Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
The Oregon Mill and Mining Company was a gold mining and milling company located in Austin, Nevada. The collection 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.
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.
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.
Ruby Hill Development Company was a development and mining company in Eureka, Nevada. Included are engineers' reports for the Ruby Hill mining property two miles west of Eureka, Nevada, providing a history of the mine between 1919-1936, and maps and evaluation of future prospects; correspondence and notes about the Richmond-Eureka Mining Company and the U.S. Smelting and Refining Company.
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.
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.
The Tonopah Mining Company was a gold and silver mining company located in Tonopah, Nevada. The collection includes monthly reports, receipts, financial claims, time checks, insurance policies, and drawing of an idler bearing for a conveyor belt between 1906-1915.
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.