Silver mines and mining -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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 affadavit of work; list of company officers, 1890.
Abstract Research material on Nevada mines (metals of all types) and mining companies, including the Comstock Lode; engineering field notebooks, correspondence, maps, class notes and papers, clippings, and photographs.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Paper on the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada and the development of labor unions for miners.
Abstract Mine operation records including reports, assay reports, ore and bullion statements, mill records, annual reports, bylaws, equipment specification books, legal records, resolutions, and account registers.,Also included are records of the adjacent California Mining Company, the Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company, and the C & C Shaft (Consolidated and California) which was jointly operated by the Con Virginia and California mining companies.
Abstract Records include Board of Directors' minutes, 1861-1874; by-laws; agreements; deeds; reports of mining operations, 1887-1894; and letters, 1875-1877.
Abstract Included are status reports to stockholders, reports on ore reserves, assay reports, and profit/loss statements.
Overview 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.
Abstract Operational records of the company.