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Arthur L. Flagg mining photo collection

Collection of Photographs from Arizona

Dates

Start Date
1905
End Date
1955

Summary

This inventory describes photos taken by A. L. Flagg during his travels as a mining engineer over the period 1905 to 1955 and they capture life in developing western North America. The photographs were largely identified using notes made by A.L. Flagg, research of Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources' (ADMMR) mine files and mining periodicals of the time. Principle photograph locations are in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Rhode Island, and Washington along with Durango and Oaxaca, Mexico. Arthur Leonard Flagg was born June 29, 1883, the son of Charles Welford and Anna R. (Daley) Flagg. He earned his bachelor’s degree in geology at Brown University in 1906. As a young mining engineer Arthur Flagg followed Horace Greeley’s advice [...]

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Contacts

Material Request Instructions

Organization Name: Arizona Geological Survey
Person Name: Mining records curator
Street Address: 1520 West Adams St
City: Phoenix
Postal Code: 85007
Country: USA
Phone: 602-771-1601
Email: inquiries@azgs.az.gov
Link: http://www.azgs.az.gov

As items in this collection are fully cataloged and digitized, they will be made available online. Until that time, the physical files are viewable in our office. Appointments are encouraged.

Purpose

These collections are made accessible for purposes of education and research.

Rights

Property rights reside with the Arizona Geological Survey. Literary rights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs.

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Provenance

The Flagg Mineral Foundation donated the collection to the Arizona Department of Mines and Minerals. The Arizona Geological Survey received the collection from ADMMR in 2011 when it took custody of the agency's records.

Additional Information

NGGDPP Collection Extension

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