Holabird-Kagin Americana (Firm)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Mahlon Fairchild Manuscript
Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
Francis G. Newlands Business Records
J. A. Kirby Letters to J. E. Bamberger
Correspondence to Mary Leavitt
John McKay, a miner, and John Nelson, a mining superintendent, lived in Gold Hill, Nevada Territory in the mid-1860s. The collection contains two letters written by McKay and Nelson to their sister, Mary Leavitt, who lived in Wisconsin. In McKay's letter, he discusses views of the Civil War and living in Gold Hill while Nelson describes his trip out to Nevada, family matters, and sending money home.
Max Meyer and Company Collection
The Max Meyer & Co. was a mercantile business located in Goldfield, Nevada. The collection contains one photograph and an invoice of the company from 1907.
Silver Peak (Nev.) Letter
Silver Peak, Nevada was a small mining town originally settled during the territorial period and located in Esmeralda County at the foothills of the Silver Peak Range. The collection contains a one-page letter written by T. I. Barnes to "Friend William" regarding the mining and milling operation in Silver Peak on June 14, 1865.
Slavin-Reed Family Papers
The Slavin-Reed Family papers include genealogical notes, oral histories, and other documents about the 19th and 20th century history of the Slavin and Reed families and those families connected by marriage. The bulk of the collection appears to have passed through the hands of Lucille Slavin Clark, and builds on the recorded memories of her grandmother, Maude Rose Hanley Reed Bruno (1882-1965).
Correspondence about Snowshoe Thompson
John "Snowshoe" Thompson (1827-1876) was born in Tinn, Telemark, Norway to Torstein Olson-Rue and Gro Jonsdatter Einungbrekke. After the death of his father, John and his mother, Gro, immigrated to the United States, where John eventually settled in Genoa, Nevada in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The collection contains letters written by Agnes Scossa, Laurence D'Orsay, and Rees Davis to Francis Fairchild regarding John "Snowshoe" Thompson and his life.
Tonopah Belmont Mine Fire Letter
The Tonopah Belmont Mine fire took place in Tonopah, Nevada on February 23, 1911 and killed seventeen miners. The collection contains one letter, dated February 27, 1911, written to George Wingfield about the reaction to the Belmont Mine fire in the days following the disaster.
Union Mill and Mining Company Records
- Personal correspondence 5
- Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 2
- Photographs 2
- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 2
- Albums (Books) 1
- Business correspondence 1
- Business enterprises -- Nevada -- Goldfield 1
- Comstock Lode Mining District (Nev.) 1
- Ephemera 1
- Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) 1
- Gold Hill (Nev.) 1
- Gold mines and mining -- California 1
- Goldfield (Nev.) 1
- Lander County (Nev.) 1
- Law materials 1
- Mills and mill-work -- Nevada -- Virginia City 1
- Mine accidents -- Nevada -- Tonopah 1
- Mine fires -- Nevada -- Tonopah 1
- Miners -- Nevada -- Correspondence 1
- Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Nye County 1
- Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Tonopah 1
- Nevada -- Genealogy -- Sources 1
- Nevada -- Newspapers 1
- Nye County (Nev.) 1
- Oral histories 1
- Ranching -- Nevada 1
- Silver Peak (Nev.) 1
- Silver mines and mining -- Nevada 1
- Tonopah (Nev.) -- History 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Women pioneers -- Nevada 1 ∧ less