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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

Foreman Shaft Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC174
Abstract

Operational records of the company. The collection contains material from 1879-1882 created by Foreman Shaft.

Dates: 1879-1882

General description and report on the Comstock vein

 Collection
Identifier: 93-52
Abstract

C. A. Luckhardt was a mining engineer. Collection contains a detailed report by Luckhardt to R.W. Raymond of New York, possibly commissioned by Adolf Sutro, on the history, physical properties, and future of the Comstock Lode of Nevada on September 20, 1868.

Dates: September 20, 1868

Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC78
Abstract Gould and Curry Silver Mining Company was part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, located in 1859, incorporated and in operation in 1860. Collection is chiefly letterpress books of weekly reports to the company officers in San Francisco from mine superintendents Louis Janin, Isaac Requa, James G. Fair, F. G. Osbiston, and Darin Bowie (1865-1885).,Also included are reports of operations (June 1888 to July 1889); a payroll list (February 1912); an agreement for consolidation of...
Dates: 1863-1933

Jewett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-11
Abstract

Principally detailed letters from brothers Oscar and Alonzo Jewett to their family in Saginaw, Michigan, in which they discuss their life and mining ventures in Virginia City, Nevada, and Oscar's military activities. Also included are letters from their parents and sister in Michigan reporting news of the family and Saginaw. Material between 1861-1867.

Dates: 1861-1867

Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC59
Abstract

The Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company was part of the North End Mines of the Comstock Lode. The initial claim of 100 feet was staked in 1859. Collection includes business records of the company's mining operations, including reports (weekly and annual), letters, accounts of expenditures and proceeds, and legal materials, 1876-1923.

Dates: 1876-1923

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

Overman Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC86
Abstract

The Overman Silver Mining Company was a mine on the main Comstock Lode located in Gold Hill, Nevada. The collection includes bylaws; minutes, 1860-1865; correspondence, 1875-1882; daily and annual reports, 1880-1903; accounts, 1862; time book, 1874-1901; and deeds, 1861-1863 and 1890.

Dates: 1860-1903

Pacific Mill and Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC80
Abstract The Pacific Mill and Mining Company was incorporated in August 1877 with W. S. O’Brien, J. G. Flood, James G. Fair, John Mackay, and Edward Barron as trustees. The company owned a number of other mills in the Comstock area including the Bacon Mill, Brunswick Mill, California Mill, California Pan Mill, Consolidated Mill, Mariposa Mill, Morgan Mill, Occidental Mill, Omega Mill, Rhode Island Mill, Trench Mill, and the Woodworth Mill/Ditch. Collection contains items from the many subsidiary...
Dates: 1872-1886

Savage Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC62
Abstract

Part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, the 800 foot Savage Mine was staked in 1859 by A. O. and L. C. Savage and others. Contains records of mining operations, including annual reports, 1871-1874 and 1901-1917; assessment of shares, 1877-1882; records of bullion shipped to San Francisco, 1868; and account books, 1883-1884 and 1915-1920.

Dates: 1864-1920

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United Comstock Mining Company 4
Brunswick Exploration Company 3
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 3
Fair, James Graham 3
Gould and Curry Mining Company 3
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Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 3
Belcher Silver Mining Company 2
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 2
Caledonia Silver Mining Company 2
Chollar Gold and Silver Mining Corporation 2
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 2
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 2
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 2
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 2
O'Brien, William Shoney 2
Overman Silver Mining Company 2
Pacific Mill and Mining Company 2
Savage Mining Company 2
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 2
United Comstock Pumping Association 2
Ward Shaft Association 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
Belcher Mining Company 1
Birdsall Mining Company 1
Bowie, Darin 1
Brower, Henry J. 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Challenge Consolidated Mining Company 1
Chollar-Potosi Mining Company 1
Comstock Limited 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Comstock Pumping Association 1
Comstock Tunnel Company 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Imperial Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Eureka Mill 1
Foreman Shaft 1
Forman Shaft Company 1
Fry, H. D. 1
Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company 1
Great Dome Oil Company 1
Hyde, Anne Farrar 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Janin, Louis 1
Jewett family 1
Jewett, Alonzo, 1836-1902 1
Jewett, Eleazer, 1799-1876 1
Jewett, Oscar, 1837-1913 1
Luckhardt, C. A. 1
Mexican Mill 1
North Potosi Gold & Silver Mining Company 1
Obiston, F. G. 1
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Requa, Isaac 1
Santa Rita Mining Company 1
Santiago Mill 1
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Segregated Belcher Mining Company 1
Silver Pick Consolidated Mines Company 1
Slosson, H. L. 1
Sunset Mining and Development Company 1
Symmes, Whitman 1
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Vivian Mill 1
Western Federation of Miners 1
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