Cortez Mining District Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC10

Scope and Contents

Includes constitution of the district and notices of location for claims.

Dates

  • 1863-1914

Creator

Restricitons

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

Mining district in Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada, and the state's largest producer of turquoise, beginning in 1863.

Extent

1.21 Linear Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Cortez Mining District was a mining district in Lander and Eureka Counties, Nevada and the state's largest producer of turquoise. Includes constitution of the district and notices of location for claims (1863-1914).

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by George L. Kaeding on June 21, 1932. Transferred via the Mackay School of Mines in 1961.
Title
Guide to the Cortez Mining District Records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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)