Middle Mines Report of Operations

 Collection
Identifier: NC176

Scope and Contents

Letterpress copy book of weekly reports of activities submitted by mine superintendent Whitman Symmes. Reports give number of men employed by occupation, cost of wages, and a descriptive summary of work.

Dates

  • May 4-November 23, 1947

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

The Middle Mines (combination shaft) covered a central section of the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada, and included the following mining company properties: Best and Belcher, Bullion, Savage, Gould and Curry, Exchequer, Caledonia, Chollar, Potosi, Hale and Norcross, Lady Washington, and Alta.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letterpress copy book of weekly reports of activities submitted by mine superintendent Whitman Symmes. Reports give number of men employed by occupation, cost of wages, and a descriptive summary of work.

Arrangement

Unarranged

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Mackay School of Mines, date transferred unknown (circa 1965).
Title
Middle Mines Report of Operations
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)