Hecla Consolidated Mining Company records, 1877-1900

Hecla Consolidated Mining Company (Mont.).


9 linear ft.
Chiefly financial materials, including assay reports, bills, and payroll records arranged in chronological order; together with interoffice correspondence (1877-1881, 1885, 1893) between mining department superintendent Samuel A. Barbour and the general manager and other company officials; outgoing letterpress volume (1885-1886) of general manager Henry Knippenberg; and minor legal documents and miscellany.
Glendale, Mont., gold, silver, and copper mining company -- Founded in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1877, the Hecla Consolidated Mining Company bought mining property in Glendale, Beaverhead County, Mont. Under the management of Noah Armstrong and E.C. Atkins, the company suffered numerous setbacks, including the burning of the smelter. Under the new management of Henry Knippenberg, the mine started paying dividends and continued to prosper until the demonetization of silver in 1893. The mine closed in 1904.
This record replaces NUCMC entry MS 79-408.
Finding aid in the repository.

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