Katherine Aiken Collection on Idaho Mining Companies, 1892-2014

Overview of the Collection

Title
Katherine Aiken Collection on Idaho Mining Companies
Dates
1892-2014 (inclusive)
Quantity
3 cubic feet
Collection Number
MG 480
Summary
Labor agreements, oral history transcripts, and other mining company records.
Repository
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
83844-2350
Telephone: 2088850845
libspec@uidaho.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for use.

Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The bulk of the collection contains union labor agreements, contracts, and memorandums between the Internationl Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Local Numbers 14 or 18 and the corresponding mining company. The bulk of the records span the late 1940s to mid-1950s.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[DESCRIPTION OF ITEM/FOLDER], MG 480 (Bunker Hill Local 18 Records), University of Idaho Library, Special Collections & Archives, Moscow, Idaho.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Arranged based on intellectual order.

Custodial History

These records were personally collected by Katherine (Kathy) Aiken, Emeritus Professor of History with an emphasis in social and cultural history, women, and labor, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

Acquisition Information

Materials donated by Kathy Aiken in 2005 (2005-20) and 2015 (MA 2015-47 and MA 2015-48).

Processing Note

Processed by Michelle A. Shannon.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I: Labor Agreements and Company Expenditures, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Expenditures Ledger
1941-1951
1 2
Expenditures Ledger
1955
1 3
American Smelting and Refining Company Labor Agreements
1951-1953, 1956
1 4
American Smelting and Refining Company Labor Agreements
1956
1 5
Bitco Inc. Labor Agreements
1951, 1954
1 6
Bunker Hill Company Labor Agreements
1952, 1955, 1980
1 7
Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Company Labor Agreements
1953
1 8
Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Company Labor Agreements
1953, 1956
1 9
Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation Labor Agreements
1947, 1951-1952
1 10
Day Mines Inc. Labor Agreements
1949, 1951-1952, 1954, 1956
1 11
Dayrock Mining Company Labor Agreements
1947
1 12
Dredge Fund Labor Agreements
1953-1954, 1956
1 13
Federal Mining and Smelting Company Labor Agreements
1947, 1949, 1951-1952
1 14
Frank Marr Lease Labor Agreements
1956
1 15
Golconda Lead Mines Labor Agreements
1947-1956
1 16
Gold Hunter Mining Company Labor Agreements
1956
1 17
Hecla Mining Company Labor Agreements
1947
1 18
Hercules Mining Company Labor Agreements
1947
1 19
Highland-Surprise Consolidated Mining Co. Labor Agreements
1953-1954
1 20
Hull Lease Labor Agreements
1949, 1951, 1954, 1956
1 21
John George Lease Labor Agreements
1954, 1956
2 22
Kellogg Transfer Company Labor Agreement
1954
2 23
Lanette Bros Labor Agreement
1951
2 24
Mascot Mines Inc. Labor Agreements
1952-1954
2 25
Monitor Mining Company Labor Agreements
1947
2 26
Nabob Silver-Lead Company Labor Agreements
1952-1954, 1956
2 27
Sidney Mining Company Labor Agreements
1952-1954, 1956
2 28
Silver Buckle Mining Company Labor Agreements
1954
2 29
Silver Dollar Mining Company Labor Agreements
1952-1954
2 30
Small Leasing Company Labor Agreements
1947
2 31
Spokane Morning Co. Labor Agreements
1953
2 32
Spokane-Idaho Mining Company Labor Agreements
1952, 1954
2 33
Sunset Lease Labor Agreements
1947
2 34
Sunset Minerals, Inc. Labor Agreements
1952-1953
2 35
Sunset Mines Inc. Labor Agreements
1954, 1956
2 36
Sunshine Mining Company Labor Agreements
1949, 1951, 1953
2 37
Unknown Labor Agreements
undated
2 38
Wage Rates and Increases
1948
2 39
Zanetti Brothers Labor Agreements
1952, 1956-1957, 1959

Series II: General Company Records, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 40
Company Records and Affidavits
undated
2 41
Bunker Hill Company Manuals
1934
2 42
Bunker Hill and Sullivan Mining Company Alphabetized List of Employees in Bargaining Unit
30 April 1952
2 43
Sullivan Mining Company Records
undated
2 44
Housing Survey, Bunker Hill and Sullivan Mining and Concentrating Company
undated
2 45
United Steelworkers of America Report of Membership Losses
1974
2 46
Bunker Hill Company Publications and Clippings
1960
2 47
Book of By-Laws of Sullivan Mining Company
1927, 1933
2 48
Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co. Minutes, Executive Committee
6 May 1892 - 1 February 1905
2 49
Manuscript of The Bunker Hill Company: A Mine and Its Men
undated
2 50
Spotlite Newsletters
1958-1961
3 51
Local 18 Meeting Materials
undated
3 52
Proposed Housing Program for the Bunker Hill Company
March 1956
3 53
Correspondence and Memos
1954-2014
3 54
Photocopies of Newspaper Clippings
undated

Series III: Oral History Transcripts, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 55
Bob Carroll Oral History Transcript
undated
3 56
Luther Church Oral History Transcript
undated
3 57
[first name unknown] Shultz Oral History Transcript
undated
3 58
Pete Piekarski Oral History Transcript
undated
3 59
Ray Byrd Oral History Transcript
undated
3 60
Unidentified Transcript
undated
3 61
Unidentified Transcript
undated
3 62
Personal Reminiscences
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Affidavits
  • Oral History

Geographical Names

  • Bunker Hill Mine (Idaho)
  • Coeur d'Alene Mine (Idaho)
  • Hecla Mine (Idaho)
  • Idaho
  • Idaho Panhandle (Idaho)
  • Sunshine Mine (Kellogg, Idaho)