Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC117

Scope and Contents

The Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records contains operational records of the mine including correspondence written and received by the officers, payroll and expense records, memorandum of gold bullion deposited at the Carson City Mint, mining leases, and tax assessments.

Dates

  • 1885-1903

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.

Administraitve History

One of the most important early mines of the Hawthorne, Nevada mining district, mined intermittently for gold by leasers into recent times. H. M. and J. A. Yerington and F. G. Ford were principal officers.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

One of the most important early mines of the Hawthorne, Nevada mining district, mined intermittently for gold by leasers into recent times. H. M. and J. A. Yerington and F. G. Ford were principal officers. Collection contains operational records of the mine including correspondence written and received by the officers, payroll and expense records, memorandum of gold bullion deposited at the Carson City Mint, mining leases, and tax assessments.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Accounting; 3) Operations; 4) Land; 5) Miscellany

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from an unknown source circa 1965.
Title
Guide to the Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records
Status
Completed
Author
Staff
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
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)