Records of the Alta Silver Mining Company

 Collection
Identifier: NC177

Scope and Contents

Weekly reports for the Alta and the Benton Consolidated Mining Company by Superintendent E.D. Boyle (father of the Nevada governor) include distance drilled, total length of drift, and number of men employed, 1880-1889.,Also included is an Alta stock certificate purchased by G. E. Arrowsmith, trustee, 1924 and four lists of officers (1881, 1887, 1892, 1918).

Dates

  • 1880-1892; 1918; 1924

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

Alta Silver Mining Company was a silver mine in the Comstock Lode region of Nevada.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Weekly reports for the Alta and the Benton Consolidated Mining Company by Superintendent E.D. Boyle (father of the Nevada governor) include distance drilled, total length of drift, and number of men employed, 1880-1889.,Also included is an Alta stock certificate purchased by G. E. Arrowsmith, trustee, 1924 and four lists of officers (1881, 1887, 1892, 1918).

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred and purchased from Mackay School of Mines and A. McLane, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada; 05/--/86.
Title
A Guide to the Records of the Alta Silver Mining Company
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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