Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Oregon Mill and Mining Company was a gold mining and milling company in Austin, Nevada. Contains financial records including cash books, 1864-1866; day book, 1865-1866, including records of the Jack Pot Mine, Austin; stock ledger, 1864, and journal, 1865-1870.
Abstract Includes a map, description of the location, prospects, officers, and capitalization of the mine in the Bullfrog Mining District, Nye County, Nevada. The collection contains material from 1905 created by the Original Extension Mining Company.
Abstract Correspondence to James Scrugham, owner, detailing gold yields from various pits at the mine; letter to Metals Exploration Company regarding Scrugham's lease at Round Mountain and providing details on the mines' geology; and a speech [by Scrugham?] about placer operations at Round Mountain. Also cancelled stock certificate issued to John E. Fryer, 1916.
Dates: 1916, 1924
Overview Part of the "North End" mines of the Comstock Lode, the Sierra Nevada Silver Mine was staked in 1859, was 3550 feet long, and was mined for substantial amounts of gold as well as silver. The majority of the records, 1861-1926, are regarding the annual reports made by the company. Also included are correspondence in the form of letterpress copy books, and cash books, which record accounts for the company.
Abstract George Harris was a Nevada author, originally from Pennsylvania. Collection contains autobiographical manuscript about Harris' life in Nevada, mining, and stories of people and events in Goldfield, Nevada, ca 1900-1912.
Abstract Whitman Symmes was a mine engineer, superintendent of several of the larger Nevada Comstock Lode mines in the early 1900s, and known on the Pacific coast for his continuous opposition to stockbrokers' methods of controlling the Comstock mines. Included are deeds, agreements, financial statements, reports, correspondence, payrolls, articles of incorporation, and assay reports for 118 mines, mills, shafts and pumping associations, primarily in Nevada but also in California, Utah, Arizona, and...
Abstract Tonopah Mining Company was a gold and silver mining company in Tonopah, Nevada. Includes monthly reports, receipts, financial claims, time checks, insurance policies, and drawing of an idler bearing for a conveyor belt between 1906-1915.
Abstract Detailed report by M. Allison Wheeler and supplemental report by Neil Carmichael describe the authors' trips to the mine, mine workings, geology, Mill City, assay reports, and the mill's location and construction.