Silver King Mining Company records, 1910-1916  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Silver King Mining Co.
Silver King Mining Company records
1910-1916 (inclusive)
0.25 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Coll 336
Collection comprises three ledgers containing information on the finances and stocks of the Silver King Mining Company in Morrow County, Oregon.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Silver King Mining Company was a publicly owned mining company that operated in Morrow County, Oregon in the early 20th century.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection comprises a group of three manuscript ledger books, dated 1910-1916, kept by W.S. Risley and J.J. Langmack, showing the records of this mining company in Morrow County, Oregon.

The ledgers include: A) 180 page manuscript ledger, payments and expenses showing wages, shares bought, provisions, labor, mining supplies. B) 107 page manuscript ledger: personnel accounts, labor, freight. C) 20 page manuscript ledger: stock journal listing hundreds of shareholders in 1914.

This information was provided by the dealer upon purchase of the materials.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Silver King Mining Company Records, Coll 336, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Volume
1 1 180 page manuscript ledger 1911-1915
1 2 107 page manuscript ledger
1 3 20 page manuscript ledger 1914

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mining corporations--Oregon
  • Silver industry--Oregon
  • Silver mines and mining--Oregon
  • Corporate Names :
  • Silver King Mining Company--Records and correspondence
  • Geographical Names :
  • Morrow County (Or.)