Silver mines and mining -- Nevada
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
In 1915 three mines combined into the Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher Mines Company which in turn became part of the United Comstock Mining company in 1920. Collection contains records of operation including weekly reports from the mine superintendent to H.D. Fry; and assay records for the Belcher and Crown Point mines; and the Santiago, Vivian, Mexican, and Eureka mills.
Best and Belcher Mine, 540' long and part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, was staked in 1859. Records include letters, 1878-1880; a time book for 1907 (which also includes Hale and Norcross Mining Company times for 1916); a title abstract, 1863; an 1877 affidavit of work; list of company officers, 1890.
Includes progress reports, assessment notices, and correspondence to stockholders of the Comstock Limited, Gould & Curry, Savage, and Chollar companies; a history of the Comstock Lode; and stockholder reports for the Silver Pick Consolidated Mines Company (Goldfield, Nevada) and Sunset Mining and Development Company between 1922-1938.
Anne Farrar Hyde was a student at Mt. Holyoke College who wrote a paper on the Comstock Lode, which is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection includes a paper from 1982 on the Comstock Lode in Virginia City and the development of labor unions for miners by Hyde.
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company was one of the richest mines of the Comsotck Lode. Collection contains records including Board of Directors' minutes, 1861-1874; by-laws; agreements; deeds; reports of mining operations, 1887-1894; and letters, 1875-1877.
Included are status reports to stockholders, reports on ore reserves, assay reports, and profit/loss statements. The collection contains material from 1936-1950 created by the Dayton Consolidated Mines.
Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
Operational records of the company. The collection contains material from 1879-1882 created by Forman Shaft.