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United Comstock Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 83-07
Contains copies of weekly progress reports for each of these individual mines: Challenge, Challenge-Jacket-Imperial, Confidence, Crown Point, Imperial Consolidated, Imperial Empire, Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher, Overman, and Yellow Jacket. Reports discuss length of tunnels, yields of ore, presence of various types of rock and water, and drain projects. Also included is a plan of "6055 Sub Level and No. 1 Sub Haulage level"; and deeds for mining claims acquired by the company (1918-1922)

Dates

  • 1865-1923

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.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (2 volumes, map, and 10 deeds)

Abstract

Contains copies of weekly progress reports for each of these individual mines: Challenge, Challenge-Jacket-Imperial, Confidence, Crown Point, Imperial Consolidated, Imperial Empire, Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher, Overman, and Yellow Jacket, Reports discuss length of tunnels, yields of ore, presence of various types of rock and water, and drain projects

Administrative History

Nevada corporation organized in 1920 as a subsidiary of the Metals Exploration Company; this company bought up and worked nine Virginia City, Nevada, mines. Deeds arranged chronologically.

Arrangement

Arranged by name of individual mine and then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by USGS via UNR Mines Library on May 10, 1983.
Title
A Guide to the United Comstock Mining Company Records
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)