Russell L. & Lyn Wood Mining History Archive

Telling the story of mining through technology, resources and people





  • The Archive Reading Room is now open 10 am - 2 pm, Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri.

About the Archive

The Russell L. & Lyn Wood Mining History Archive was established in 1995 by former Mines Board of Trustees member Russell L. Wood and his wife, Lyn. We support research on the history of mining, with emphasis on Colorado, the US West, and technology. Subjects include:

  • Technology of mining
  • Related industries (blasting, mineral processing, safety, transportation, etc.)
  • Environment, land use
  • Economic and human aspects of the mining industry
  • History of the Colorado School of Mines.

Find Resources

Search the Library Catalog

Historic Mines & Mining Companies

Mine Accidents

Colorado School of Mines History

Collection Guides [in progress]


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