Eagle Salt Works Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC936

Scope and Contents

Records of amounts and types of salt mined, purchasers, inventories of company property, vouchers, payroll records, receipts, and salt shipment statements.

Dates

  • 1879-1899

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

Salt mining company in Churchill County, Nevada located along the lines of the Central Pacific Railroad. Discovered in 1869 by B. F. Leete; major supplier of salt to Nevada's Comstock mines.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (3 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Eagle Salt Works was a salt mining company in Churchill County, Nevada located along the lines of the Central Pacific Railroad. Discovered in 1869 by B. F. Leete; major supplier of salt to Nevada's Comstock mines. Collection contains records of amounts and types of salt mined, purchasers, inventories of company property, vouchers, payroll records, receipts, and salt shipment statements.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno, circa 1980.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Eagle Salt Works 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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