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Middle Mines Report of Operations

Identifier: NC176

Letterpress copy book of weekly reports of activities submitted by mine superintendent Whitman Symmes. Reports give number of men employed by occupation, cost of wages, and a descriptive summary of work.

Dates: May 4-November 23, 1947

Records of the Alta Silver Mining Company

Identifier: NC177

Weekly reports for the Alta and the Benton Consolidated Mining Company by Superintendent E.D. Boyle (father of the Nevada governor) include distance drilled, total length of drift, and number of men employed, 1880-1889.,Also included is an Alta stock certificate purchased by G. E. Arrowsmith, trustee, 1924 and four lists of officers (1881, 1887, 1892, 1918).

Dates: 1880-1892; 1918; 1924

Belcher Silver Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC92

In 1915 three mines combined into the Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company which in turn became part of the United Comstock Mining company in 1920. Collection contains records of operation including weekly reports from the mine superintendent to H.D. Fry; and assay records for the Belcher and Crown Point mines; and the Santiago, Vivian, Mexican, and Eureka mills.

Dates: 1871-1899

Best and Belcher Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC82

Best and Belcher Mine, 540' long and part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, was staked in 1859. Records include letters, 1878-1880; a time book for 1907 (which also includes Hale and Norcross Mining Company times for 1916); a title abstract, 1863; an 1877 affidavit of work; list of company officers, 1890.

Dates: 1863-1916

Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company

Identifier: 87-28

Deeds transferring claims in the Birdsall Company, a Virginia City, Nevada silver mining company located on the Montour Ledge. Some of the claims owners were women.

Dates: March-October 1862

Account book of Nelson Brobant

Identifier: 2001-03

Nelson Brobant is not listed in Nevada's 1860 Census, but is listed as a farmer in Nye County in the 1870 Census. The volume includes entries from November 14, 1859 to February 4, 1860 for daily transactions made to repair tools for Comstock Lode miners.

Dates: 1859-1860

Caledonia Silver Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC91

The Caledonia Silver Mining Company was a silver mining company at Gold Hill, Nevada. The collection includes records of the company and date from 1871-1882.

Dates: 1871-1882

Challenge Consolidated Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC83

The Challenge Consolidated Mining Company was a silver mine at Gold Hill, Nevada, dissolved in March 1922. The collection includes articles and certificate of incorporation, minutes, deeds and agreements.

Dates: 1873-1922

H. H. Chandler Correspondence

Identifier: NC140
Abstract H. H. Chandler was a bookkeeper from Boston, Massachusetts who traveled from Boston to Virginia City, Nevada via Cape Horn on the steamer Champion in 1864. Collection contains first letter to "Sister Jane" [Newton], June 19, 1864, tells of Chandler's journey; his visits with Jane's husband, a mine superintendent and mining stock holder; fluctuations in mining stock prices; and descriptions of Virginia City. The second letter to Jane of Sept. 7, 1868 from Clan Alpine, Churchill County,...
Dates: 1864-1868

N. A. Chandler Correspondence

Identifier: 92-05

N.A. Chandler was a miner in Virginia City. He writes to his wife from San Francisco describing his rich "Washoe claims" in Virginia City, Utah Territory, festive activities in San Francisco, and his future plans. Created on July 10, 1860.

Dates: July 10, 1860

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Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 (Gold Hill, Nev.) 2
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Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
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Hearst, George, 1820-1891 1
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Henley, William James, Sr. 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
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Nevada. District Court (Storey County : 1st Judicial District) 1
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Smith, Grant H. (Grant Horace), 1865-1944 1
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Symmes, Whitman 1
United Comstock Pumping Association 1
Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46 (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
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