Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The map of Comstock Lode Extending Down Gold Canon was drawn by G. T. Brown, the San Francisco-based lithographer, and depicts Comstock Lode mine claims, locations of mills, and mining works in color.
Overview Construction on the Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road, which would eventually link the Carson Valley, Nevada to Placerville, California via Lake Valley (Lake Tahoe), began in late 1859 or early 1860. Collection contains 16 documents regarding the land acquisition and construction of the route.
Overview Lawrence Marrow was resident of Candelaria, Nevada in 1893 who was planning on relocating to Independence, California in February 1893. The collection contains one letter written by Lawrence to his sister Elisha in Green Bay, Wisconsin regarding his feelings toward Nevada and experiences there.
Overview Bill was a miner from Joplin, Missouri who left for Goldfield, Nevada in late March or early April 1907 to work in the mines. Collection contains one ten-page letter from Bill to wife, Kate, and daughter, Mary, in Joplin regarding how he is faring in Goldfield during a mining strike.
Overview The Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Records is composed of administrative documents from the Nevada Consolidated Copper Company, or Kennecott Copper Corporation. The collection includes cyanotype photographs, operating notes and manuals, annual reports, and correspondence between employees and other businesses from 1905-1998.
Overview Stone House, Nevada was an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, Nevada. The collection contains one letter written by P.V.S. to Minnie from Stone House, Nelson Ranch in Humboldt County, Nevada.