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Comstock Lode (Nev.) cipher books

 Collection
Identifier: NC188
Code books used to write and translate coded messages so that details of the Comstock Lode mining operations could be sent but not understood by unauthorized parties.,Included are code words and translations.

Dates

  • undated

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (7 volumes)

Abstract

Code books used to write and translate coded messages so that details of the Comstock Lode mining operations could be sent but not understood by unauthorized parties.,Included are code words and translations.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Cipher books transferred from the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada.
Title
Guide to the Comstock Lode (Nev.) cipher books
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)