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Orleans Hornsilver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-16
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.

Dates

  • 1929-1936

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

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.

Administrative History

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.

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 Orleana Hornsilver Mining Company
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)