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Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC99
Abstract The Consolidated Virginia Mining Company (Con Virginia) in Virginia City, Nevada, was once the richest source of ore in the Comstock Lode. 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...
Dates: 1859-1935

Financial journal of Charles Elliot

 Collection
Identifier: 92-06
Abstract

Dr. Elliot was a music teacher and mining investor who lived in San Francisco, California. Financial record book lists mining stock transactions, purchases, income and memorandum of music lessons between February 1868-May 1869.

Dates: February 1868-May 1869

Walter S. Hunsaker Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-43
Abstract The Hunsaker collection consists of some of Hunsaker's personal papers and those of his wife but a major part of the collection contains the Las Vegas business records of Leigh Hunt and his family. This collection is important because it documents the twentieth century development of Las Vegas as a resort town and illustrates the long-term impact of the construction of Hoover Dam. It also serves to illustrate the formation of a multi-business, family-held corporate structure. Dates range...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980

Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC230
Abstract

The Juanita Consolidated Silver Mining Company, incorporated in 1872, was located in Aurora, Esmeralda County, Nevada. The collection contains correspondence, financial statements, and maps.

Dates: 1874-1881

Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC59
Abstract

The Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company was part of the North End Mines of the Comstock Lode. The initial claim of 100 feet was staked in 1859. Collection includes business records of the company's mining operations, including reports (weekly and annual), letters, accounts of expenditures and proceeds, and legal materials, 1876-1923.

Dates: 1876-1923

Ophir Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC56
Abstract

The first discovery of precious minerals in the Comstock Mining District, Virginia City, Nevada, was made on what was to become the Ophir Silver Mining claim. Collection contains daily, weekly, and annual reports, 1879-1920; letters, 1874-1913; payroll, 1879-1884; cash books, 1882-1911 abstract of title of the company's real estate and miscellaneous other business records, 1878-1906.

Dates: 1860-1935; Majority of material found within 1877-1900

Overman Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC86
Abstract

The Overman Silver Mining Company was a mine on the main Comstock Lode located in Gold Hill, Nevada. The collection includes bylaws; minutes, 1860-1865; correspondence, 1875-1882; daily and annual reports, 1880-1903; accounts, 1862; time book, 1874-1901; and deeds, 1861-1863 and 1890.

Dates: 1860-1903

Pamlico Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC119
Abstract

The Pamlico Mine was located in the Pamlico Mining District, situated in the western Garfield Hills, ten miles southeast of Hawthorne, Nevada. The Pamlico Mining Company operated from Hawthorne, Nevada with John Forbes as president, H. M. Yerington, treasurer, and S. A. Knopp, mine superintendent. The district yielded nearly a million dollars-worth of gold between 1885 and 1900. Collection contains correspondence, financial statements and accounts.

Dates: 1888-1904

Savage Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC62
Abstract

Part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, the 800 foot Savage Mine was staked in 1859 by A. O. and L. C. Savage and others. Contains records of mining operations, including annual reports, 1871-1874 and 1901-1917; assessment of shares, 1877-1882; records of bullion shipped to San Francisco, 1868; and account books, 1883-1884 and 1915-1920.

Dates: 1864-1920

Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC87
Abstract The Union Mine was Part of the North End Mines of the Comstock Lode, the Union was an 1859 stake of 302 feet between the Mexican and Sierra Nevada Mines. Later, 270 additional feet were acquired from the North Ophir claim. Work began in 1860; although the Union had one of the deepest works (at 3350 feet), it was one of the least profitable of the Comstock; by the late 1870s it was producing no ore. Collection contains operational records, including weekly and annual reports of operations...
Dates: 1863-1918

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