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Henley Family Collection of Comstock Mining Records

Identifier: 86-05
Abstract William James Henley, Sr. became Justice of the Peace, a position in which he remained until his death in 1909. Benjamin John Henley was the assistant counsel for the Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company. William James Henley, Jr. became an executive with the Isbell Construction Company later in his life. Collection contains mining company information mainly concerning Comstock Lode companies with some from Inyo, Sierra and Nevada Counties, California. Includes reports, deeds, insurance,...
Dates: 1855-1937

A. J. Hood Papers

Identifier: NC619
Abstract Miscellaneous materials from California and Nevada, including receipts from transportation businesses (Wells, Fargo & Company and California and Oregon United States Mail Line); legal documents such as execution of tax sale, import entry of foreign merchandise of the ship Antelope, certification of election in Carson City by the governor of Utah Territory, articles of incorporation for Succor Gold and Silver Mining Company (Gold Hill, Nevada), and coroner's jury verdict for Mariposa,...
Dates: 1851-1894

Inyo Development Company Records

Identifier: NC73

The Inyo Development Company was formed to evaporate, process, and ship the natural soda found in the brines at Owens Lake, Inyo County, California. Collection contains correspondence, financial statements, labor records, soda records, legal documents and maps from 1885-1916.

Dates: 1885-1916

Beatrice Fettic Jones Papers

Identifier: 84-02

Primarily, legal documents such as deeds and probate cases; and accounts of the earliest non-indigenous settlers in Nevada, specifically the Motts, Fettics, and Brockliss'. Miscellaneous materials include report card and diploma from Mottsville schools, newspaper clippings, genealogical worksheets, Nevada centennial programs, an autograph album, and scrapbook of 19th and 20th century advertising art. Created by Beatrice Fettic Jones from 1859-1964.

Dates: 1859-1964

Joseph T. McDonnell Papers

Identifier: 85-11
Abstract Joseph T. McDonnell (1908-1985) was a lawyer and worked for Senators Pat McCarran and Alan Bible. The collection contains the papers of Joseph, his wife Gladys Morris McDonnell (1912-1983), and her parent's Richard L. (1885-1965) and Jessie (Williams) Morris (1886-1965). Included are diaries, papers related to Joseph's careers as lawyer and legislative assistant, correspondence, legal documents, family records, books, photos, and memorabilia. Of particular note are letters written by Joseph...
Dates: 1885-circa 1982

Memorial Society of Western Nevada Records

Identifier: NC445
Abstract The Memorial Society of Western Nevada promoted, through education and other means, dignity and simplicity in all services in connection with the disposition of human remains, and to prearrange for members and their families, at prearranged rates, the type of disposal of the bodily remains which they desire within the limitations prescribed by law. The collection includes articles of incorporation, minutes, financial reports, correspondence, membership lists, yearly reports to Washoe County,...
Dates: 1966-1995

Montgomery Shoshone Mines Company Records

Identifier: 90-06

Included are minutes, articles of incorporation, bylaws, list of stockholders, contracts, leases and financial documents. The collection contains material from 1905-1940 created by the Montgomery Shoshone Mines Company.

Dates: 1905-1940

Ophir Silver Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC56

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; letters, 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.

Dates: 1860-1935; Majority of material found within 1877-1900

Charles Priest Papers

Identifier: NC559

Charles Priest was a Nevada educator, veteran, and Freemason. The collection primarily contains correspondence related to Priest's career in education and his military activities.

Dates: 1901-1965

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada Records

Identifier: NC16
Abstract The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is governed by 10 Tribal Council members who are elected bi-annually in December and on staggered two year terms. The Collection contains correspondence; minutes; constitution; corporate charter; leases and permits relating to tribal economic matters, mining, fishing, boating, agriculture, and livestock; tribal roll; welfare and health records; material on the development of tribal lands, both recreational and residential; and papers reflecting the tribal...
Dates: 1930-1979

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Korea -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1948 1
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Lead mines and mining -- Nevada -- Lincoln County 1
Libraries -- Nevada 1
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Little Valley (Washoe County, Nev.) 1
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Yerington, Henry M. 6
Bliss, Duane L. 3
Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company 3
Haynie, John W., 1836?-1897 3
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 2
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Brunswick Exploration Company 2
El Dorado Wood and Flume Company 2
Mills, Darius O. (Darius Ogden), 1825-1910 2
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1832-1910 1
Adams, Rufus, 1828-1876 1
Ames, Pelham W. (Pelham Warren), 1839- 1
Ancient Order of United Workmen 1
Anker, Peter, 1852-1922 1
Annie (Steamboat) 1
Antelope (Ship) 1
Anti-Horse Thief Society of Missouri 1
Arentz, Samuel Shaw, 1879-1934 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Bible, Alan, 1909-1988 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Duane L., Jr., 1874-1938 1
Bliss, Walter D., 1872-1956 1
Bliss, William W. (William Walter), 1924- 1
Brockliss family 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
California and Oregon United States Mail Line 1
Campbell, Samuel 1
Catalina (Steamboat) 1
Central Pacific Railroad Company 1
Coffin, Trenmor, 1848-1904 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Continental Association of Funeral and Memorial Societies 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1941- 1
Desert Crystal Salt Company 1
Downing, Bernice 1
Eastern Exploration Company 1
Eureka and Palisade Railroad 1
Eureka and Palisade Railway 1
Eureka-Nevada Railway 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 1
Fettic family 1
Figprune Cereal Company 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Freemasons 1
Fulton Foundry 1
Glenbrook Hotel (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Glenbrook Improvement Company 1
Golden, Francis Bernard, 1862-1911 1
Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company 1
Goldfield Deep Mines Company of Nevada 1
Grace Methodist Church (Lovelock, Nev.) 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
H.H. Bancroft and Company 1
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 1
Harrah's Lake Tahoe (Stateline, Nev.) 1
Harvey's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino (Stateline, Nev.) 1
Henley family 1
Henley, William James, Sr. 1
Hood, A. J. 1
Inyo Development Company 1
J.W. Haynie and Company 1
Jones, Beatrice Fettic, 1909- 1
Kinkead, Elizabeth 1
Lake Tahoe Ry. & Trans. Co. 1
Lake Tahoe Transportation Company 1
Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Water Works 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
Markleeville Flume Company 1
McCalmont Brothers & Co. 1
McCarran, Pat, 1876-1954 1
McDonnell, Gladys M. (Gladys Morris) 1
McDonnell, Joseph T., 1908-1985 1
Memorial Society of Western Nevada 1
Merrill, Mary 1
Merritt, Emma Sutro 1
Meteor (Steamship) 1
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Mighels, Ella Sterling, 1853-1934 1
Montgomery Shoshone Consolidated Mining Company 1
Montgomery Shoshone Mines Company 1
Montgomery, R. A. (Bob) 1
Mooney School (Harriman, Tenn.) 1
Morris, James, 1826?-1900 1
Morris, Jessie Williams 1
Morris, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1805-1880 1
Mott family 1
National Association of Postmasters of the United States 1
Nevada Mine Operators Association 1
O'Brien, William Shoney 1
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 1
Oliver, I. 1
Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
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