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George M. Colvocoresses mining collection

Collection of Mine reports and records from Arizona

Dates

Start Date
1878
End Date
1981

Summary

George M. Colvocoresses was a mining engineer and metallurgist in Arizona. He was General Manager of Southwest Metals Company, Humboldt, AZ. It acquired Consolidated Arizona Smelting Company by the end of 1921. In 1920, Colvocoresses was appointed receiver for Consolidated Arizona Smelting Company out of Phoenix. This collection is comprised mainly of his reports on field visits, submittals from approximately 300 Arizona properties and 100 more properties in the Southwest. Subsequent additions to the collection after the 1940s came from his son, Alden P. Colvocoresses, or Bill Allison of Allison Steel Company.

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Attached Files

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GMColvoInventory.csv 271.57 KB text/plain; charset=windows-1252

Material Request Instructions

Organization Name: Arizona Geological Survey
Person Name: Mining records curator
Street Address: 1520 West Adams St
City: Phoenix
Postal Code: 85007
Country: USA
Phone: 602-771-1601
Email: inquiries@azgs.az.gov
Link: http://www.azgs.az.gov

As items in this collection are fully cataloged and digitized, they will be made available online. Until that time, the physical files are viewable in our office. Appointments are encouraged.

Purpose

These collections are accessible for purposes of education and research.

Rights

Property rights reside with the Arizona Geological Survey. Literary rights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs.

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  • National Digital Catalog

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Provenance

<p>The collection was donated to the Arizona Department of Mines and Minerals in 1986. The Arizona Geological Survey received it from ADMMR in 2011 when it took custody of the agency's records.</p>

Additional Information

Alternate Titles

  • George M. Colvocoresses mining collection

NGGDPP Collection Extension

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