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Olancho Mineral Companía Papers

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 31
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(31)

Scope and Contents

1900-1909 Letters, telegrams, memos, and an official copy of a 1900 gold mining commission granted to Edward A. Burke along the Guayape River, Honduras. Later papers indicate these rights were sold to the Olancho Mineral Compania. Undated documents include a rough map,a list of mines, and a request of Americans Federico Bill [Frederick Bell] and Jorge S. Coleman [George S. Coleman] for a mining concession.


  • 1900-1909


Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.


26 Pieces

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian


Box 3, Folder 31

Related Materials

See the Guayape River Commission concession and contracts for more information about a commission to Edward Burke. Click the following link for the bibliographic record in the library catalog:

Guayape River Commission
Olancho Mineral Companía Papers
Manuscript Collection 50 (31), Manuscripts, The Latin American Library, Tulane University
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Part of the The Latin American Library at Tulane Repository

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