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Earth Resources Co. Livengood mining records

Guide to the Earth Resources Co. Livengood mining records
circa 1971

Collection number: HMC-1450.
Creator: Earth Resources Company.
Title: Earth Resources Co. Livengood mining records.
Date: circa 1971.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are entirely in English.
Collection summary: Annotated maps and claim information for a mine near Livengood.

Organizational history:
Earth Resources Company (based out of Golden, Colorado) was a mining and refinery company active during the 1970s and 1980s.

Collection description:
This collection contains an envelope of two mining claim maps, handdrawn notes, and a mining claim location notice form. The maps show a mining region near Livengood and are dated to 1971. The envelope is addressed to a Mr. James W. Dalton in Fairbanks and is from the Earth Resources Co. in Golden, CO. Handwritten notes on the outside of the envelope read, “Chuck Herbert’s claim map” and describe the scale of the maps. The maps include information about how mining in the area is impacted by both the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

Arrangement: This collection is in the original order in which it arrived at the Archives.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Earth Resources Co. Livengood mining records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: A 1953 USGS map of the Livengood area was removed from this collection. A photocopy of its identifying information was left within the collection.

Related materials: For other archival collections at Archives and Special Collections that relate to mining in Alaska, see the Research Guide to Miners and Mining Collections.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Archives by Del Thorngren in 2012.

Processing information: This collection was described by Becky Butler in 2024.

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