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Don Winn Gold Mining Stock Certificates Collection

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.

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

Donated by the Putney Winn family.

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

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.

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