Newton Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1172

Scope and Contents

Included are correspondence, assay reports, financial records, bills, payrolls, receipts, ore shipment records, bank books, check book, and map of the Mineral zone from the Union Mine northward, 1889.,Correspondence includes a letterpress copy book, 1890-1907 from Yerington; many of the loose letters are to Yerington from company treasurer, George T. Hawley and provide details of mining operations.

Dates

  • 1889-1907

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.

Administrative History

Mining company in Inyo County, California, owned by H. M. Yerington. The mine was closed down in 1893 because of the low price paid for silver and lead ore.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (4 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Newton Mining Company was based in Inyo County, California, and owned by H. M. Yerington. The mine was closed down in 1893 because of the low price paid for silver and lead ore. Included are correspondence, assay reports, financial records, bills, payrolls, receipts, ore shipment records, bank books, check book, and map of the Mineral zone from the Union Mine northward, 1889. Correspondence includes a letterpress copy book, 1890-1907 from Yerington; many of the loose letters are to Yerington from company treasurer, George T. Hawley and provide details of mining operations.

Arrangement

Arranged by type of document and by date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Records circa 1980.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Newton Mining Company 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
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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