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    • The Prospector and Thunder Mountain News

    • Newspapers; Mining; Prospecting; Prospecting equipment & supplies; Gold; Gold miners; Gold mining;
    • Newspapers from the Roosevelt and Thunder Mountain area tells interesting stories, and describes area businesses that were later destroyed by the mudslide and flood. First page describes "The Golden Goal" of a miner which was to proceed at all...
    • Boise Basin Mining Records

    • Mining; Records (Information); Prospecting;
    • Legal documents, bills of sale, claims, and notices concerning mining operations at Churchill's Bar, Gold Hill, Dry Gulch, Elk Creek and Grey Back Gulch in the Boise Basin mining district, Idaho Territory.
    • C. E. Bolton letter to Friend Marble

    • Mining; Prospecting; Ore industry; Family; Country life; Snow; Gold mining; Gold miners; Gold;
    • Letter written to a friend from Bolton, Idaho describes family, and life in a mining town. Describes dancing, skating, parties, sleighing and snow in Deer Creek area. Describes the process of buying stock in the mining company and says to, "help a...
    • Triumph Mining Company Documents

    • Mining; Prospecting; Forms (Documents); Meetings; Ore industry;
    • Collection of documents, letters and assessments, pertaining to Triumph Mining Company. These documents cover the different mining claims owned by the Triumph mine and discusses the differences between the mine with the same name from the 1880s.
    • Marshall Bond, Sr. letter to Dearest Amy

    • Mining; Miners; Gold; Gold mining;
    • Personal letter concerning experiences during the Thunder Mountain, Idaho, gold rush. Describes a prospecting trip that began in Meadows, Idaho and the ways that the trail was outfitted with gear and essentials. Describes the types of food and the...
    • Elias Davidson Pierce and The Founding Of Pierce

    • Mining; Gold mining; Gold; Indian reservations; Indigenous peoples; Prospecting; Miners
    • Part of the reference series from the Idaho State Historical Society about E. D. Pierce (1824-1897) and his prospecting. Instead of searching for gold in country that was reasonably accessible, he became obsessed with the opening of a new mining...
    • Caswell Brothers of Thunder Mountain

    • Miners; Prospecting
    • The Caswell brothers in their cabin. The Caswell brothers discovered gold at Thunder Mountain in Valley County. The discovery of gold at Thunder Mountain initiated a massive rush to the area in the late 1890's. Left to right: Lew, Ben, Dan based...
    • Robert Bush Smith diary, 1908

    • Expeditions & surveys; Mining; Miners; Prospecting; Fishing
    • One photocopy of Smith's 1908 original diary with a typed transcript. The diary was written on a prospecting trip in Northern Idaho and Montana from July to November 1908. Robert Bush Smith was born on a farm in Big Flats, New York in 1882. As a...

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