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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

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

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC594
Abstract Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Dates: 1876-1965

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

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

Records of the Silver Pick Triangle Mining Company

 Collection
Identifier: NC377
Abstract

Included are articles of incorporation and minutes of the first meeting of the company's directors.,A few accounts for 1912 are laid in. The collection contains material 1906-1912 created by the Silver Pick Triangle Mining Company.

Dates: 1906-1912

Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1206
Abstract

Tonopah Mining Company was a gold and silver mining company in Tonopah, Nevada. Includes monthly reports, receipts, financial claims, time checks, insurance policies, and drawing of an idler bearing for a conveyor belt between 1906-1915.

Dates: 1906-1915

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

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United Comstock Mining Company 4
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Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 3
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 2
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 2
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Groom Southend Mining Company 2
Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 2
Osborne, T. J., 1860-1918 2
Rives, Henry Macon, 1883-1952 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
American Federation of Labor 1
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
Anderson, John 1
Bassman, Henry 1
Belcher Mining Company 1
Belcher Silver Mining Company 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Birdsall Mining Company 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
Caledonia Silver Mining Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Carpenter, Jay A., 1883-1965 1
Challenge Consolidated Mining Company 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Comstock Pumping Association 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Imperial Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Eureka Mill 1
Fair, James Graham 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Fry, H. D. 1
Golden, Francis Bernard, 1862-1911 1
Gordon, Louis D. 1
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Kempvane, J. C. 1
Kennecott Copper Corporation 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Mexican Mill 1
Morris, James 1
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company 1
Nevada Industrial Commission 1
Nevada Mine Operators Association 1
Nevada Mining Association 1
Nevada Silver Centennial Committee 1
New, W. R. 1
North Potosi Gold & Silver Mining Company 1
O'Brien, William Shoney 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Overman Silver Mining Company 1
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 1
Raycraft, James Andrew 1
Raycraft, Margaret Theresa Morris, 1864-1943 1
Rives, Marguerite Jeanette Raycraft, 1893- 1
Roberts, C. N. 1
Round Mountain Gold Dredging Corporation 1
Santa Rita Mining Company 1
Santiago Mill 1
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Searls, Fred 1
Sheahan, Patrick 1
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 1
Silver Pick Triangle Mining Company 1
Tonopah Mining Company 1
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
United Comstock Pumping Association 1
United Western Miners 1
University of Nevada, Reno 1
Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Vivian Mill 1
Ward Shaft Association 1
Wedertz family 1
Wheatly, William 1
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