Harry M. DeVotie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 82-08

Scope and Content

Includes assay reports for the Western Gold Manufacturing Company, checks from the John S. Cook and Company Bank of Goldfield, Nevada, stock certificates for the Butler Gold Mining Company and Hornsilver American Mining Company, genealogy of the DeVotie family, and photos.

Dates

  • 1921-1936

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.

Biographical Note

Miner and president of the Hornsilver American Mining Co. in Goldport, Nevada; also Nevada state Assemblyman, 1927-1928, and Senator, 1939-1945.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (24 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Harry M. DeVotie was a miner and president of the Hornsilver American Mining Co. in Goldport, Nevada. Includes assay reports for the Western Gold Manufacturing Company, checks from the John S. Cook and Company Bank of Goldfield, Nevada, stock certificates for the Butler Gold Mining Company and Hornsilver American Mining Company, genealogy of the DeVotie family, and photos. Date range 1921-1936.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers donated by Keith Montgomery on April 1, 1982, accessioned as 82-08.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-28.
Title
Guide to the Harry M. DeVotie Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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