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When an Ivy League chemistry professor agreed to move West, the mining industry changed forever

When studying for her Ph.D., Ellen Kingman Fisher worked with a collection of letters written by Nathaniel Hill in the 1860s. Intrigued, she used the letters to write “Hill’s Gold,” Gold, a historical novel about the early marriage of Nathaniel and Alice Hill.  Dr. Fisher was a senior program officer with the Gates Family Foundation […]