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Adelberg & Raymond mining reports

Adelberg & Raymond mining reports

Descriptive Summary

Title: Adelberg & Raymond mining reports
Creator: Adelberg & Raymond
Inclusive Dates: 1844-1867
Extent: 5 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1355
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of mining reports, drafts, maps, and notes of the firm Adelberg & Raymond (New York, N.Y.) for Georgia mines from 1844-1867. Mines and properties include Adelberg Gold Company (Cobb County, Ga.); Brolley mine (Cherokee County, Ga.); Dr. B. Hamilton property (Cobb County, Ga.); Lewis property (White County, Ga.); and the Judge Strong mine (Cobb County, Ga.). Reports contains sections describing the mines' location, the area's terrain, climate, and geology; an analysis of the gold vein; a mining plan; and an economic view often containing information on the cost of labor, materials, and proposed output. The report for the Lewis mine also includes a history of Georgia mining. Several of the drafts are signed by Dr. Hermann Credner of Ackworth (Cobb County, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Adelberg & Raymond mining reports, ms 1355, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Geological surveys -- Georgia.
Geology -- Georgia.
Gold mines and mining -- Georgia.
Maps (documents)
Mineral industries -- Georgia.
Mines and mineral resources -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Adelberg Gold Company
12Brolley Mine
13Hamilton mineral property
14Lewis gold mining property
15Judge Strong property