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H. C. May letter to Henry M. Yerington

 Collection
Identifier: NC343
Abstract Letter to Yerington discusses politics and mining in and around Candelaria, Nevada, French and English copper syndicates, and the price of copper. May informs Yerington that if prices hold the copper properties along the Carson and Colorado Railroad would prove valuable.
Dates: April 9, 1888

Thomas McManus Letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC490
Abstract Letter from McManus to J.E. Spurr, Philadelphia, offering to lease or sell his tungsten property. Written on Tonopah Miners' Union no. 121 stationery.
Dates: 1912

Agreement between the mining superintendents and the Mechanics' Union, defining mechanical labor, its hours, and its wages

 Collection
Identifier: NC48
Abstract The Mechanics' Union was a mining labor union in Storey County, Nevada. Contains agreement made 1878 between the mining superintendents and the Mechanics' Union, defining mechanical labor, its hours, and its wages.
Dates: 1878

James M. Meehan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC134
Abstract Letter from James M. Meehan, foreman of the Sutro Tunnel, in Lundy, Mono County, California to H. H. Slosson regarding a quartz vein cut [the Garfield Vein] by the south lateral of the Sutro Tunnel, ca 1881 and present prospects for working it.
Dates: March 4, 1909

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.
Dates: 1876-1923

Mighels Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC470
Abstract Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; ms on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Harry of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.
Dates: 1863-1937

Miller Gold Mining Company Journal

 Collection
Identifier: NC321
Abstract Account journal details income and expenditures, including amounts spent for labor and supplies. The collection contains material from April-December 1881 created by the Miller Gold Mining Company.
Dates: April-December 1881

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).
Dates: 1918-1919

Mineral Hills mine ledger

 Collection
Identifier: NC997
Abstract Ledger of debits and credits incurred by a Eureka County, Nevada, mining company, including lists of bullion shipments.
Dates: 1871-1878

Agreements of Miners' Unions of Storey and Lyon Counties

 Collection
Identifier: NC1159
Abstract Notice to the presidents of the miners' unions signed by F. F. Osbiston, Aug. 29, summarizing an agreement between the Committee of Comstock Superintendents and Miners' Unions regarding unionizing of mine workers; and letter of Sept. 5, 1877 from the Miners' Unions stating that the Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia [City] Miners' Unions had ratified that agreement.
Dates: August 29 and September 5, 1877

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Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 4
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Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 3
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Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 (Gold Hill, Nev.) 3
Goldfield Deep Mines Company of Nevada 3
Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company 3
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 3
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 3
Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company 3
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Chollar Gold and Silver Mining Corporation 2
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Nevada Tax Commission 2
Nevada. District Court. 1st Judicial District 2
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Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 2
Osborne, T. J. (Thomas James), 1860-1918 2
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 2
Richmond-Eureka Mining Company 2
Rives, Henry Macon, 1883-1952 2
Sandstorm-Kendall Consolidated Mining Company 2
Schwab, Charles M. 2
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 2
Smith, Alfred Merritt, 1876-1968 2
Sweetwater Mining Company 2
Symmes, Whitman 2
Union Mill and Mining Company 2
Vibbard, P. G. 2
Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46 (Virginia City, Nev.) 2
Yerington, J. A. (James Albert), 1864-1929 2
Abernathie, L.B. 1
Albany Divide Mining Company 1
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American Federation of Labor 1
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American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
American Legion 1
Anderson, John 1
Angell, Horace B. 1
Arrowhead Development Company 1
Atomic Power Utilization Committee 1
Austin Manhattan Consolidated Mining Company (Nev.) 1
Austin Mining Company (Nev.) 1
B. B. Thayer and Company 1
Babcock Lead Prospect 1
Bacon Brothers, Elko County (Nev.) 1
Baldwin, J. M. (Joseph Mason) 1
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett 1
Bank of Battle Mountain 1
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred) 1
Basic Magnesium, Incorporated 1
Bassman, Henry 1
Bays, William 1
Beatty, William Blake 1
Bedlam, Alexander 1
Beegan, William 1
Belcher Silver Mining Company 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
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Bird, George H. 1
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Bonner, Charles 1
Bonney, John Harry 1
Bowers and Company 1
Bowers, Allison 1
Boyle, E. D. (Edward Dougherty) 1
Brobant, Nelson 1
Brooks Mine 1
Bruce, Alfred 1
Buck, Clarence 1
Buckhorn Mines Company 1
Bullion Gold and Silver Mining Company 1
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