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Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers

Identifier: NC800
Abstract Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) was a Nevada professor of mining engineering; chair of the Department of Mackay School of Mines, 1926-1951; director of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines, 1939-1951; consultant, Metal Research Company, 1942-1944; and member of the Nevada State Planning Board, 1940-1951. The collection contains research material on Nevada mines (metals of all types) and mining companies, including the Comstock Lode; engineering field notebooks, correspondence, maps, class notes...
Dates: 1875-1964

Prospectus of the Colorado-Nevada Smelting and Refining Company

Identifier: 99-32

The Colorado-Nevada Smelting and Refining Company was a copper refining company chartered in South Dakota that operated copper mines and mills in Humboldt County, Nevada. Prospectus of 20 pages contains a glowing description of the copper production industry written by Morton Lindley in 1899 while general manager. Lindley is listed in 1900 as vice-president of the company, the president as E. D. Sharpe. Contains illustrations and maps (1900).

Dates: 1900

Thomas Cox papers

Identifier: NC218

Blueprint plans for mining structures and equipment in Nevada (including the Comstock Lode), Arizona, Alaska, Colorado, Missouri, Utah, Montana, Peru, and Mexico. Mines represented include the Nevada Consolidated Copper Co., Steptoe Valley (Nevada) Smelting and Mining Co., Cerro de Pasco (Peru), Missouri Cobalt Co., Belmont Milling Co., Goldfield Consolidated Mines Co., Tonopah Gold Mining Co., and numerous others.

Dates: 1901-1925

Noble Hamilton Getchell Papers

Identifier: NC395
Abstract Nobel Hamilton Getchell (1875-1960) was a mining developer with interests in many western states. The collection includes correspondence for various mining claims in which Getchell had an interest; mines and mining prospects, principally with the development of the Betty O'Neal Mines at Betty O'Neal, Nevada, and the Gold Circle Consolidated Mines at Midas, Nevada; the Dan Tucker Mine at Frenchman's Station, Nevada; the Security Mining Company at Betty O'Neal; the Skykomish Copper Company at...
Dates: 1918-1936

Gray Eagle Copper Company Records

Identifier: 2017-17

The Gray Eagle Copper Company, a copper mining company in Nevada’s Goldfield District, was owned by Newmont Mining Corporation. The collection contains the 1946 employment record for one employee, Oscar J. Berscheid.

Dates: 1946

J. Claude Jones Papers

Identifier: 88-29

Includes reports by Jones on geology of various mines; correspondence, field notes, and brochures related to his activities as a consultant; one letter from his daughter Dorothy; and a membership certificate.

Dates: 1914-1925

H. C. May letter to Henry M. Yerington

Identifier: NC343

Letter to Yerington discusses politics and mining in and around Candelaria, Nevada, French and English copper syndicates, and the price of copper. May informs Yerington that if prices hold the copper properties along the Carson and Colorado Railroad would prove valuable.

Dates: April 9, 1888

Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Records

Identifier: NC1376
Abstract On November 7, 1904, the Boston & Nevada Copper Company and the White Pine Copper Company merged to form the Nevada Consolidated Copper Company. As copper mining grew, company towns such as Ruth and McGill were created to house workers and their families. Housing, services, and public facilities provided in McGill were under the control of the Kennecott Copper Company. The Kennecott Corporation, once the world’s leading copper producer, declined at the end of the 20th century because of...
Dates: 1905-1998

Nevada Mining Association Records

Identifier: 88-43

The Nevada Mining Association (NMA) was organized in Tonopah, Nevada, on March 24, 1913 as the Nevada Mine Operators Association. Its membership consisted of the principal metal producers in Nevada who banded together for protection, mutual cooperation, and assistance. These records include incorporation papers, minutes of the executive committee, membership lists, correspondence, reports, and position statements.

Dates: 1913-1975

Rio Tinto Copper Company Prospectus and Speech

Identifier: 2002-05

S. F. Hunt was a mining engineer as well as promoter and part owner of the Rio Tinto Copper Company in Elko County, Nevada. Includes 1931 Rio Tinto Copper Company prospectus and a speech that S. F. Hunt gave 28 March 1935 to University of Nevada, Reno, faculty and members of the Crucible Club, a club for student mining engineers.

Dates: 1931, 1935

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