University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Charles E. Haydon Papers, 1888-1898



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Haydon, Charles E.
Title: Haydon, Charles E., Papers
Dates: 1888-1898
Abstract: Correspondence, circulars, diaries, reports, financial documents, newspaper clippings, railway and steamship passes, and a map compose the Charles E. Haydon Papers, 1888-1898, chronicling Haydon’s business activities as an executive for various mining, lumber, and finance companies, including the American Building and Loan Association and the Woodworth Lumber Company.
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

During the late 19th century, Charles E. Haydon worked for a number of mining, lumber, and finance companies, including as the president of the American Building and Loan Association in Little Rock, Arkansas, and as vice president of Woodworth Lumber Company in Monroe, Louisiana. In addition, he served on the board of directors of the Ragged Mountain Gold Placer Mining Company.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, circulars, diaries, reports, financial documents, newspaper clippings, railway and steamship passes, and a map compose the Charles E. Haydon Papers, 1888-1898, chronicling Haydon’s business activities as an executive for various mining, lumber, and finance companies, including the American Building and Loan Association and the Woodworth Lumber Company. Correspondence concerns business affairs with mining, oil, and lumber companies, while diaries discuss his travels throughout Texas, Arkansas, and Colorado. Reports relate to gold mining operations in Colorado; financial documents consist of tax receipts, bank deposit slips, and a promissory note; passes from a variety of railway and steamship companies pertain to Haydon’s business travel; and newspaper clippings discuss Haydon’s professional activities, among other topics. Additionally, circulars advertise the Montrose Placer Mining Company, and a map illustrates the property belonging to the Ragged Mountain Gold Placer Mining Company.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Haydon, Charles E. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
American Building and Loan Association.
Montrose Placer Mining Company.
Ragged Mountain Gold Placer Mining Company.
Woodworth Lumber Company, Ltd.
Subjects
Lumber trade -- United States.
Mines and mineral resources -- United States.
Railroad companies -- United States.
Steamboat lines -- United States.
Places
Arkansas -- Description and travel.
Colorado -- Description and travel.
Texas -- Description and travel.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles E. Haydon Papers, 1888-1898, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2D269 Correspondence, reports, account papers, diaries, passes, and newspaper clippings, 1888-1898