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Map of Comstock Lode Extending Down Gold Canon

Identifier: 2016-29
Overview The map of Comstock Lode Extending Down Gold Canon was drawn by G. T. Brown, the San Francisco-based lithographer, and depicts Comstock Lode mine claims, locations of mills, and mining works in color.

Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road Construction Records

Identifier: NC1331
Overview Construction on the Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road, which would eventually link the Carson Valley, Nevada to Placerville, California via Lake Valley (Lake Tahoe), began in late 1859 or early 1860. Collection contains 16 documents regarding the land acquisition and construction of the route.

Letter from Lawrence to Elisha Morrow

Identifier: 2016-04
Overview Lawrence Marrow was resident of Candelaria, Nevada in 1893 who was planning on relocating to Independence, California in February 1893. The collection contains one letter written by Lawrence to his sister Elisha in Green Bay, Wisconsin regarding his feelings toward Nevada and experiences there.

Letter from Bill to Kate and Mary

Identifier: 2016-05
Overview Bill was a miner from Joplin, Missouri who left for Goldfield, Nevada in late March or early April 1907 to work in the mines. Collection contains one ten-page letter from Bill to wife, Kate, and daughter, Mary, in Joplin regarding how he is faring in Goldfield during a mining strike.

Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Records

Identifier: NC1376
Content Description Mining company in northeastern Nevada outside of McGill. The collection contains company records contains 11 photo albums, ledgers, correspondence, records, and manuals from 1907 until the mine smelting operations ceased in the 1970s.Copper mining in the history of the state's mining. Also expansion of the plant, information about the workers, the equipment used, etc. for nearly 30 years of its existence before being bought out by Kennecott Copper Corp. It has passed through other...

Letter from Stone House, Nevada

Identifier: NC1345
Overview Stone House, Nevada was an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, Nevada. The collection contains one letter written by P.V.S. to Minnie from Stone House, Nelson Ranch in Humboldt County, Nevada.

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