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Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC99
Abstract The Consolidated Virginia Mining Company (Con Virginia) in Virginia City, Nevada, was once the richest source of ore in the Comstock Lode. Mine operation records including reports, assay reports, ore and bullion statements, mill records, annual reports, bylaws, equipment specification books, legal records, resolutions, and account registers. Also included are records of the adjacent California Mining Company, the Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company, and the C & C Shaft...
Dates: 1859-1935

Eureka Consolidated Mining Company Records

Identifier: 97-03

The Eureka Consolidated Mining Company was an underground, hard rock mining company operating about two miles from Eureka, Nevada on Ruby Hill. The collection includes mining reports, correspondence, maps, and technical drawings which documents structures, head frames, underground facilities, mining equipment, and the Ruby Hill Water Company. One group of records relates to a 1950s proposal to bring a nuclear power plant to Eureka.

Dates: 1901-1966

Groom Mining District Records

Identifier: 99-19

Includes records of the Groom Nevada Lead Mining Company and the Groom Southend Mining Company: incorporation documents, correspondence, land records, maps, financial records, and photographs. Activities of T. J. (Thomas J.) Osborne and J. B. Osborne are documented as are those of several leasers.

Dates: 1871-1930; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Interstate Mining and Investment Company Records

Identifier: 90-62
Abstract The Interstate Mining and Investment Company, located about eighteen miles from Goldfield, Nevada, was a mining company incorporated in 1905 and principally produced copper. The collection includes quit claim deed from Harding to the company in return for one-half of its shares; a stock certificate; a page from a brochure with a map and description of the claims; a map of the company's claims; and an overall site map of the mine, showing the location of Goldfield, railroads, power lines,...
Dates: 1906

Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC230

The Juanita Consolidated Silver Mining Company, incorporated in 1872, was located in Aurora, Esmeralda County, Nevada. The collection contains correspondence, financial statements, and maps.

Dates: 1874-1881

Mackay School of Mines Records

Identifier: NUB 30

The School of Mines was originally founded in 1888 as part of the requirements of the Morrill Land Act of 1862. Over the years it has grown to encompass other aspects of earth science and is currently named the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering. The collection contains materials related to the administration of the school; publications and press relases by the school; department, program, and building information; and student activities and groups.

Dates: 1904-2020

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

Exhibit Maps of Real Del Monte Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Company vs. B. F. Porter, B. J. Haslett, et al., Nevada Territory Supreme Court Case 57

Identifier: 2016-12

Established on August 31, 1860, the Real Del Monte Gold and Silver Mining Company was located on Last Chance Hill in the Esmeralda Mining District just outside Aurora, Mono County, California (then Aurora, Mineral County, Nevada). Collection contains three exhibit maps in the 1863 lawsuit of the Real Del Monte Mining Company vs. Pond Mining Company.

Dates: 1862-1863

United Comstock Mining Company Records

Identifier: 83-07
Abstract The United Comstock Mining Company was a Nevada corporation organized in 1920 as a subsidiary of the Metals Exploration Company that bought up and worked nine Virginia City, Nevada, mines including the Challenge, Challenge-Jacket-Imperial, Confidence, Crown Point, Imperial Consolidated, Imperial Empire, Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher, Overman, and Yellow Jacket mines. The collection contains copies of weekly progress reports that discuss length of tunnels, yields of ore, presence of various...
Dates: 1865-1923

George F. Wright Papers

Identifier: 90-37

These papers were created or gathered by George F. Wright in his role as attorney for the Washoe Tribe before The Indian Claims Commission. Included in the collection are correspondence, reports, testimonies, maps and records of other relevant dockets before the commission.

Dates: 1931-1973

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University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department 11
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United Comstock Mines Company 2
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Arthur Brant Laboratory for Exploration Geophysics 1
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Brunswick Exploration Company 1
Brunswick Mining Company 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Cook, Sherburne Friend, 1896-1974 1
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Cutter, Donald C. 1
Eureka Consolidated Mining Company 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Full, R. P. (Roy P.) 1
Gifford, Edward Winslow, 1887-1959 1
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 1
Groom Southend Mining Company 1
Harding, Franklin 1
Heizer, Robert F. (Robert Fleming), 1915-1979 1
Hoyt, Homer, 1895-1984 1
Interstate Mining and Investment Company 1
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 1
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Mackay School of Mines. Burrus Mining Laboratory 1
Mackay School of Mines. Hard Rock Miners 1
Mackay School of Mines. Seismological Laboratory 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
Murray, Nobel T. 1
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology 1
O'Brien, William Shoney 1
Oberbillig, Ernest, 1915-1983 1
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Osborne, J. B., 1831-1913 1
Osborne, T. J., 1860-1918 1
Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering Center 1
Pond Mining Company 1
Ralph J. Roberts Center for Research in Economic Geology 1
Real del Monte Mining Company (Aurora, Nev.) 1
Reber, Arthur 1
Richmond-Eureka Mining Company 1
Rose, Warren (Miner) 1
Ruby Hill Water Company 1
Shenon, Philip J. (Philip John), 1897-1966 1
Thompson, Clyde F. 1
United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Hydrologic Sciences Program 1
Wright, George F., -1978 1
Yerington, J. A. (James Albert), 1864-1929 1
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