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Mackay, Fair and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC95
Overview Mackay, Fair and Company was one of the largest silver producing companies in the Comstock Lode, Nevada, owned by John W. Mackay and James G. Fair. Collection contains letterpress copybooks of outgoing correspondence and one volume of quicksilver cash receipts and disbursements, from 1871-1887.

Merrimac Mill Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC171
Abstract Daily account ledger provides names of mines and individuals with whom the mill did business, and dates and amounts of transactions. Lists of laborers include Chinese names.

Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC59
Overview The Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company was part of the North End Mines of the Comstock Lode. The initial claim of 100 feet was staked in 1859. Collection includes business records of the company's mining operations, including reports (weekly and annual), letters, accounts of expenditures and proceeds, and legal materials, 1876-1923.

Mine Operators of Storey County agreement and letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC223
Abstract Agreement between the mine operators, Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46, and the Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 setting wages of miners at $5 per day during World War I (1918); and a letter from the mine operators to the unions rescinding the previous wage agreement, mentioning I. W. W. influence among agitators, and threatening to halt all mining if lower wages were not accepted (1919).

North Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC204
Abstract Minutes of a special meeting called regarding a resolution authorizing the firm's officers to enter into an agreement with P. F. W. Black and the Shamo Mining Company, correspondence, payrolls, and invoices for supplies.

North End Mines Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC178
Abstract Included are a cash journal for the Mexican Milling Company, 1916-1920; mill book, 1915-1920; and survey book of the Con Virginia, Ophir, Mexican, Union, and Sierra Nevada mines, [1920].,The mill book records tonage of raw material, gold and silver extracted, and "tails;" surveys record excavation progress in the shafts. This collection also contains a report by Charles Liddell, "Study of the Ventilation Problems of the North End Mines of the Comstock," 1914.

Ophir Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC56
Overview The first discovery of precious minerals in the Comstock Mining District, Virginia City, Nevada, was made on what was to become the Ophir Silver Mining claim. Collection contains daily, weekly, and annual reports, 1879-1920; letteres, 1874-1913; payroll, 1879-1884; cash books, 1882-1911 abstract of title of the company's real estate and miscellaneous other business records, 1878-1906.

Overman Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC86
Overview The Overman Silver Mining Company was a mine on the main Comstock Lode located in Gold Hill, Nevada. The collection includes bylaws; minutes, 1860-1865; correspondence, 1875-1882; daily and annual reports, 1880-1903; accounts, 1862; time book, 1874-1901; and deeds, 1861-1863 and 1890.

Pacific Mill and Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC80
Abstract The Pacific Mill and Mining Company was incorporated in August 1877 with W. S. O’Brien, J. G. Flood, James G. Fair, John Mackay, and Edward Barron as trustees. The company owned a number of other mills in the Comstock area including the Bacon Mill, Brunswick Mill, California Mill, California Pan Mill, Consolidated Mill, Mariposa Mill, Morgan Mill, Occidental Mill, Omega Mill, Rhode Island Mill, Trench Mill, and the Woodworth Mill/Ditch. Collection contains items from the many subsidiary...

Pioneers of the Ponderosa

 Collection
Identifier: 89-74
Abstract Typescript manuscript recounting the history of the Washoe Valley south of Reno, Nevada, and the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including accounts of early settlers, miners, and businessmen. The collection contains material from 1971 created by Myra Sauer Ratay.

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Mackay, John William 6
Fair, James Graham 5
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 5
Chollar Gold and Silver Mining Corporation 4
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 4
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Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 4
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 4
United Comstock Mining Company 4
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 3
Brunswick Exploration Company 3
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 3
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 3
Gould and Curry Mining Company 3
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 3
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 3
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 3
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 3
Belcher Silver Mining Company 2
Caledonia Silver Mining Company 2
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post) 2
Flood, James Clair 2
Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 (Gold Hill, Nev.) 2
Goodwin, C. C. (Charles Carroll) 2
Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company 2
Kendall, Robert Eli 2
O'Brien, William Shoney 2
Overman Silver Mining Company 2
Pacific Mill and Mining Company 2
Ratay, Myra Sauer 2
Savage Mining Company 2
Sutro, Adolph 2
Symmes, Whitman 2
United Comstock Pumping Association 2
Ward Shaft Association 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
Alta Silver Mining Company 1
Ames, Pelham W. (Pelham Warren) 1
Belcher Mining Company 1
Belmont Milling Company 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Benton Consolidated Mining Company 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
Birdsall Company 1
Birdsall Mining Company 1
Blaisdell, S. M. 1
Bonner, Charles 1
Bowers, Allison 1
Bowers, L. S. (Lemuel Sanford) 1
Bowie, Darin 1
Boyle, E. D. (Edward Dougherty) 1
Brobant, Nelson 1
Brower, Henry J. 1
Brown, Grafton Tyler, 1841-1918 1
Bryan, William Jennings 1
Bullion Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
Caledonia Tunnel Company 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Cerro de Pasco Mining Company 1
Challenge Consolidated Mining Company 1
Champion (Ship) 1
Chandler, H. H. 1
Chandler, N. A. 1
Chollar, William 1
Chollar-Potosi Mining Company 1
Clemens, Orion 1
Comstock Golden Jubilee (1909 : Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Comstock Limited 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Comstock Monte Christo Mining Company 1
Comstock Pumping Association 1
Comstock Tunnel Company 1
Comstock Tunnel and Drainage Company 1
Comstock-Quartz Mining Company 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Imperial Mining Company 1
Corey, James C. 1
Cox, Thomas, 1863- 1
Croton Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Daggett, Rollin Mallory 1
Dardanelles Mining Company 1
Deutsch, A. P. 1
Dewey, S. P. (Squire Pierce) 1
Donovan Mill 1
Duncan, William H. 1
Dwyer, Jennie D. 1
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) 1
Elliot, Charles E. (Of San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Epstein, Henry 1
Epstein, Moritz 1
Eureka Mill 1
Exchequer Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Fitzgerald, L., Mrs. 1
Fitzgerald, Lizzie M. 1
Forbes, Isaac G 1
Foreman Shaft 1
Forman Shaft Company 1
Fortana, Guiseppe 1
Fry, H. D. 1
Fulton Foundry 1
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