s Mining Geology Team

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of five men on a mining geology team with equipment on skis in a snowy forest.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Gold Mine and Mining Camp

Gold Mine and Mining Camp

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: I copy negative of a photograph of a gold mine and a mining camp. There is a cabin on the left and mountains in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
1920s Mining Geology Southwest

1920s Mining Geology Southwest

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a miner standing in a snowy forest with a pick axe in the La Plata Mountains in southwest Colorado.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Improvement in Earth-Boring Machines.

Improvement in Earth-Boring Machines.

Date: January 1, 1878
Creator: Yarborough, William H.
Description: Patent for improvements in earth-boring machines with new design and connections, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Date: July 21, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Macia, James
Description: Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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