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The Comstock lode; or a crucible of militant unionism

 Collection
Identifier: 82-14
Abstract The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada. Includes a paper from 1982 on the Comstock Lode in Virginia City and the development of labor unions for miners.
Dates: 1982

Consolidated Imperial Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC84
Abstract Includes articles and certificate of incorporation, minutes and agreements.
Dates: 1876-1922

Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: NC85
Overview 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

Dayton Consolidated Mines Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 88-47
Abstract Included are status reports to stockholders, reports on ore reserves, assay reports, and profit/loss statements. The collection contains material from 1936-1950 created by the Dayton Consolidated Mines.
Dates: 1936-1950

Mahlon Fairchild Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-33
Overview Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
Dates: 1913; 1968

Foreman Shaft Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC174
Abstract Operational records of the company. The collection contains material from 1879-1882 created by Foreman Shaft.
Dates: 1879-1882

Recollections of Anna Craighead Frey

 Collection
Identifier: NC485
Abstract Notes on the history of the Carson Valley and silver mining for a program presented in the valley in the 1920s or 1930s. Also included are notes made in 1947. Much of the talk was based on the author's experiences from 1882 on.
Dates: 1947

D. W. Gedney Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 89-87
Abstract Letter to "Friend Charlie" sending money on behalf of William Plane and passing along news of acquaintances and the state of mining in Hamilton.
Dates: June 16, 1870

General description and report on the Comstock vein

 Collection
Identifier: 93-52
Abstract C. A. Luckhardt was a mining engineer. Collection contains a detailed report by Luckhardt to R.W. Raymond of New York, possibly commissioned by Adolf Sutro, on the history, physical properties, and future of the Comstock Lode of Nevada on September 20, 1868.
Dates: September 20, 1868

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United Comstock Mining Company 4
Brunswick Exploration Company 3
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Fair, James Graham 3
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Savage Mining Company 3
Ward Shaft Association 3
Belcher Silver Mining Company 2
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 2
Caledonia Silver Mining Company 2
Chollar Gold and Silver Mining Corporation 2
Flood, James Clair 2
Groom Nevada Lead Mines Company 2
Groom Southend Mining Company 2
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 2
Mackay, John William 2
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 2
O'Brien, William Shoney 2
Osborne, J. B. (Jonas Brown), 1831-1913 2
Osborne, T. J. (Thomas James), 1860-1918 2
Overman Silver Mining Company 2
Pacific Mill and Mining Company 2
Rives, Henry Macon, 1883-1952 2
Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company 2
United Comstock Pumping Association 2
Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company 2
Alabama Mining Company 1
American Federation of Labor 1
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers 1
Anderson, John 1
Andes Silver Mining Company 1
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Bassman, Henry 1
Beaver, George W. 1
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Boyle, Emmet Derby 1
Brower, Henry J. 1
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Challenge Consolidated Mining Company 1
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Golden Crown Mining Company 1
Golden, Francis Bernard 1
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Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company 1
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Great Basin Mining Company 1
Great Dome Oil Company 1
Hilltop Nevada Mining Company 1
Holabird-Kagin Americana 1
Holmes Mining Company 1
Humboldt Mining Company 1
Hy-Silver Mining Company 1
Hyde, Anne Farrar 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
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Janin, Louis 1
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Kennecott Copper Corporation 1
Keyes-Graessler Mining Company 1
King, Daniel B. 1
Lady Washington Consolidated Company 1
Lonkey and Smith (Firm) 1
Lonkey, Oliver 1
Luckhardt, C. A. 1
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