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Don Winn Mining Stock Certificates Collection, 1878-1927

Don Winn Mining Stock Certificates Collection, 1878-1927
Size: 1 inch
Location: 3E1
Collection: MS014
Accession #: 1998.011

Historical Sketch
A stock certificate is a legal document certifying ownership of a specific number of shares in a corporate companies stock. At one time corporations were required to issue a paper stock certificate to make the purchase legal, but that is no longer mandatory. Scripophily is the action of collecting old stock certificates for their artistic and historic merit.

Scope & Content Note  

The collection contains 28 stock certificates from gold and silver mining companies between 1878 and 1927. They are arranged alphabetically by company name.

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Processing Information  

Donated by the Putney Winn family.

Ownership & Literary Rights  

Please contact the Director of the Dickinson Research Center for information about permission to publish any materials in this collection.

Restrictions on Access  

There are no restrictions on this collection. It is available for research.

Preferred Citation  

Don Winn Mining Stock Certificates Collection, MS014, Box # Folder #, Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Container List  

Box Folder Folder Title / Description
1 1 Bingham Gold Mining Company stock certificate, 1880
2 Dixie Queen Mining Company stock certificates, 1917
3 Granville Gold Mining Company stock certificates, 1879-1880
4 Mexico Oil Corporation stock certificate, 1927
5 Murchie Gold and Silver Mining Company stock certificates, 1878-1879
6 Murchie Gold and Silver Mining Company letter, 1885
7 New York and Calaveras County Gold Mining Company stock certificates, 1878-1880
8 State Refining Company, Incorporated stock certificate, 1922
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