Finding aid for the Samuel J. Ritchie Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Ritchie, Samuel J.
Title: Samuel J. Ritchie Papers
Dates: 1870-1920
Extent: 21.60 linear feet (40 containers and 11 oversize volumes)
Abstract: Samuel J. Ritchie (1838-1908) was a railroad and mining promoter, and resident of Summit County, Ohio. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, legal proceedings, and other papers dealing primarily with the construction and operation of the Central Ontario Railroad Co. and the incorporation and affairs of the Canadian Copper Company and the Anglo-American Iron Company, three companies which Ritchie served as president. Includes papers relating to Ritchie's discovery of copper and nickel mines in Sudbury, Ontario and to his large coal properties in West Virginia., and family correspondence, private account books, and newspaper clippings.
MS Number MS 3145
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English