Thomas A. Lister papers 1903-1937 (bulk 1929-1933)

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Thomas A. Lister papers 1903-1937 (bulk 1929-1933)

MS 036


Collection Summary

Creator: Lister, Thomas A.
Collection Name: Thomas A. Lister papers
Inclusive Dates: 1903-1937
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1929-1933)
Physical Description:.3 linear feet
Abstract:Thomas A. Lister was an Entrepreneur associated with Metal Mining Properties, Lordsburg, New Mexico. Collection includes handwritten and typescript documents pertaining mainly to Lister's mining enterprises in Grant County and Hidalgo County, New Mexico. Included are location notices, assay reports, hand-drawn maps, blueprints, notebooks, telegrams, and other documents concerning the promotion, sale, and lease of specific mines.
Collection Number:MS 036
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

Entrepreneur associated with Metal Mining Properties, Lordsburg, New Mexico.


Scope and Content Note

Handwritten and typescript documents pertaining mainly to Lister's mining enterprises in Grant County and Hidalgo County, New Mexico. Included are location notices, assay reports, hand-drawn maps, blueprints, notebooks, telegrams, and other documents concerning the promotion, sale, and lease of specific mines. Those in Grant County are the Gold Gulch Mine, First National Gold Mine, Billali Mine, and Minneapolis Mine. Those in Hidalgo County are the Golden Eagle Mine, Mohawk Mine, Nellie Gray Mine, Reservation West Extension Mine, Silver King Mine, Quail Mine, Robert E. Lee Mine, and Sing Fat [?] Mine. On the location notices, the locators are often listed as Lister, his son Thomas Roy Lister, and a Frank G. Cline. Minerals found included gold, silver, and copper, with some associated lead and zinc. Among miscellaneous papers are Lister's will, leaving everything to his son Thomas. A stock certificate is for 495 shares in the Reservation Mines, Inc., of Lawe, N.M. Newspaper articles attached within some of the notebooks contain information on mining, as well as the area of Lordsburg, N.M.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by name of mine.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Access Terms

Geographic Name(s)
Lordsburg (N.M.) -- History.

Subject(s)
Copper mines and mining -- New Mexico -- History -- Sources.
Gold mines and mining -- New Mexico -- History -- Sources.
Mines and mineral resources -- New Mexico -- Grant County -- History -- Sources.
Mines and mineral resources -- New Mexico -- Hidalgo County -- History -- Sources.
Silver mines and mining -- New Mexico -- History -- Sources.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Thomas A. Lister papers (MS 036). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as purchase, 1964.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.