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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

Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers

Identifier: NC800
Abstract Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) was a Nevada professor of mining engineering; chair of the Department of Mackay School of Mines, 1926-1951; director of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines, 1939-1951; consultant, Metal Research Company, 1942-1944; and member of the Nevada State Planning Board, 1940-1951. The collection contains research material on Nevada mines (metals of all types) and mining companies, including the Comstock Lode; engineering field notebooks, correspondence, maps, class notes...
Dates: 1875-1964

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

Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

Identifier: NC85

Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company was one of the richest mines of the Comsotck Lode. Collection contains records including Board of Directors' minutes, 1861-1874; by-laws; agreements; deeds; reports of mining operations, 1887-1894; and letters, 1875-1877.

Dates: 1861-1909

John A. Fulton Papers

Identifier: 86-04

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook.

Dates: 1878-1936

Noble Hamilton Getchell Papers

Identifier: NC395
Abstract Nobel Hamilton Getchell (1875-1960) was a mining developer with interests in many western states. The collection includes correspondence for various mining claims in which Getchell had an interest; mines and mining prospects, principally with the development of the Betty O'Neal Mines at Betty O'Neal, Nevada, and the Gold Circle Consolidated Mines at Midas, Nevada; the Dan Tucker Mine at Frenchman's Station, Nevada; the Security Mining Company at Betty O'Neal; the Skykomish Copper Company at...
Dates: 1918-1936

Groom Mining District Records

Identifier: 2007-16

Groom Mining District is located in Lincoln County, Nevada and produced lead and silver from the early 1870s to 1916, then again after World War II to 1950. Collection primarily consists of correspondence and includes deeds and other legal documents. Materials between 1873-1903.

Dates: 1873-1903

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

Alan Hensher Papers

Identifier: NC626
Abstract Alan Hensher was a Californian and specialist in the history of the Rhyolite Herald (Nevada) newspaper. The collection includes correspondence to Hensher from Elizabeth Clemens regarding her husband Earle R. Clemens, publisher of the Rhyolite Herald; Hensher's notes on the history of southern Nevada newspapers; Earle R. Clemens's correspondence, financial, and legal papers from Rhyolite; and an official mining claims register...
Dates: 1905-1966

Walter S. Hunsaker Records

Identifier: 94-43
Abstract The Hunsaker collection consists of some of Hunsaker's personal papers and those of his wife but a major part of the collection contains the Las Vegas business records of Leigh Hunt and his family. This collection is important because it documents the twentieth century development of Las Vegas as a resort town and illustrates the long-term impact of the construction of Hoover Dam. It also serves to illustrate the formation of a multi-business, family-held corporate structure. Dates range...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980

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Osborne, J. B., 1831-1913 2
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United Comstock Mines Company 2
American Federation of Labor 1
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
American Legion 1
Atomic Power Utilization Committee 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934 1
Bank of Battle Mountain 1
Belcher Mining Company 1
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Betty O'Neal Mines 1
Big Ledge Copper Company 1
Bonner, Charles S. 1
Boyle, Emmet Derby, 1879-1926 1
C & C Shaft Company 1
California Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Carpenter, Jay A., 1883-1965 1
Clemens, Earle R., 1877-1943 1
Clemens, Elizabeth (Of Rhyolite, Nev.) 1
Colorado River Commission 1
Colorado River Exploration Company 1
Comstock Merger Mines 1
Comstock Pumping Association 1
Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company 1
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 1
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Fair, James Graham, 1831-1894 1
Flood, James Clair, 1826-1888 1
Forbes, John (Miner) 1
Ford, G. F. (George F.) 1
Fraternal Order of Eagles 1
Fulton, John Allen, 1878-1939 1
Getchell, Noble Hamilton, 1875-1960 1
Gold Circle Consolidated Mines 1
Gordon, Louis D. 1
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 1
Hensher, Alan 1
Hunsaker, Martha Morrison, -1982 1
Hunsaker, Walter S., 1906- 1
Hunt, Henry L. (Henry Leigh), 1886-1972 1
Hunt, Jessie N. 1
Hunt, Leigh S. J., 1855-1933 1
Huntco (Firm : Las Vegas, Nev.) 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 1
James, S. E. (Miner) 1
Jefferson Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
Johnson, Ellis Stanley, 1898-1975 1
Juniata Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
Kanrohat, C. J. (Charles John), 1849- 1
Kempvane, J. C. 1
Kennecott Copper Corporation 1
Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Mackay, Clarence H. (Clarence Hungerford), 1874-1938 1
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
McDonald Mines Company 1
McKay family 1
Mitchell, William, 1879-1936 1
National White Portland Cement Company 1
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company 1
Nevada Industrial Commission 1
Nevada Mining Association 1
Nevada Silver Centennial Committee 1
New York and Las Vegas Investment Company 1
New, W. R. 1
O'Brien, William Shoney 1
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Overman Silver Mining Company 1
Overton Syndicate 1
Pamlico Mining Company 1
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 1
Potts Syndicate 1
Reconstruction Finance Corporation 1
Ridgeview Estates 1
Rives, Helen Hunt 1
Rives, Henry Macon, 1883-1952 1
Roberts, C. N. 1
Rose, Warren (Miner) 1
Round Mountain Gold Dredging Corporation 1
S.H. Brady and Company 1
Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
Scott, Andrew H., -1967 1
Security Mining Company 1
Sheahan, Patrick 1
Skykomish Copper Company 1
Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 1
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission 1
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 1
United Comstock Pumping Association 1
United Western Miners 1
Ward Shaft Association 1
Watkins, Minnie Pearl, -1973 1
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