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Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: 99-32
Abstract

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

Noble Hamilton Getchell Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-17
Abstract

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

Dates: 1946

H. C. May letter to Henry M. Yerington

 Collection
Identifier: NC343
Abstract

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 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 principle 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

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