Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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. The collection contains material from 1955-1973 created by Marion S. Fisher.
Overview 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...
Abstract Index of gold mining companies for unidentified ledger; many of the companies are located in Nevada.
Overview 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 F. G. 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.
Identifier: AC 0363
Overview 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. Collection contains materials created for the rededication ceremony.
Manuscript Thesis Draft of The Tonopah, Goldfield, Bullfrog Mining Districts, 1900-1915: History of a Twentieth Century Mining Boom
Overview 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
Overview 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.
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.
Overview 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 principle 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.
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.