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Myra Sauer Ratay Papers

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Identifier: 97-01
Abstract Myra Sauer Ratay is a native of Nevada who grew up in Washoe Valley on the ranch of her parents, Will and Alice Sauer. She is the author of two books on the history of Washoe Valley: Pioneers of the Ponderosa: How Washoe Valley Rescued the Comstock (1973) and Boom Times in Old Washoe City, Nevada (1984). Collection contains research notes and photographs for Ratay's book, Pioneers of the ponderosa, how Washoe Valley rescued the...

Savage Mine Payment Receipts

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Identifier: 2010-14
Overview One of the mines of the Comstock Lode, located in Virginia City, Nevada. Collection contains three payment receipts for work completed on the mine in 1874 and 1876.

Savage Mining Company Correspondence

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Identifier: 2011-23
Overview The Savage Mining Company was a silver mine located in Virginia City, Nevada. Charles Bonner was a superintendent for the Company. Collection contains incoming correspondence mainly from the 1860s for the Savage Mining Company and is address to superintendent Charles Bonner.

Savage Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC62
Overview Part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, the 800 foot Savage Mine was staked in 1859 by A. O. and L. C. Savage and others. Contains records of mining operations, including annual reports, 1871-1874 and 1901-1917; assessment of shares, 1877-1882; records of bullion shipped to San Francisco, 1868; and account books, 1883-1884 and 1915-1920.

Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC58
Overview Part of the "North End" mines of the Comstock Lode, the Sierra Nevada Silver Mine was staked in 1859, was 3550 feet long, and was mined for substantial amounts of gold as well as silver. The majority of the records, 1861-1926, are regarding the annual reports made by the company. Also included are correspondence in the form of letterpress copy books, and cash books, which record accounts for the company.

Study of the hanging-wall vein system of the north end of the Comstock Lode

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Identifier: 91-45
Abstract Study undertaken as a senior project in mining engineering to study the East and Hardy Veins and the Bonanza ore shoot in the north portion of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, in an effort to discover the possibilities of undiscovered ore deposits. Created by Robert Eli Kendall in 1948.

Sutro Tunnel Company Records

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Identifier: NC07
Overview The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...

Whitman Symmes records

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Identifier: NC942
Abstract Whitman Symmes was a mine engineer, superintendent of several of the larger Nevada Comstock Lode mines in the early 1900s, and known on the Pacific coast for his continuous opposition to stockbrokers' methods of controlling the Comstock mines. Included are deeds, agreements, financial statements, reports, correspondence, payrolls, articles of incorporation, and assay reports for 118 mines, mills, shafts and pumping associations, primarily in Nevada but also in California, Utah, Arizona, and...

Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC87
Overview 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 (some...

United Comstock Mining Company Records

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Identifier: 83-07
Abstract Collection contains copies of weekly progress reports for each of these individual mines: Challenge, Challenge-Jacket-Imperial, Confidence, Crown Point, Imperial Consolidated, Imperial Empire, Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher, Overman, and Yellow Jacket, Reports discuss length of tunnels, yields of ore, presence of various types of rock and water, and drain projects from 1865-1923.

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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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