“Ancient Mining on Lake Superior”

J.C. Tinball. From Historical and Statistical Information, Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States: Collected and Prepared Under the Direction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Per, Act of Congress of March 3d, 1847, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. 1855.

Image of Ancient Mining on Lake Superior

Drawn to accompany an 1847 government report on the history and projected future of American Indians in the United States, this illustration recalls the many-layered history of mineral extraction around Lake Superior.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Ancient Mining on Lake Superior
Short Title Ancient Mining on Lake Superior, 1855
Book Title Historical and Statistical Information, Respecting the History, Condition and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States: Collected and Prepared Under the Direction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Per, Act of Congress of March 3d, 1847
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Publisher Lippincott, Grambo & Company
Creator J.C. Tinball
Publication Creator Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Publication Date 1855
Volume 5
Pages plate no. 16
Call Number Ayer 250 .S3h 1851
Location Special Collections 4th floor