Gold mines and mining -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Marion S. Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-50
Abstract

Marion S. Fisher was a businessman, civic leader, and miner in Battle Mountain, Nevada. The collection includes materials related to the purchase, development, and operation by Fisher of the Bootstrap Mine in Elko County, Nevada, and its eventual sale to Newmont Mining Corporation.

Dates: 1955-1973

Noble Hamilton Getchell Papers

 Collection
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

Gold Mines Index

 Collection
Identifier: NC990
Abstract

Index of gold mining companies for unidentified ledger; many of the companies are located in Nevada.

Dates: undated

Lapanta Consolidated Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC117
Abstract

One of the most important early mines of the Hawthorne, Nevada mining district, mined intermittently for gold by leasers into recent times. H. M. and J. A. Yerington and G. F. Ford were principal officers. Collection contains operational records of the mine including correspondence written and received by the officers, payroll and expense records, memorandum of gold bullion deposited at the Carson City Mint, mining leases, and tax assessments.

Dates: 1885-1903

Longfellow Gold Mining and Milling Company Stock Certificate Book

 Collection
Identifier: NC131
Abstract

The Longfellow Gold Mining and Milling Company was a gold mining company located in Gardnerville, Nevada. The collection contains a ledger of stock sales and includes cancelled stock certificates and certificate stubs recording name of purchaser, number of shares, date, and notation of stock transfer.

Dates: 1906-1908

John W. Mackay Statue Rededication Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0363
Abstract

The John W. Mackay statue and the Mackay School of Mines building, were originally dedicated on June 10, 1908 in honor of John W. Mackay by his wife and his son, Marie Louise Mackay and Clarence Hungerford Mackay. Originally dedicated on June 10, 1908, the John Mackay Statue was rededicated by the Mackay School of Mines on April 25, 1996. The collection contains materials created for the rededication ceremony.

Dates: 1996

Manuscript Thesis Draft of The Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog Mining Districts, 1900-1915: History of a Twentieth Century Mining Boom

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-84
Abstract

Russell Richard Elliott was a Nevada historian, author, and professor in the History Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection contains a bound copy of Russell Elliott's Ph.D. in History thesis from University of California, Berkeley in 1946.

Dates: circa 1946

Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC59
Abstract

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

The Mizpah Mine survey

 Collection
Identifier: 85-21
Abstract

Created by Rebecca Herbst in the 1980s, this survey recounts the Mizpah Mine history and production, and provides a physical description of the mine.

Dates: 1980

Nevada Mining Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: 88-43
Abstract

The Nevada Mining Association (NMA) was organized in Tonopah, Nevada, on March 24, 1913 as the Nevada Mine Operators Association. Its membership consisted of the principal metal producers in Nevada who banded together for protection, mutual cooperation, and assistance. These records include incorporation papers, minutes of the executive committee, membership lists, correspondence, reports, and position statements.

Dates: 1913-1975