Orleans Hornsilver Mining Company Records
Scope and Contents
Collection contains corporation income tax returns and a 1923 letter to Kirby Thomas in New York City describing the Orleans Mine location, history and production, geology, development, and ore reserves.
- Orleans Hornsilver Mining Company (Creator, Organization)
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Incorporated in Nevada in July 1921 and owned the Orleans Mine in the Hornsilver Mining District approximately 30 miles south of Goldfield, the Orleans Mine consisted of five unpatented mining claims comprising approximately 100 acres. The claims were originally located in 1908. Around 1912, it was owned and operated by the Champ d’Or Gold Mining Company. Beginning in 1915 and running for five years, the Orleans Mining and Milling Company leased the property. The reorganization to the Orleans Hornsilver Mining Company occurred in 1921.
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Language of Materials
Orleans Hornsilver Mining Company was incorporated in July 1921 and located in the Hornsilver Mining District, approximately 30 miles south of Goldfield, Nevada. Collection consists of corporation tax returns and a letter describing the Orleans Mine, 1923-1936.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received in April 1989 as part of a group of papers previously stored in the Goldfield Hotel.
- An Inventory to the Records of the Orleans Hornsilver Mining Company
- Jessica Maddox
- March 2017
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