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Overview Materials relating to the research and preparation of Berlin's novel Silver Platter, about her grandmother Louise Mackay, the wife of one of the Comstock's Bonanza Kings, John Mackay. Berlin conducted her research from approximately 1947 through the publication of the book in 1957. Includes research notes and correspondence; early drafts and proofs of the novel; originals and copies of 19th and early 20th century newspapers, pamphlets and ephemera, mainly from...
Abstract Mine operation records including reports, assay reports, ore and bullion statements, mill records, annual reports, bylaws, equipment specification books, legal records, resolutions, and account registers.,Also included are records of the adjacent California Mining Company, the Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company, and the C & C Shaft (Consolidated and California) which was jointly operated by the Con Virginia and California mining companies.
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers of C. C. Goodwin, mainly spanning the years, 1890-1917 also includes photographs, printed material and some papers of son, James T. (Tod) Goodwin.
Identifier: AC 0492
Abstract The collection consists of halftone relief plates and letterpress images mounted on wood depicting images of various men’s and women’s sports teams, the Nevada State University Cadet Corps and band, campus buildings, Clarence Mackay, and the Mackay statue.
Abstract Included are research notes, correspondence, production tables, and clippings either about Smith's Comstock book or used by Smith to write his book.,Subjects researched include John W. Mackay, James G. Fair, business as well as technical aspects of mining in the Comstock Lode, details about individual mines, lists of production figures for the mines, data on the cost of production figures for the mines, data on the cost of living, and information on wood and water companies; typescripts of...
Identifier: AC 0483
Abstract This collection consists of materials distributed at the Mackay Gala 2008: The Party of the Century, held at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada, on April 26, 2008.
Abstract Contains letterpress copybooks of outgoing correspondence and one volume of quicksilver cash receipts and disbursements.
Abstract Receipt from Tiffany and Company of New York for fabrication of a large silver service, accompanied by a letter acknowledging receipt of a bar of silver for use in the silver service.
Identifier: AC 0511
Abstract A scrapbook presented to the University of Nevada by Clarence Hungerford Mackay on October 23, 1909. Includes an 1878 portrait of John W. Mackay by Alex Cabanel, three illuminated pages about the dedication ceremony for the Mackay Mines Building and the Gutzon Borglum Mackay Statue at the University on June 10, 1908, commencement programs, photographs, newspaper articles, and a poem by Katherine Duer Mackay, the wife of Clarence Mackay. With a customized wooden Tiffany container.
Abstract Items from the many subsidiary companies owned by the Pacific Mill and Mining Company, includes a schedule of property owned by the company, 1876; mill supply accounts, 1883-1885; and miscellaneous vouchers, payroll records, receipts and legal records.
- Names: Mackay, John William X
- University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 9
- University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives 3
- Comstock Lode (Nev.) 5
- Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 2
- Virginia City (Nev.) 2
- Authors, American -- 20th century 1
- California -- Fiction 1
- California -- Newspapers 1
- California -- Social life and customs 1
- College sports -- Nevada 1
- Comstock Lode (Nev.) -- History 1
- Daily territorial enterprise 1
- Flumes 1
- Goodwin's weekly 1
- Hunter Creek (Nev.) 1
- Jewelers -- New York (State) 1
- Journalists -- Nevada -- Virginia City 1
- Journalists -- Utah -- Salt Lake City 1
- Lumber trade -- California 1
- Lumber trade -- Nevada 1
- Mills and mill-work -- Nevada -- Virginia City 1
- Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Virginia City 1
- Mormons 1
- Nevada -- Fiction 1
- Nevada -- Newspapers 1
- Printed ephemera 1
- Printing -- Nevada -- History -- 19th century 1
- Salt Lake City (Utah) 1
- Salt Lake City telegraph 1
- Salt Lake City tribune 1
- Silver mines and mining -- Nevada 1
- Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Virginia City 1
- Silversmiths -- New York (State) 1
- Territorial enterprise (Momon Station, Nev.) 1 ∧ less