Park, Archibald

Park, Archibald


Arrived in Alaska, March 1898, C1900;


Signed Notice on 4/10/1900 calling for a Miner’s Meeting at Camp Moose (located about one mile from Chestinchena River on Chisna Creek), on noon April 20th, 1900, to form the Chisna Mining District, along with J.A. Burke, R. T. Herron, W.H. Crary, R. Coles, C.H. Winanas, M.D., Chas. Sandberg, O.J. Hosford, D.B. Leavell, W.H. Robson, D. Park Griswald, J.G. Simpson, H. Krammer, John Mueller, s.R. Means, Chas. Olson, H. Miller, H.E.F. King, B.E. Skinner, W.J. Aniker, Archie Parks, p. 11, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Location notice for “Mary No. 2” on Red Mountain Creek, 4/12/1900, witness J.A. Bourke, H. Miller, p. 26, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Along Copper River Trail between 6/28/1900-10/1/1900, C1900; Location notice for “Nettie” claim on Rockey Creek, 4/18/1900, witness Date & Rosenthal, p. 75, Chisna MD Records, 1900; Location notice for Eleanor Doty by A. Parks, attorney for “Doty Claim,” on Rock(y) Creek, witness Date and Rosenthal, p. 76, Chisna MD Records, 1900; Location Notice; with H.E.F. King for “Four Black Dogs,” on Slate Creek, located 6/23/1900, p. 112, Chisna MD.Records, 1900; Valdez MDR, p. 198; Chistochina, No. 2, Discovery Claim, locators: F.J. Date, Louis Rosenthal, Thad Da Chiel, Archie Park, H.E. F. King, located 6/10/1900, Recorded by O.J. Hosford, deputy recorder, p. 24; Chistochina, No. 2, Eagle Canyon Company Placer Mining Claim on Eagle Canyon Creek a tributary to Mankoman River, locators: Fred J. Date, Louis Rosenthal, Thad Da Chiel, H.E.F. King, John Steel, Archie Park, A.M. Powell, M. Dempsey, on 6/19/1900, witness: Archie Park, H.E. F. King, recorded Oct. 2, 1900, O.J. Hosford, Dept. Recorder, p. 26; Sells 1/4th interest in his “Four Black Dogs” placer mine on Slate Creek to Eleanor Doty for $600 downpayment and $1400 due by 9/1/1901, witnessed James Fish, 12/7/1900, Chisna MDR, No. 2, p. 214; Sworn statement: “I hereby make a sworn statement that Mr. A. Park was a Grubstaker in Miss Eleanor E. Doty interest and that I gave him the amt. that his contract call for. Mr. Wm Grogg knows that Mr. Archie Park had all provisions in my camp and also knew same was taken to Slate Cr. after the discovery was made. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd day of October, 1900, C.B. Smith, U.S. Court Commissioner (right side), B.G. Levaroos, (lower left side), Valdez MDR, p. 123; License to Mine: grants Alex Singletary the right to mine the whole of his undivided 1/4 interest in claim to “Four Black Dogs,” Valdez MDR, 1900, p. 199; Power of Attorney to from Eleanor Doty, p. 252, Chisna MD.Records, 1900;


Owns Four Black Dog Mine on Slate Creek with Singletary, Barrett, and Doty; 20 men working; taking about 15 oz. a day; pay streak not struck yet; The Valdez News, 1:21. 7/27/01; Resident of Valdez since 1898; prospecting on the Shushetna (Susitna?) River, attacked by large white glacier bear, seriously injured. The Valdez News. 1:27. 9/07/01; p. 4; sold his “undivided one eighth interest in the ‘Four Black Dogs’ placer claim for $2,000 to Eleanor F. Doty.The Valdez News. 1:31. 10/5/01;