Silver King Mining Company records, 1910-1916  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Silver King Mining Company
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
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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.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Mining corporations--Oregon
  • Silver industry--Oregon
  • Silver mines and mining--Oregon

Corporate Names

  • Silver King Mining Company

Geographical Names

  • Morrow County (Or.)