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Rinker, C.A. Earle Papers
Coll #: MS-00514
Date: 1880-1960 (bulk 1905-1910)
Extent: 12 boxes (5.97 cubic feet, 6.61 linear feet)
The C. A. Earle Rinker Papers (1880-1960) contain materials that document the history of early twentieth century Goldfield, located in central Nevada, as well as the life of Rinker. These materials include correspondence, images of Goldfield during its peak years of 1906-1910, mining prospectus', maps, ledgers, souvenirs, and ephemera that document mining and daily life. Also included is biographical material that tells the story of Earle Rinker and his family before and after his adventures in Goldfield, and documents his family and work life in Indiana and Illinois as well.
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