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Foreman Shaft Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC174
The Forman Shaft Company was formed in 1879 as a joint venture of the Overman Silver Mining Company, the Caledonia Silver Mining Company, the Belcher Silver Mining Company, the Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company, and the Segregated Belcher Mining Company. It was created to work, explore, drain, and develop the cooperating mines. Operations of the Forman Shaft ceased in 1884.

Dates

  • 1879-1882

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.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (6 items)

Abstract

Operational records of the company.

Administrative History

Formed in 1879 as a joint venture of the Overman Silver Mining Company, the Caledonia Silver Mining Company, the Belcher Silver Mining Company, the Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company, and the Segregated Belcher Mining Company to work, explore, drain, and develop the cooperating mines. Operations ceased in 1884.

Arrangement

Organized into three series: 1. Articles of agreement, 1879. 2. Correspondence, 1879-1882. 3. Daily journals, 1880-1882.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from an unknown source circa 1965.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Records of Forman Shaft
Status
completed
Author
Jacquelyn Sundstrand
Description rules
dacs

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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