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HMCC . Homestake Mining Company Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: HMCC
Consists of records created and associated with the Homestake Mining Company, which operated in the town of Lead, South Dakota, for 120 years. The Homestake Mine ultimately became the largest and deepest continually operating gold mine in the Western Hemisphere before its closure in 2001.

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Allen J. Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5014
Abstract

The Allan J. Clark Papers include documents created or utilized by Clark during his time working for the Homestake Mining Company. The materials are dated between 1896 and 1932 with the bulk of material dating between 1909 and 1917. Documents include annual cost reports, correspondence, drawings, records of experiments conducted by Clark and others, research files on mines in other countries, and published works regarding the use of different forms of energy.

Dates: 1896 - 1932

Bureau Of Mines Publications

 Collection
Identifier: 5018
Abstract

The Bureau of Mines Publications Collection consists of several types of literature published by the Bureau between 1910 and 1997. These publications were received and used by employees of the Homestake Mining Company.

Dates: 1910-1997

Canyon Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 5020
Abstract

Canyon Corporation Records consist primarily of sample records from the Maitland Silver and Gold Mine. The records also include bank deposit books, production reports, and maps and surveys of the Matiland area.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1936-1942; 1934-1943

Hat Creek Oil Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 5015
Abstract

The Hat Creek Oil Company Records consists primarily of correspondence sent to and from the company’s owners, B.C. Yates, L.M. McBride, and Ralph Bonney. The collection also includes mineral and mining lease paperwork, agreements, payroll information, and newspaper clippings. The materials are dated between 1913 and 1918 with the bulk of documents dating from the time period that the company was active, between May 1917 and June 1918.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1917-1918; 1913-1918

Homestake Annual Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 5003
Abstract

The Homestake Mining Company operated from 1877-2001. The annual reports were created by the accounting department in order to provide an overview of the financial earnings each year for the company's shareholders. In the earlier years, the reports include basic financial information and statements from the management. As the mine grew into a larger and more financially viable operation, the reports grew more detailed to reflect that change.

Dates: 1897-2002

Homestake Assays and Ore Reserve Records

 Collection
Identifier: 5030
Abstract

The Homestake Assay and Ore Reserve Records consist of assay records, ore estimates, and reports. Materials from 1895 through 2000 are present in the collection with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 through 1998. The collection also contains graphs that were at one time, framed and matted by the Homestake Mining Company.

Dates: 1895 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1998

Homestake Buildings and Community Facilities

 Collection
Identifier: 5016
Abstract

The Buildings and Community Facilities Collection is an artificial collection that includes records and maps related to Homestake Mining Company's construction of employee housing and community facilities such as parks, schools, and hotels in the Black Hills. The collection also contains records of construction work for operations outside of South Dakota. The bulk of records are from the 1930s.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1933-1935; 1924-1996

Homestake Employee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 5011
Abstract

The Homestake Employee Collection is an artificial collection which consists primarily of individual employee records from the 1920s through the early 1990s. The collection also includes information on insurance and other benefits available to Homestake employees and reports on employee numbers.

Dates: 1920 - 2006; Majority of material found in 1938 - 1996

Homestake Geology Department Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 5035
Abstract

The Homestake Geology Department Papers consist of documents, rock samples, and thin sections from 1903 to 2005. Materials include geologic, stope, diamond drilling maps and drawings; reports, correspondence, ledgers, and indexes that represent the functions and activities of the Geology Department.

Dates: 1903 - 2005

Homestake Ladies' Auxiliary Records

 Collection
Identifier: 5012
Abstract

This collection primarily consists of the administrative and financial records of the Homestake Aid Auxiliary. The collection includes financial and membership records, correspondence, meeting minutes, accounting of dues received, photographs, and receipts paid to local businesses. These records span the years of 1910–1989.

Dates: 1910 - 1989