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Papers of Samuel Clark, 1912-1936

AZ 105


Collection Summary

Creator: Clark, Samuel, 1871-
Collection Name: Papers of Samuel Clark,
Inclusive Dates: 1912-1936
Physical Description:.8 linear feet
Abstract:Samuel Clark, born in 1871, was the founder of Clarkston, Ariz. Operated mining properties in Ajo and Clarkston (later called Rowood) beginning in 1907. Laid out townsite of Clarkston in 1916. The collection includes mining papers, account books, records of leases, scrapbook of photographs and newspaper clippings, and other business and personal papers. Includes blueprints of maps, time books and expense accounts, and photographs of Clarkston and the Ajo Mining District. Also present are family photographs, subscription lists of Clarkston inhabitants, and account books for rental properties.
Collection Number:AZ 105
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

Founder of Clarkston, Ariz. Operated mining properties in Ajo and Clarkston (later called Rowood) beginning in 1907. Laid out townsite of Clarkston in 1916.


Scope and Content Note

Mining papers, account books, records of leases, scrapbook of photographs and newspaper clippings, and other business and personal papers. Includes blueprints of maps, time books and expense accounts, and photographs of Clarkston and the Ajo Mining District. Also present are family photographs, subscription lists of Clarkston inhabitants, and account books for rental properties.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into 3 series.
Series I:Mining papers, 1912-1936
Series II:Scrapbook, 1914-1933
Series III:Financial Records, 1916-1934

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Geographic Name(s)
Ajo (Ariz.) -- History -- Sources.
Clarkston (Ariz.) -- History -- Sources.
Rowood (Ariz.) -- History -- Sources.

Subject(s)
Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Pima County -- History -- Sources.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Papers of Samuel Clark (AZ 105). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1961.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.