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Interview of John Bonney by Robert Bruno

 Collection
Identifier: NC562
Abstract

Interview of Bonney by Robert L. Bruno, discussing his Nevada mining experiences from 1909-1913, in Rhyolite, Tonopah, and Virginia City.

Dates: 1972

Reminiscences of William Emminger

 Collection
Identifier: NC337
Abstract William Emminger was a miner and a native of Kansas who moved to Tonopah, Nevada in 1910; later a resident of Rochester, Tungsten, and Mina, Nevada. He was appointed to fill an unexpired State Senate term for Pershing County in 1955 and was a member of the Nevada Industrial Commission from 1957-1961. The collection contains a history of Rochester, Nevada; a city directory of Rochester compiled by Emminger, stories about such Nevada residents as Libby Molan, the little old lady of the...
Dates: 1965

Thomas J. Lynch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC610
Abstract

Thomas J. Lynch was a prominent mining businessman in Tonopah, Nevada in the early 1900s. The collection contains a typescript of Lynch's memoirs intended for publication as Tonopah Memories: Mines, Desert Rats, & Burros.

Dates: 1901-1942

Monarch Pittsburg Mining Company ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-09
Abstract

The Monarch Pittsburgh Mining Company was incorporated in Nevada in 1913 and succeeded the Monarch Pittsburgh Extension Mining Company, located near Tonopah, Nevada. While work began around 1903 or 1904 on shafts, only small quantities of ore were developed from additional explorations which appeared in 1913 continuing until about 1927. Ledger lists expenses which date from January 1926 to October 1932.

Dates: 1926-1932

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC594
Abstract Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Dates: 1876-1965

Slavin-Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-27
Abstract

The Slavin-Reed Family papers include genealogical notes, oral histories, and other documents about the 19th and 20th century history of the Slavin and Reed families and those families connected by marriage. The bulk of the collection appears to have passed through the hands of Lucille Slavin Clark, and builds on the recorded memories of her grandmother, Maude Rose Hanley Reed Bruno (1882-1965).

Dates: 1870-2001

Tonopah Extension Mining Company cash ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 90-67
Abstract

This cash account ledger for the company's accounts payable lists name of payee, date, amount paid by company, and bank balance.

Dates: 1925-1938

Records of the Tonopah North Star Tunnel & Development Company

 Collection
Identifier: 85-16
Abstract

Monthly ore shipment reports, payroll listings, cash accounts, operating expenses, and trial balances (1921); and a prospect report and map on the North Star Mine by William B. Daniel, engineer (1913)

Dates: 1913-1921

The Tonopah Stampede for Gold and Silver Lithograph

 Collection
Identifier: 98-22
Abstract

Schmidt Litho was a lithographic printing company in San Francisco, California. The collection contins one lithograph poster depicting romanticized version of mining activities in Tonopah, Nevada.

Dates: 19--

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