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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

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

Dayton Consolidated Mines Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 88-47
Abstract

Included are status reports to stockholders, reports on ore reserves, assay reports, and profit/loss statements. The collection contains material from 1936-1950 created by the Dayton Consolidated Mines.

Dates: 1936-1950

Manuscript Thesis Draft of The Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog Mining Districts, 1900-1915: History of a Twentieth Century Mining Boom

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-84
Abstract

Russell Richard Elliott was a Nevada historian, author, and professor in the History Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains a bound copy of Russell Elliott's Ph.D. in History thesis from University of California, Berkeley in 1946.

Dates: circa 1946

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

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

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

Report on the Property of the St. Joe Consolidated Mines Corporation, Silver City, Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 95-89
Abstract

R. C Eisenhauer was a mining engineer of San Francisco. Mining report by Eisenhauer details the mining history of the St. Joe Consolidated Mines Corporation property, values of ore removed, geology of the property, results of sampling, evaluation of ore reserves, and conclusions about expectations for profitable mining. Also included are schematic drawings of the workings. Material from October 30, 1936.

Dates: October 30, 1936

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

Tonopah Home Mining Company prospectus

 Collection
Identifier: 99-28
Abstract

The Tonopah Home Mining Company was organized in 1903 at Tonopah, Nevada. W.J. Douglas was president. Prospectus attempts to attract investors; at the time the brochure was written, it appeared no development had been undertaken. The prospectus discusses mining history of the region, improvements built or contemplated, names of mining claims of the company, list of officers, and map of mining claims (1903).

Dates: 1903

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