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Abstract P. Walter Davidson was a part owner and developer of the Rio Tinto Copper Company at Mountain City, Elko County, Nevada; the mine later was known as the Mountain City Copper Company. The collection includes correspondence to and from Davidson, his wife Sadie, and S. F. Hunt, President of the Rio Tinto; Sadie's manuscript history/biography of the Nelson Ranch and Estella Bish Nelson; a pamphlet, Elko County and its vast mineral wealth, 1907; and newspaper clippings about mining, Mountain...
Dates: 1907; 1931-1939; Majority of material found within 1931-1939
Brief reminiscences of boyhood days on the Prunty Family ranch in Elko County, Nevada include descriptions of haying, ca 1903-1910 and his mother's work in the home and garden.