C. S. Betts letters to W.L. Van Alstyne
Scope and Contents
Three ALS's in which Betts describes his invention of a gold washer of concentrator of fine gold. Includes a pencil drawing. He also describes his efforts to patent his invention and its use on the Snake River in Idaho. Betts sought Van Alstyne's support for and use of his invention.
- Betts, C. S. (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from C. S. Betts letters to W.L. Van Alstyne must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
C. S. Betts was a prospector in Idaho and Utah.
8 p. (0.01 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Alfred Goodman, 1975.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Alfred Goodman; 1975.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Badly stained ; loss of text.
- Register of C. S. Betts letters to W.L. Van Alstyne
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 June 30
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.