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Deep Mines Operation Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-13
Collection contains purchase orders, assays, employee withholding statements, a mechanical brochure, daily work logs for the Mohawk and Jumbo Mines, and accident reports, which also includes safety meeting minutes and some blank shift report forms.

Dates

  • 1947-1950

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

0.1 Cubic Feet (7 folders)

Abstract

Deep Mines Operation, a mining company owned by Newmont Mining Corporation, was established in Goldfield, Nevada in the 1940s. Collection contains purchase orders, assays, employee withholding statements, a mechanical brochure, and accident reports and mine safety meeting minutes from 1947-1950.

Administrative History

Owned by the Newmont Mining Corporation, the Deep Mines Operation owned and operated a 100-ton flotation and cyanidation plant located on the former site of the Florence Mill, which burned in 1911. The Deep Mines Operation also owned and developed the Florence, White Rock, and Laguna mines, previously owned by the Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received in April 1989 as part of a group of papers previously stored in the Goldfield Hotel.

Creator

Title
An Inventory to the Records of the Deep Mines Operation
Status
completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
March 2017
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)