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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Organization Name: Arizona Geological Survey
Person Name: Mining records curator
Street Address: 1520 West Adams St
Postal Code: 85007
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