Comstock Lode (Nev.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Sam P. Davis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC197
Abstract Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...

The Donovan Mill

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Identifier: 85-14
Abstract Donovan Mill in Silver City, Nevada, was the first cyanide process mill established on the Comstock; this survey recounts the mill's history and provides a physical description of the plant and its operations in 1980. Collection created by Rebecca Herbst

Essay on early life in Gold Hill

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Identifier: 90-28
Abstract Autobiographical essay submitted to a contest describes the author's early life in Gold Hill and Comstock Lode regions. The collection contains material from 1952 created by Fitzgerald, L.

Financial journal of Charles Elliot

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Identifier: 92-06
Abstract Dr. Elliot was a music teacher and mining investor who lived in San Francisco, California. Financial record book lists mining stock transactions, purchases, income and memorandum of music lessons between February 1868-May 1869.

Exploration opportunities of the north end of the Comstock Lode, report and maps

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Identifier: 91-46
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.

Foreman Shaft Records

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Identifier: NC174
Abstract Operational records of the company. The collection contains material from 1879-1882 created by Foreman Shaft.

General description and report on the Comstock vein

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Identifier: 93-52
Abstract C. A. Luckhardt was a mining engineer. Collection contains a detailed report by Luckhardt to R.W. Raymond of New York, possibly commissioned by Adolf Sutro, on the history, physical properties, and future of the Comstock Lode of Nevada on September 20, 1868.

Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC78
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...

R. N. Graves Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-30
Abstract Letterpress copy book of letters from Graves to George R. Spinney and S.P. Dewey who were officers and stockholders in a mine which was not named. The collection contains material from October 16, 1866-June 16, 1867 created by R. N. Graves.

Henley Family Collection of Comstock Mining Records

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Identifier: 86-05
Overview William James Henley, Sr. became Justice of the Peace, a position in which he remained until his death in 1909. Benjamin John Henley was the assistant counsel for the Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company. William James Henley, Jr. became an executive with the Isbell Construction Company later in his life. Collection contains mining company information mainly concerning Comstock Lode companies with some from Inyo, Sierra and Nevada Counties, California. Includes reports, deeds, insurance,...