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Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC58
Abstract

Part of the "North End" mines of the Comstock Lode, the Sierra Nevada Silver Mine was staked in 1859, was 3550 feet long, and was mined for substantial amounts of gold as well as silver. The majority of the records, 1861-1926, are regarding the annual reports made by the company. Also included are correspondence in the form of letterpress copy books, and cash books, which record accounts for the company.

Dates: 1861-1926

Whitman Symmes records

 Collection
Identifier: NC942
Abstract Whitman Symmes was a mine engineer, superintendent of several of the larger Nevada Comstock Lode mines in the early 1900s, and known on the Pacific coast for his continuous opposition to stockbrokers' methods of controlling the Comstock mines. Included are deeds, agreements, financial statements, reports, correspondence, payrolls, articles of incorporation, and assay reports for 118 mines, mills, shafts and pumping associations, primarily in Nevada but also in California, Utah, Arizona, and...
Dates: 1859-1938

Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC87
Abstract The Union Mine was Part of the North End Mines of the Comstock Lode, the Union was an 1859 stake of 302 feet between the Mexican and Sierra Nevada Mines. Later, 270 additional feet were acquired from the North Ophir claim. Work began in 1860; although the Union had one of the deepest works (at 3350 feet), it was one of the least profitable of the Comstock; by the late 1870s it was producing no ore. Collection contains operational records, including weekly and annual reports of operations...
Dates: 1863-1918

United Comstock Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 83-07
Abstract The United Comstock Mining Company was a Nevada corporation organized in 1920 as a subsidiary of the Metals Exploration Company that bought up and worked nine Virginia City, Nevada, mines including the Challenge, Challenge-Jacket-Imperial, Confidence, Crown Point, Imperial Consolidated, Imperial Empire, Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher, Overman, and Yellow Jacket mines. The collection contains copies of weekly progress reports that discuss length of tunnels, yields of ore, presence of various...
Dates: 1865-1923

United Comstock Pumping Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC89
Abstract

The Comstock Pumping Association was established in 1898 by 28 mine companies in Virginia City. Designed as a means to increase stock values, the purpose of the association was to pump water from the Comstock mines below the Sutro Tunnel level. Records of operation include daily and weekly reports (including Ward Shaft Association, 1910-1912), letters, cashbooks, financial ledgers, and a tunnel account book, 1905-1909.

Dates: 1898-1920

Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC88
Abstract

Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company was a silver mine at Virginia City, Nevada. Includes monthly cash accounts, 1876-1884; report of operations, 1886-1888; and deeds for the Eliza Bradbury Ledge and the Utah Silver Mining Company and Santa Rita Mining Company, 1860-1863.

Dates: 1860-1888

Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC61
Abstract

The Yellow Jacket Mine, staked in 1859, was one of the deepest in the Comstock Lode. Operation records of the Yellow Jacket Mine include minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings, by-laws, deeds, financial statements, stock transfer records, and letters, from 1861-1911.

Dates: 1861-1911

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Silver mines and mining -- Nevada 18
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 12
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Gold mines and mining -- Nevada 4
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Names
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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