Comstock Lode (Nev.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

North Consolidated Virginia Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC204
Abstract Minutes of a special meeting called regarding a resolution authorizing the firm's officers to enter into an agreement with P. F. W. Black and the Shamo Mining Company, correspondence, payrolls, and invoices for supplies.

North End Mines Records

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Identifier: NC178
Abstract Included are a cash journal for the Mexican Milling Company, 1916-1920; mill book, 1915-1920; and survey book of the Con Virginia, Ophir, Mexican, Union, and Sierra Nevada mines, [1920].,The mill book records tonage of raw material, gold and silver extracted, and "tails;" surveys record excavation progress in the shafts. This collection also contains a report by Charles Liddell, "Study of the Ventilation Problems of the North End Mines of the Comstock," 1914.

Ophir Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC56
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.

Overman Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC86
Overview The Overman Silver Mining Company was a mine on the main Comstock Lode located in Gold Hill, Nevada. The collection includes bylaws; minutes, 1860-1865; correspondence, 1875-1882; daily and annual reports, 1880-1903; accounts, 1862; time book, 1874-1901; and deeds, 1861-1863 and 1890.

Pacific Mill and Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC80
Abstract The Pacific Mill and Mining Company was incorporated in August 1877 with W. S. O’Brien, J. G. Flood, James G. Fair, John Mackay, and Edward Barron as trustees. The company owned a number of other mills in the Comstock area including the Bacon Mill, Brunswick Mill, California Mill, California Pan Mill, Consolidated Mill, Mariposa Mill, Morgan Mill, Occidental Mill, Omega Mill, Rhode Island Mill, Trench Mill, and the Woodworth Mill/Ditch. Collection contains items from the many subsidiary...

Pioneers of the Ponderosa

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Identifier: 89-74
Abstract Typescript manuscript recounting the history of the Washoe Valley south of Reno, Nevada, and the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including accounts of early settlers, miners, and businessmen. The collection contains material from 1971 created by Myra Sauer Ratay.

Savage Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC62
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.

Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC58
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.

Study of the hanging-wall vein system of the north end of the Comstock Lode

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Identifier: 91-45
Abstract Study undertaken as a senior project in mining engineering to study the East and Hardy Veins and the Bonanza ore shoot in the north portion of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, in an effort to discover the possibilities of undiscovered ore deposits. Created by Robert Eli Kendall in 1948.

Sutro Tunnel Company Records

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Identifier: NC07
Overview The Sutro Tunnel Company was organized by Adolph Sutro for the purpose of constructing a drainage tunnel under the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada. Records related to organizing, publicizing, funding and constructing the Sutro Tunnel.,Included are transcripts of a court case; correspondence, which consist of letters and construction reports from company secretary Pelham W. Ames to Sutro; deeds; superintendents' reports; speeches; prospectus; certificate of incorporation and by-laws;...