Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Virginia City
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Note: previous term with Deseret instead of Nevada was combined into this one because Deseret is not an accepted geographical subdivision.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract William Beegan was a Nevada miner, formerly of Forest Hill, California. Beegan writes from Virginia City, Nevada Territory, to merchants Hardy & Kennedy of Forest Hill, California, saying he will send payment in the future. He also writes that business in Virginia City, Nevada, is improving but that cash is in short supply.
Dates: August 20, 1860
Abstract Title papers to the Bowers and Rogers Lead, also known as Bowers Rogers, and Webb. Each lists buyer (usually C. N. Felton) and seller and describes location of claim.
Abstract The Carson City Savings Bank was founded in 1875. The bank donated materials including a stock ledger, a savings deposit letter, and assessment receipts for mines in Virginia City, Nevada. Materials between 1877-1882.
Abstract N.A. Chandler was a miner in Virginia City. He writes to his wife from San Francisco describing his rich "Washoe claims" in Virginia City, Utah Territory, festive activities in San Francisco, and his future plans. Created on July 10, 1860.
Dates: July 10, 1860
Overview The Consolidated Imperial Mining Company was a silver mining company at Virginia City, Nevada. It was dissolved on March 16, 1922. The collection includes articles and certificate of incorporation, minutes and agreements.
Overview The Croton Gold and Silver Mining Company was a mining company incorporated in New York and located in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection includes an abstract of claims and a map.
Abstract Included are research notes, correspondence, production tables, and clippings either about Smith's Comstock book or used by Smith to write his book.,Subjects researched include John W. Mackay, James G. Fair, business as well as technical aspects of mining in the Comstock Lode, details about individual mines, lists of production figures for the mines, data on the cost of production figures for the mines, data on the cost of living, and information on wood and water companies; typescripts of...
Abstract Daily accounts of both Holman's business and personal activities include progress reports for both mines, news of social and fraternal organization meetings, and names of couples he united in marriage.
Overview The Savage Mine was owned by the Savage Mining Company and located in Virginia City, Nevada, one of the mines of the Comstock Lode. The collection contains three payment receipts for work completed on the mine in 1874 and 1876.
Overview The Savage Mining Company was a silver mine located in Virginia City, Nevada. Charles Bonner was a superintendent for the Company. The collection contains incoming correspondence mainly from the 1860s for the Savage Mining Company and is address to superintendent Charles Bonner.
Dates: 1866-1876; Majority of material found within 1867-1868