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Mines and mineral resources -- Oklahoma -- Wichita Mountains

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Laura Brisky Hertzog Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-276
Scope and Contents


Educator and civic leader. A combination account book, scrapbook and family diary (1904-1948) which includes descriptions of the mining boom in the Wichita Mountains and early school board meetings in Comanche County, Oklahoma; and a manuscript (n.d.) entitled "Pioneer Days in Comanche Co.".

Dates: 1904-1948

Selden Eugene Andrus Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-699
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Businessman. Business and personal correspondence (1886-1908), fraternal organization correspondence (1902-1908), and legal documents (1901-1908) relating to Andrus's mining and petroleum interests in Oklahoma and his memberships in fraternal organizations.One of the primary focuses of the collection is placer gold mining in the Otter Creek Mining District, Wichita Mts., Oklahoma, 1903-1906. Documents include mineral location deeds, quit claim deeds, stock certificates, and listing of claims. Also, pertaining to mining, are several legal documents. These include: chattel mortgages, corporation certificates, court correspondence regarding the status of homestead and mining claims in the new state. Andrus’ general store business is documented by receipts, bills and advertisements of such items as pianos, which Andrus sold. There are two folders...
Dates: 1886-1908