Franklin Gold, Pyrite and Power Company records
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Franklin Gold, Pyrite and Power Company records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Franklin Gold, Pyrite and Power Company (Creighton, Ga.)
Title: Franklin Gold, Pyrite and Power Company records
Dates: 1882-1914
Quantity: 1.25 linear ft. (2 document cases; 1 half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS920

Biographical/Historical Note

Barry Searle, of Montrose, Pennsylvania, and C. F. Wright, of Susquehanna Depot, Pennsylvania, founded the Franklin Gold, Pyrite & Power Company which included water power, land, pyrites and gold. The company was based in north Georgia in Creighton, near Gainesville.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains business correspondence, financial records, reports and surveys of land, minutes of meetings, letters to stockholders, brochures about Georgia mining, and a newspaper clipping.


Index Terms

Amicalola River (Ga.)
Amicalola Water Power (Gainesville, Ga.)
Blue Ridge Electric Company (Ga.)
Brown, E.T.
Cherokee County (Ga.)
Dawson County (Ga.)
Etowah River (Ga.)
Gold mines and mining--Georgia
Harris, W.E.
Hydroelectric power plants--Georgia
Montrose (Pa.)
Pyrites--Georgia
Randolph, H.N.
Searle, Barry
Wright, C.F.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Franklin Gold, Pyrite and Power Company records, MSS 920, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1995

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

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11Publication U. S. Geological Survey, 1901-1903
 
2Report, 1907
 
3Correspondence, 1903-1907
 
4Correspondence, 1908
 
5Correspondence, 1908
 
6Ledger, 1908
 
7Correspondence, 1909
 
8Correspondence, 1909
 
9Correspondence, 1909
 
10Report on the Water Power Development of the Etowah River, 1909
 
11Bondholders, 1909
 
12Powers of Attorney, 1909-1910
 
13Minutes of Directors Meeting, 1910
 

Box

Fldr

21Correspondence, 1910
 
2Correspondence, 1910
 
3Correspondence, 1911
 
4Correspondence, 1912
 
5Correspondence, 1913
 
6Correspondence, 1914
 
7Correspondence, undated
 
8Rules of Executive Committee Bank of Ball Ground, undated
 
9Record of Diamond Drilling for Pyrites, undated
 
10Accounting Information, 1907-1910, undated
 
11Agreement, 1908
 
12“Georgia White Marble” Brochure, undated
 
13“Creighton Gold Mining Co.” Brochure, 1907
 
14International Agricultural Corporation, undated
 
15Newspaper Clipping, 1910
 
16Notes, undated
 
17Art Exhibit Catalogue, 1907
 

Box

item

31Accounting Ledger, 1882-1888
 
2Check Stubs in Book, 1880-1881