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Juneau/Douglas Engineering, Mining, and Pulp Mill Records, 1913 - 1930

Identifier: MS 21

Content Description

The collection includes mining reports, mining and engineering records, articles about mining in Juneau, U.S. Geological Service Bulletins, blue lines of the Treadwell mine (also on microfiche, in the collection) and photographs. A detailed finding aid is available in the collection.


  • 1913 - 1930
  • Majority of material found in 1913-1930


7 boxes (7 boxes)

7 boxes

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Existence and Location of Originals

Robert A. Kinzie (Sr.) was born at Fort Independence, Mass., Jan. 15, 1874. He graduated from the University of CA 1897 with a degree in civil engineering. From 1900-1905 he was assistant superintendent of the Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Co, from 1905-1914, general superintendent of the Treadwell, Alaska Mexican Gold Mining Co., Alaska United Gold Mining Co., and Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co.

He and Veronica Kennedy of San Francisco married in 1901 and had five children: Robert A. Kinzie, Jr. (born in Douglas, Alaska and also a mining engineer), David Hunter Kinzie, Veronica K. Kinzie, Eugenia K. Kinzie Moore, and Elizabeth Kinzie Buckley.

Robert Kinzie left Alaska with his family in 1914. He worked as a consulting engineer in Mexico and for several mining firms in California, including Engels Copper Co., Virginia Mines Corp., Santa Cruz Portland Cement Co., and others. He died in 1955 in San Francisco, California.

Finding Aid for the Juneau/Douglas Engineering, Mining, and Pulp Mill Records, 1913-1930
In Progress
Revised by: Staff June 2004; ArchivesSpace Finding Aid by: Kate Dunn
2019 June
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Repository Details

Part of the Alaska State Library - Historical Collections Finding Aids Repository

PO Box 110571
Juneau AK 99811-0571 US
907-465-2151 (Fax)