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Middle Mines Report of Operations

 Collection
Identifier: NC176
Abstract

Letterpress copy book of weekly reports of activities submitted by mine superintendent Whitman Symmes. Reports give number of men employed by occupation, cost of wages, and a descriptive summary of work.

Dates: May 4-November 23, 1947

Records of the Alta Silver Mining Company

 Collection
Identifier: NC177
Abstract

Weekly reports for the Alta and the Benton Consolidated Mining Company by Superintendent E.D. Boyle (father of the Nevada governor) include distance drilled, total length of drift, and number of men employed, 1880-1889.,Also included is an Alta stock certificate purchased by G. E. Arrowsmith, trustee, 1924 and four lists of officers (1881, 1887, 1892, 1918).

Dates: 1880-1892; 1918; 1924

Belcher Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC92
Abstract

In 1915 three mines combined into the Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company which in turn became part of the United Comstock Mining company in 1920. Collection contains records of operation including weekly reports from the mine superintendent to H.D. Fry; and assay records for the Belcher and Crown Point mines; and the Santiago, Vivian, Mexican, and Eureka mills.

Dates: 1871-1899

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

Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company

 Collection
Identifier: 87-28
Abstract

Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company, a Virginia City, Nevada silver mining company located on the Montour Ledge. Some of the claims owners were women.

Dates: March-October 1862

Account book of Nelson Brobant

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-03
Abstract

Nelson Brobant is not listed in Nevada's 1860 Census, but is listed as a farmer in Nye County in the 1870 Census. The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners.

Dates: 1859-1860

Caledonia Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC91
Abstract

Caledonia Silver Mining Company was a silver mining company at Gold Hill, Nevada. Collection dates range from 1871-1882.

Dates: 1871-1882

Challenge Consolidated Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC83
Abstract

The Challenge Consolidated Mining Company was a silver mine at Gold Hill, Nevada, dissolved in March 1922. The collection includes articles and certificate of incorporation, minutes, deeds and agreements.

Dates: 1873-1922

H. H. Chandler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC140
Abstract H. H. Chandler was a bookkeeper from Boston, Massachusetts who traveled from Boston to Virginia City, Nevada via Cape Horn on the steamer Champion in 1864. Collection contains first letter to "Sister Jane" [Newton], June 19, 1864, tells of Chandler's journey; his visits with Jane's husband, a mine superintendent and mining stock holder; fluctuations in mining stock prices; and descriptions of Virginia City. The second letter to Jane of Sept. 7, 1868 from Clan Alpine, Churchill County,...
Dates: 1864-1868

N. A. Chandler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 92-05
Abstract

N.A. Chandler was a miner in Virginia City. He writes to his wife from San Francisco describing his rich "Washoe claims" in Virginia City, Utah Territory, festive activities in San Francisco, and his future plans. Created on July 10, 1860.

Dates: July 10, 1860

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Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 4
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Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 4
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California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 3
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 3
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 3
Fair, James Graham 3
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 3
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 3
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 3
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 2
Chollar Gold and Silver Mining Corporation 2
Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 (Gold Hill, Nev.) 2
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 2
Kendall, Robert Eli, 1923- 2
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
Alta Silver Mining Company 1
Belcher Mining Company 1
Belcher Silver Mining Company 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Benton Consolidated Mining Company 1
Birdsall Company 1
Birdsall Mining Company 1
Bonner, Charles 1
Bowers, Allison 1
Bowers, L. S. (Lemuel Sanford), 1830-1868 1
Boyle, E. D. (Edward Dougherty) 1
Brobant, Nelson 1
Bullion Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
Caledonia Silver Mining Company 1
Caledonia Tunnel Company 1
Challenge Consolidated Mining Company 1
Champion (Ship) 1
Chandler, H. H. 1
Chandler, N. A. 1
Chollar, William 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Comstock Monte Christo Mining Company 1
Comstock Pumping Association 1
Comstock-Quartz Mining Company 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Imperial Mining Company 1
Croton Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Dardanelles Mining Company 1
Dewey, S. P. (Squire Pierce) 1
Duncan, William H. 1
Elliot, Charles E. (Of San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Eureka Mill 1
Exchequer Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Fortana, Guiseppe 1
Fry, H. D. 1
Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company 1
Graves, R. N. (Robert N) 1
Hearst, George, 1820-1891 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Joe Scates Consolidated Mining Company 1
Joe Scates Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
Liddell, Charles 1
Lightner, C. W. 1
Mackay, Fair and Company 1
Mexican Mill 1
Mexican Milling Company 1
Mine Operators of Storey County 1
Nevada. District Court. 1st Judicial District 1
North Consolidated Virginia Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
North End Mines 1
North Potosi Gold & Silver Mining Company 1
O'Brien, William Shoney 1
Overman Silver Mining Company 1
Potosi Gold and Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Roman Capitol Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Santa Rita Mining Company 1
Santiago Mill 1
Shamo Mining Company 1
Shipton, John 1
Smith, Grant H. (Grant Horace), 1865-1944 1
Spinney, George R. 1
St. Louis (Ship) 1
Symmes, Whitman 1
United Comstock Pumping Association 1
Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46 (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company 1
Vivian Mill 1
Ward Shaft Association 1
Winter, John B. 1
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