Mackay, Fair and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC95

Scope and Contents

Contains letterpress copybooks of outgoing correspondence and one volume of quicksilver cash receipts and disbursements.

Dates

  • 1869-1887

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

One of the largest silver producing companies in the Comstock Lode, Nevada, owned by John W. Mackay and James G. Fair.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Mackay, Fair and Company was one of the largest silver producing companies in the Comstock Lode, Nevada, owned by John W. Mackay and James G. Fair. Collection contains letterpress copybooks of outgoing correspondence and one volume of quicksilver cash receipts and disbursements, from 1871-1887.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from an unknown source circa 1965.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Mackay, Fair and Company Records
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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