The Donovan Mill

 Collection
Identifier: 85-14
Donovan Mill in Silver City, Nevada, was the first cyanide process mill established on the Comstock; this survey recounts the mill's history and provides a physical description of the plant and its operations.

Dates

  • 1980

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

0.21 Linear Feet (10 leaves)

Abstract

Donovan Mill in Silver City, Nevada, was the first cyanide process mill established on the Comstock; this survey recounts the mill's history and provides a physical description of the plant and its operations.

Biographical Note

Researcher/author for the National Architectural and Engineering Record project which surveyed mining and milling sites in Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Report, Allan Comp, 847-9171, Donation., 07/30/85, 85-14
Title
Guide to The Donovan Mill
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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