R. N. Graves Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-30

Scope and Contents

Letterpress copy book of letters from Graves to George R. Spinney and S.P. Dewey who were officers and stockholders in a mine which was not named. The letters contain progress reports, news of organization meetings of a miners union (probably the Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54), labor unrest, negotiations for wages; joint shaft developments; and economic conditions.

Dates

  • October 16, 1866-June 16, 1867

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.

Biographical Note

R. N. Graves was superintendent of a gold and silver mine, probably the Empire Mine, at Gold Hill, Nevada.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letterpress copy book of letters from Graves to George R. Spinney and S.P. Dewey who were officers and stockholders in a mine which was not named. The collection contains material from October 16, 1866-June 16, 1867 created by R. N. Graves.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Letterpress copy book, Morrison and Kline Books, Santa Monica CA 90401, Purchase., 05/--/90, 90-30
Title
R. N. Graves Correspondence
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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