Fresno County Mines and Mills, 1891

Summary: This file contains all mines and mills marked by Thomas Thompson in his 1891 atlas of Fresno County.

Description: This file contains all mines and mills marked by Thomas Thompson in his 1891 atlas of Fresno County. The individual pages of the county atlas were cropped and georeferenced using ArcMap and the shapefile was then created off of that county-wide map.

For further analyses and commentary, please visit Cameron Ormsby's article "Land Speculation in Fresno County: 1860-1891" at the following address: http:[edited] Fresno County Atlas (1891) created by Thomas H. Thompson

Methodology: Each page of the county atlas was cropped in photoshop and then georeferenced in ArcMap with the historical township and range sections. The mines and mills were located and added to the shape file by hand.

Credits:

The study was conducted at Stanford's Spatial History Lab (spatialhistory.stanford.edu). The research was made possible through funding provided by NSF Award 0820501, Mellon Distinguished Professor Grant (Richard White), and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Stanford. Historical research and digitization completed by Cameron Ormsby (cormsby@stanford.edu) in Summer 2010. Technical support and project management by Erik Steiner (ebs110@stanford.edu). Additional support provided by Kathy Harris, Jake Coolidge, Killeen Hanson, Evgenia Schneider, and Daniel Meyer.

Access and use limitations:

The reuse and adaptation of this data is encouraged for scholarly work. Its commercial use is strictly prohibited. Kindly inform the authors of any adaptations or modifications made to improve the quality of the data.

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