B. B. Thayer and Company correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 95-30

Scope and Contents

Includes two letters and articles of agreement. A letter to Theodore Winter from W.A. Gaston describes a steam engine and its operation. Another letter to B. B. Thayer from Joseph Mosheimer discusses the use of "Thayer's Process" in Silver Hill, Nevada. In the articles of agreement, Benjamin B. Thayer, Theodore Winter, Lewis A. Garnett, and Henry P. Wakelee agree to manufacture Thayer's Process.

Dates

  • 1860-1861

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

Benjamin B. Thayer's company was organized to develop a mining technology or chemical compound called Thayer's Process.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Benjamin B. Thayer's company was organized to develop a mining technology or chemical compound called Thayer's Process. This collection includes two letters between 1860-1861 and articles of agreement: a letter to Theodore Winter from W.A. Gaston describes a steam engine and its operation. Another letter to B. B. Thayer from Joseph Mosheimer discusses the use of "Thayer's Process" in Silver Hill, Nevada. In the articles of agreement, Benjamin B. Thayer, Theodore Winter, Lewis A. Garnett, and Henry P. Wakelee agree to manufacture Thayer's Process.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Title
Guide to the B. B. Thayer and Company 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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