Silver mines and mining -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The first discovery of precious minerals in the Comstock Mining District, Virginia City, Nevada, was made on what was to become the Ophir Silver Mining claim. Collection contains daily, weekly, and annual reports, 1879-1920; letteres, 1874-1913; payroll, 1879-1884; cash books, 1882-1911 abstract of title of the company's real estate and miscellaneous other business records, 1878-1906.
Dates: 1860-1935; Majority of material found within 1877-1900
Abstract Report of superintendent William M. Patterson includes geography of the mine, progress and proposed work plan. Also included is a report of the annual board meeting of the company and election of officers.
Dates: January 2, 1871
Abstract Memorandum of agreement between the company and the Registration Trust Company for the latter to act as agent in sale of stock in the Rawhide Great Northern Mining Company. The collection contains material from March 16, 1908 created by the Rawhide Great Northern Mining Company.
Dates: March 16, 1908
Abstract Agreement between the company and the Registration Trust Company in which Registration agrees to handle the sale of stock in the mining company. The collection contains material from 1908 created Rawhide Hills Mining Company.
Abstract Agreement between the company and the Registration Trust Company for the latter to act as selling agent for the company's stock. The collection contains materials from February 12, 1908 created by the Rawhide Mohawk Mining Company.
Dates: February 12, 1908
Abstract Correspondence and receipts from the company and John P. Cook & Company, bankers in Goldfield, Nevada regarding payments for the company's mill. The collection contains material from 1910 created by the Rawhide Queen Mines Company.
Overview Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Overview Part of the Middle Mines of the Comstock Lode, the 800 foot Savage Mine was staked in 1859 by A. O. and L. C. Savage and others. Contains records of mining operations, including annual reports, 1871-1874 and 1901-1917; assessment of shares, 1877-1882; records of bullion shipped to San Francisco, 1868; and account books, 1883-1884 and 1915-1920.
Abstract Daily cash account book, 1907-1920, and checks drawn on the Bank of California, 1898.
Overview 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.