Comstock Lode mines records
Scope and Contents
Ledgers contain "ore to mill" assay reports, account ledgers for goods furnished to mines, records of gold bought, and other unidentified records.
Restrictions on Access
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.
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Language of Materials
The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada (then western Utah Territory), which was the first major discovery of silver ore in the United States and named after American miner Henry Comstock. Ledgers contain "ore to mill" assay reports, account ledgers for goods furnished to mines, records of gold bought, and other unidentified records between 1868-1916.
Arranged alphabetically or chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ledgers donated from unknown.
- A Guide to the Comstock Lode mines records
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description