The Chrysolite Silver Mining Company Collection contains approximately two linear feet of papers, certificates, ledger books, checks, and maps related to the Company's operations in Leadville, Colorado, from the 1880s through the 1930s. Noteworthy items in the collection include: an 1879 certificate for the payment of capital stock for the purchase of mining properties, signed by Company owner Horace Tabor and his partners in the amount of ten million dollars
100 cancelled dividend checks from 1880 to 1885, one of the earliest signed by Tabor in the amount of five thousand dollars
four ledger books containing correspondence between Chrysolite officials detailing mining operations, accidents, expenses, and profitability
a list of company stockholders
a large color-lithograph map of Leadville mining properties
and assorted documents including contracts for drilling, mansucripts, accountings, and ownership transfers.
2 linear feet