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Jack E. Davisson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-31
Abstract

Letters from Jack in Bishop to his soon-to-be bride in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1921, and a blank stock certificate for the Hercules Wonder Mining Company in Goldfield, Nevada, undated

Dates: 1921, undated

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

Exhibit Maps of Real Del Monte Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Company vs. B. F. Porter, B. J. Haslett, et al., Nevada Territory Supreme Court Case 57

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-12
Abstract

Established on August 31, 1860, the Real Del Monte Gold and Silver Mining Company was located on Last Chance Hill in the Esmeralda Mining District just outside Aurora, Mono County, California (then Aurora, Mineral County, Nevada). Collection contains three exhibit maps in the 1863 lawsuit of the Real Del Monte Mining Company vs. Pond Mining Company.

Dates: 1862-1863

Watson Van Etten Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-10
Abstract

Watson Van Etten was a professional miner and prospector in California and Nevada in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Collection contains 24 diaries of experiences of a Watson Van Etten as a miner and prospector in California and Nevada from 1891-1920.

Dates: 1891-1920

Wedertz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1145
Abstract Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s