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dc.date1940?-1949?
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:57:53Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-03T09:20:57Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:57:53Z
dc.date.available2022-02-03T09:20:57Z
dc.identifierlibimagesSC926
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11124/10103
dc.descriptionH.A.W. Tabor, the Silver King.
dc.descriptionDate scanned: 2000-10-26.
dc.descriptionIdentifier: SC926.
dc.descriptionUnmounted; text on front.
dc.descriptionHeld in the Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines.
dc.description.abstractPostcard showing Horace Austin Warner Tabor, who arrived in Colorado in 1859 with his wife Augusta and infant son, Maxey. After prospecting for gold in a series of camps, Tabor settled in Buckskin Joe where he ran a successful store and was elected postmaster, but he later moved his store to Oro City in California Gulch. In 1878 he grubstaked a pair of prospectors, who struck rich silver deposits at the Little Pittsburg Mine, and according to the grubstake agreement, Tabor was entitled to a one-third interest in the mine. The Little Pittsburg produced $1,800,000 in silver before it played out a few years later. Tabor went on to make millions by investing in other mines such as the Chrysolite and Matchless, and he became the Mayor of Leadville and the Lieutenant Govenor of Colorado. He built opera houses in Leadville and Denver and outfitted the Tabor Hose Company and the Tabor Light Calvalry. Then in a scandel that rocked Colorado society, he divorced his wife Augusta ...
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by the Colorado State Library, the regional library systems of Colorado, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.publisherColorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
dc.rightsRights management statement available at: http://library.mines.edu/digital/rights.html
dc.subjectTabor, Horace Austin Warner, 1830-1899
dc.titleH.A.W. Tabor, the Silver King
dc.typeStillImage
dc.contributor.institutionArthur Lakes Library
dc.contributor.institutionColorado Digitization Project
dc.contributor.institutionRussell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive


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