Comstock Lode (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This report includes an historical sketch of the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada; production history of the Consolidated Virginia Mine; geology; previous exploration; and opportunities for exploration. Created by graduate engineer student, Robert Eli Kendall, between 1950-1952; 1968.
Dates: 1950-1952; 1968
Abstract Letter from Lightner in Virginia City to W. H. Duncan in Austin, Nevada, discussing a job offer in Mexico and his conditions for accepting employment in the Reese River Mining District near Austin. The collection contains material from June 12, 1865 created by C. W. Lightner.
Dates: June 12, 1865
Overview The North End Mines of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, consisted of the California Mining Company, Consolidated Virginia Mining Company (Con Virginia), Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company, Ophir Silver Mining Company, Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company, and the Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company. The collection includes a Mexican Milling Company cash journal (1916-1920) and mill book (1915-1920), a Con Virginia, Ophir, Mexican, Union, and Sierra Nevada mines survey book (1920), and a...
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; letters, 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