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Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

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

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

Identifier: NC89

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

Identifier: NC88

The Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company was a silver mine located at Virginia City, Nevada. The collection 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

Wedertz Family Papers

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

Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC61

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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American Federation of Labor 1
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
Anderson, John 1
Bassman, Henry 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Birdsall Mining Company 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby, 1879-1926 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
Caledonia Silver Mining Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Carpenter, Jay A., 1883-1965 1
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Dayton Consolidated Mines Company 1
Eureka Mill 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 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, 1826?-1900 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 A. 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, 1888-1968 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 : 1862- : Wedertz, Ludowig Edmund, 1824-1881) 1
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