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Best and Belcher Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC82
Abstract

Best and Belcher Mine, 540' long and part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, was staked in 1859. Records include letters, 1878-1880; a time book for 1907 (which also includes Hale and Norcross Mining Company times for 1916); a title abstract, 1863; an 1877 affidavit of work; list of company officers, 1890.

Dates: 1863-1916

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

Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC85
Abstract

Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company was one of the richest mines of the Comsotck Lode. Collection contains records including Board of Directors' minutes, 1861-1874; by-laws; agreements; deeds; reports of mining operations, 1887-1894; and letters, 1875-1877.

Dates: 1861-1909

John A. Fulton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 86-04
Abstract

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook.

Dates: 1878-1936

Groom Mining District Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-16
Abstract

Groom Mining District is located in Lincoln County, Nevada and produced lead and silver from the early 1870s to 1916, then again after World War II to 1950. Collection primarily consists of correspondence and includes deeds and other legal documents. Materials between 1873-1903.

Dates: 1873-1903

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

Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC117
Abstract

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 G. F. 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.

Dates: 1885-1903

Nevada Mining Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 88-43
Abstract

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

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

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Yerington, Henry M. 3
Brunswick Exploration Company 2
United Comstock Mines Company 2
American Federation of Labor 1
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
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Belcher Mining Company 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Bonner, Charles S. 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Colorado River Exploration Company 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Comstock Pumping Association 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Forbes, John (Miner) 1
Ford, G. F. (George F.) 1
Fulton, John Allen, 1878-1939 1
Gordon, Louis D. 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 1
Hunsaker, Martha Morrison, -1982 1
Hunsaker, Walter S., 1906- 1
Hunt, Henry L. (Henry Leigh), 1886-1972 1
Hunt, Jessie N. 1
Hunt, Leigh S. J., 1855-1933 1
Huntco (Firm : Las Vegas, Nev.) 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Johnson, Ellis Stanley, 1898-1975 1
Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
Kempvane, J. C. 1
Kennecott Copper Corporation 1
Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Mackay, Clarence H. (Clarence Hungerford), 1874-1938 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
McDonald Mines Company 1
McKay family 1
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company 1
Nevada Industrial Commission 1
Nevada Mining Association 1
Nevada Silver Centennial Committee 1
New York and Las Vegas Investment Company 1
New, W. R. 1
O'Brien, William Shoney 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 1
Osborne, T. J., 1860-1918 1
Overman Silver Mining Company 1
Overton Syndicate 1
Pamlico Mining Company 1
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 1
Potts Syndicate 1
Ridgeview Estates 1
Rives, Helen Hunt 1
Rives, Henry Macon, 1883-1952 1
Roberts, C. N. 1
Rose, Warren (Miner) 1
Round Mountain Gold Dredging Corporation 1
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Sheahan, Patrick 1
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
United Comstock Pumping Association 1
United Western Miners 1
Ward Shaft Association 1
Watkins, Minnie Pearl, -1973 1
Wheatly, William 1
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 1
Yerington, J. A. (James Albert), 1864-1929 1
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