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Tonopah, Nevada, mining claims

 Collection
Identifier: 98-21
Abstract

Map of mining claims in Tonopah, Nevada. Shown prominently are claims for Tonopah Extension Mining Company, Tonopah Midway Mining Company, Montana-Tonopah Mining Company, Golden Crown Mining Company and many others.

Dates: 19-

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

Wedertz Family Papers

 Collection
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

 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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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Silver mines and mining -- Nevada X

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Silver mines and mining -- Nevada 38
Comstock Lode (Nev.) 27
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 16
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada 9
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Virginia City 7
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Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Gold Hill 6
Rawhide (Nev.) 4
Copper mines and mining -- Nevada 3
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Gold Hill 3
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Storey County 3
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- White Pine County 3
Account books 2
Groom Mining District (Nev.) 2
Mills and mill-work -- Nevada -- Virginia City 2
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Lincoln County 2
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Virginia City 2
Nevada -- History 2
Overman Mine (Nev.) 2
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Candelaria 2
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Lincoln County 2
Tonopah (Nev.) 2
Treasure Hill (Nev.) 2
Virginia City (Nev.) 2
Academic theses 1
Aurora (Nev.) 1
Battle Mountain (Nev.) 1
Bullfrog Mining District (Nev.) 1
Business correspondence 1
Camels -- Nevada 1
Candelaria (Nev.) 1
Carson River (Nev.) -- Water rights 1
Challenge Mine (Nev.) 1
Challenge-Jacket-Imperial Mine (Nev.) 1
Confidence Mine (Nev.) 1
Copper mines and mining -- Arizona 1
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mine (Nev.) 1
Deeds -- Nevada -- Lincoln County 1
Fankey Mining Claim (Candelaria, Nev.) 1
Fort Churchill (Nev.) 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) 1
Geology -- Nevada 1
Gold mines and mining -- California. 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Silver City 1
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- Tonopah 1
Goldfield (Nev.) -- History 1
Imperial Consolidated Mine (Nev.) 1
Imperial Empire Mine (Nev.) 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1862-1865 1
Labor unions -- Nevada 1
Lead mines and mining -- Nevada -- Lincoln County 1
Manuscript maps 1
Mellan Gold Mines 1
Mills and mill-work -- Nevada -- Gold Hill 1
Mineral industries -- Nevada 1
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Mono County 1
Mines and mineral resources -- Equipment and supplies -- Nevada 1
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Aurora 1
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Goldfield 1
Modoc Chief Mining Claim (Gold Hill, Nev.) 1
Mono County (Calif.) 1
Nevada -- Description and travel 1
Phil Malloy Mining Claim (Candelaria, Nev.) 1
Politicians -- Nevada 1
Reese River Mining District (Nev.) 1
Saginaw (Mich.) 1
Sawyers Expedition, 1865 1
Scrapbooks 1
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Aurora 1
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Goldfield 1
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Lander County 1
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Silver City 1
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Tonopah 1
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Tonopah -- Maps 1
Silver question -- Nevada 1
South Jacket Mining Claim (Gold Hill, Nev.) 1
Tonopah (Nev.) -- History 1
Tonopah (Nev.) -- Maps 1
Wages -- Miners -- Nevada 1
Water rights -- California 1
Water rights -- Nevada 1
White Pine Mountain (Nev.) 1
Women -- Description and travel -- West (U.S.) 1
Workers' compensation -- Nevada 1
Yellow Jacket Silver Mine (Nev.) 1
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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
Savage Mining Company 3
Ward Shaft Association 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
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 2
Groom Southend Mining Company 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
Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 2
Osborne, T. J., 1860-1918 2
Overman Silver Mining Company 2
Pacific Mill and Mining Company 2
Rives, Henry Macon, 1883-1952 2
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 2
United Comstock Pumping Association 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
Alabama Mining Company 1
American Federation of Labor 1
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
Anderson, John 1
Andes Silver Mining Company 1
Babcock, O. D. 1
Bailey Mining Company 1
Bassman, Henry 1
Beaver, George W. 1
Belcher Mining Company 1
Birdsall Mining Company 1
Bowie, Darin 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby 1
Brower, Henry J. 1
Bullion Mining Company 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Carpenter, Jay A., 1883-1965 1
Challenge Consolidated Mining Company 1
Cherry, Cummings 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
Copper Canyon Mining Company 1
Cushing, George R. 1
Dayton Consolidated Mines 1
Deidesheimer, Philipp 1
Douglas, W. J. 1
Eisenhauer, R. C. 1
Elliott, Russell R. 1
Eureka Mill 1
Fairchild, Mahlon, 1827-1913 1
Foreman Shaft 1
Forman Shaft Company 1
Fry, H. D. 1
Geary, John (Miner) 1
Gedney, D. W 1
Genoa-Comstock Mining Company 1
Gillet, N. J 1
Golden Crown Mining Company 1
Golden, Francis Bernard, 1862-1911 1
Gordon, Louis D. 1
Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company 1
Grant, Daniel (Miner) 1
Great Basin Mining Company 1
Great Dome Oil Company 1
Hilltop Nevada Mining Company 1
Holabird-Kagin Americana 1
Holmes Mining Company 1
Humboldt Mining Company 1
Hy-Silver Mining Company 1
Hyde, Anne Farrar 1
Industrial Workers of the World 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
Jones, J. Claude, 1877-1932 1
Kempvane, J. C. 1
Kennecott Copper Corporation 1
Keyes-Graessler Mining Company 1
King, Daniel B. 1
Lady Washington Consolidated Company 1
Lonkey and Smith (Firm) 1
Lonkey, Oliver 1
Luckhardt, C. A. 1
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