Marion S. Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-50

Scope and Contents

Materials related to the purchase, development, and operation by Fisher of the Bootstrap Mine in Elko County, Nevada, and its eventual sale to Newmont Mining Corporation. Included are a history of the mine's development by Fisher; photos; and legal files consisting of correspondence, agreements, leases, deeds, and escrow instructions.

Dates

  • 1955-1973

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

Businessman, civic leader, and miner in Battle Mountain, Nevada.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Materials related to the purchase, development, and operation by Fisher of the Bootstrap Mine in Elko County, Nevada, and its eventual sale to Newmont Mining Corporation. The collection contains material from 1955-1973 created by Marion S. Fisher.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Marion S. Fisher in 1989.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-21
Title
A Guide to the Marion S. Fisher Papers
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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