Agreements of Miners' Unions of Storey and Lyon Counties

 Collection
Identifier: NC1159

Scope and Contents

Notice to the presidents of the miners' unions signed by F. F. Osbiston, Aug. 29, summarizing an agreement between the Committee of Comstock Superintendents and Miners' Unions regarding unionizing of mine workers; and letter of Sept. 5, 1877 from the Miners' Unions stating that the Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia [City] Miners' Unions had ratified that agreement.

Dates

  • August 29 and September 5, 1877

Creator

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.

Administrative History

Miners' Unions of Storey and Lyon Counties was an organization of mining labor unions in western Nevada.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (2 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Notice to the presidents of the miners' unions signed by F. F. Osbiston, Aug. 29, summarizing an agreement between the Committee of Comstock Superintendents and Miners' Unions regarding unionizing of mine workers; and letter of Sept. 5, 1877 from the Miners' Unions stating that the Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia [City] Miners' Unions had ratified that agreement.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Agreements from an unknown source.
Title
Guide to the Agreements of Miners' Unions of Storey and Lyon Counties
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

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

Contact:
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