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Eben Smith: the dean of Western mining

Date

2021

Authors

Forsyth, David, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Abstract

Eben Smith, little-known in Colorado mining history. A successful fortune seeker who traveled to California during the gold rush. Moved to Colorado in 1860 with business partner Jerome Chaffee and involved in nearly every major mining camp. He was eulogized as "dean of mining in Colorado".--Provided by publisher.

Description

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.

Subject

Smith, Eben (Ebenezer), 1831-1906
Miners -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek -- Biography
Mining engineers -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek -- Biography
Gold mines and mining -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek -- Biography
Silver mines and mining -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek -- Biography
Mineral industries -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek -- Biography
Cripple Creek (Colo.) -- History -- 19th century

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