Silver mines and mining -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Notes on the history of the Carson Valley and silver mining for a program presented in the valley in the 1920s or 1930s. Also included are notes made in 1947. Much of the talk was based on the author's experiences from 1882 on.
Abstract Letter to "Friend Charlie" sending money on behalf of William Plane and passing along news of acquaintances and the state of mining in Hamilton.
Dates: June 16, 1870
Abstract Gould and Curry Silver Mining Company was part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, located in 1859, incorporated and in operation in 1860. Collection is chiefly letterpress books of weekly reports to the company officers in San Francisco from mine superintendents Louis Janin, Isaac Requa, James G. Fair, F. G. Osbiston, and Darin Bowie (1865-1885).,Also included are reports of operations (June 1888 to July 1889); a payroll list (February 1912); an agreement for consolidation of...
Abstract 5 paged letter to Clayton Belknap explaining why he hadn't signed receipts sent to him and describing the extent of his duties at the Savage Mine.
Dates: March 11, 1895
Abstract Principally detailed letters from brothers Oscar and Alonzo Jewett to their family in Saginaw, Michigan, in which they discuss their life and mining ventures in Virginia City, Nevada, and Oscar's military activities. Also included are letters from their parents and sister in Michigan reporting news of the family and Saginaw. Material between 1861-1867.
Abstract Includes reports by Jones on geology of various mines; correspondence, field notes, and brochures related to his activities as a consultant; one letter from his daughter Dorothy; and a membership certificate.
Abstract Reports from Deidesheimer to the president and board of directors of the Keyes-Graessler Mining Company about the company's mines in Virginia City, Nevada, which included the Silver Eagle, Mountain Brow, Virginia Standard, and Bunker Hill mines.
Dates: 1904; 1909
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.
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.