Princess Mine and Milling Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1131

Scope and Contents

The Princess Mine and Milling Company Records contains correspondence: letters to and from the superintendent, George G. Lyon; two major stockholders, William I. Sutherland and Nevada Governor John Henry Kinkead; James G. Chesley; D. B. Merry; J. D. Channell; and James H. Kinkead, nephew and private secretary of the governor, dealing with matters of the company and the White Mountain Water Company, operated by the same individuals. Mention is made of state politics and delegates from Esmeralda County. A cancelled check made out to John H. Kinkead in 1878 by G. B. Hill is also included, as is a miscellaneous lot of telegrams, payrolls, and invoices.

Dates

  • 1878-1904

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

The Princess Mine and Milling Company was a mining operation in Candelaria, Nevada, begun in 1880.

Extent

0.41 Leaves (2 folders (84 items))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Princess Mine and Milling Company was a mining operation in Candelaria, Nevada, begun in 1880. The collection contains correspondence, a cancelled check, and a miscellaneous lot of telegrams, payrolls, and invoices.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Paul Franklin in November 1978. Additional materials purchased from Butterfield Auction in June 1993.

Title
Guide to the Princess Mine and Milling Company Records
Status
Completed
Author
Staff
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
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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