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Interview of John Bonney by Robert Bruno

 Collection
Identifier: NC562
Abstract

Interview of Bonney by Robert L. Bruno, discussing his Nevada mining experiences from 1909-1913, in Rhyolite, Tonopah, and Virginia City.

Dates: 1972

The call of the ambulance

 Collection
Identifier: 91-36
Abstract

Sheet music honoring the Tonopah Ambulance Regiment for service in World War I and A letter accompanying the gift from Barbara Horton Mighels, describes other war-related activities in Tonopah. The collection contains material from 1917 created by Dorothy Marett.

Dates: 1917

Reminiscences of William Emminger

 Collection
Identifier: NC337
Abstract William Emminger was a miner and a native of Kansas who moved to Tonopah, Nevada in 1910; later a resident of Rochester, Tungsten, and Mina, Nevada. He was appointed to fill an unexpired State Senate term for Pershing County in 1955 and was a member of the Nevada Industrial Commission from 1957-1961. The collection contains a history of Rochester, Nevada; a city directory of Rochester compiled by Emminger, stories about such Nevada residents as Libby Molan, the little old lady of the...
Dates: 1965

Goldfield Coming Nation Gold Mines prospectus

 Collection
Identifier: 99-52
Abstract

The Goldfield Coming Nation Gold Mines Company was a mining company in Goldfield, Nevada. Company prospectus advertise the riches to be made from their mines, report on gold yields to date, list names of claims, and offer investment opportunities. One brochure includes photos of Tonopah, Nevada (1904).

Dates: 1904

Program for the Grand Souvenir Ball

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Identifier: NC65
Abstract

Fraternal Order of Eagles was fraternal organization with a local chapter in Tonopah, Nevada. Includes program for the Grand Souvenir Ball 1905 held at Christmas. Included is a brief history and photos of Tonopah.

Dates: 1905

Industrial Workers of the World Records

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Identifier: NC1032
Abstract

Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.

Dates: 1906-1907

Letters from A. C. Williams to Leonora Kennedy

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-46
Abstract

Albert C. Williams was born in Nevada in 1883 and lived in Austin and Tonopah, Nevada. In 1904 he worked for the Nevada Central Railroad train station, which ran from Austin to Battle Mountain, Nevada and connected to the Southern Pacific. By September of the same year, he found a new job at a bank in Tonopah. Collection contains four letters from Williams to his cousin Leonora Kennedy who lived in Florin, California.

Dates: 1903-1904

Thomas J. Lynch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC610
Abstract

Typescript memoirs of Lynch, intended for publication as Tonopah memories: mines, desert, rats & burros. Featured is a history of the Tonopah mining region and its inhabitants, including John C. Lynch; and the Desert Springs Ranch, Utah, located 50 miles east of Pioche, Nevada.

Dates: 1901-1942

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

The Mizpah Mine survey

 Collection
Identifier: 85-21
Abstract

Created by Rebecca Herbst in the 1980s, this survey recounts the Mizpah Mine history and production, and provides a physical description of the mine.

Dates: 1980

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