Adelberg & Raymond mining reports

Adelberg & Raymond mining reports

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Adelberg & Raymond.
Title: Adelberg & Raymond mining reports
Dates: 1844-1867
Quantity: 5.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms1355
Drafts are in German.

Scope and Content Note

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.).

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Adelberg Gold Company
2Brolley Mine
3Hamilton mineral property
4Lewis gold mining property
5Judge Strong property