Comstock Lode (Nev.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Whitman Symmes records

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Identifier: NC942
Abstract Whitman Symmes was a mine engineer, superintendent of several of the larger Nevada Comstock Lode mines in the early 1900s, and known on the Pacific coast for his continuous opposition to stockbrokers' methods of controlling the Comstock mines. Included are deeds, agreements, financial statements, reports, correspondence, payrolls, articles of incorporation, and assay reports for 118 mines, mills, shafts and pumping associations, primarily in Nevada but also in California, Utah, Arizona, and...

Union Consolidated Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC87
Overview The Union Mine was Part of the North End Mines of the Comstock Lode, the Union was an 1859 stake of 302 feet between the Mexican and Sierra Nevada Mines. Later, 270 additional feet were acquired from the North Ophir claim. Work began in 1860; although the Union had one of the deepest works (at 3350 feet), it was one of the least profitable of the Comstock; by the late 1870s it was producing no ore. Collection contains operational records, including weekly and annual reports of operations (some...

United Comstock Mining Company Records

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Identifier: 83-07
Abstract Collection contains copies of weekly progress reports for each of these individual mines: Challenge, Challenge-Jacket-Imperial, Confidence, Crown Point, Imperial Consolidated, Imperial Empire, Jacket-Crown Point-Belcher, Overman, and Yellow Jacket, Reports discuss length of tunnels, yields of ore, presence of various types of rock and water, and drain projects from 1865-1923.

United Comstock Pumping Association Records

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Identifier: NC89
Overview The Comstock Pumping Association was established in 1898 by 28 mine companies in Virginia City. Designed as a means to increase stock values, the purpose of the association was to pump water from the Comstock mines below the Sutro Tunnel level. Records of operation include daily and weekly reports (including Ward Shaft Association, 1910-1912), letters, cashbooks, financial ledgers, and a tunnel account book, 1905-1909.

Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC88
Abstract Utah Gold and Silver Mining Company was a silver mine at Virginia City, Nevada. Includes monthly cash accounts, 1876-1884; report of operations, 1886-1888; and deeds for the Eliza Bradbury Ledge and the Utah Silver Mining Company and Santa Rita Mining Company, 1860-1863.

Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company Records

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Identifier: NC202
Abstract Includes agreements for water acquisition from individual mines in the Comstock Lode, correspondence, financial statements, and invoices for supplies. The collection contains material from 1864-1875 created by the Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company.

White and Murphy claim deeds

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Identifier: NC902
Abstract Copies of deeds which form a chain of title to the White and Murphy mining claims in the Comstock Lode of Nevada between 1859-1873. Included is a narrative describing the original procedures for staking and selling legal title to a Comstock mining claim.

Agreement regarding the Williams and Company mine claim

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Identifier: 2001-04
Abstract Agreement between eight men to share expenses to work a portion of the Williams and Company mine claim, location not given but most likely in the Comstock Lode. Names include: Adolph Sutro, Orion Clemens, James C. Corey, John D. Moore, Henry Epstein, Moritz Epstein, H. L. Joachimsen, and John Williams.

Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Company Records

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Identifier: NC61
Abstract The Yellow Jacket Mine, staked in 1859, was one of the deepest in the Comstock Lode. Operation records of the Yellow Jacket Mine include minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings, by-laws, deeds, financial statements, stock transfer records, and letters, from 1861-1911.

Yesterday's unsettled America

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Identifier: 87-19
Abstract A.p Deutsch was an Arizona writer. Collection contains his unpublished manuscript on the history of the western United States, including the California gold rush, ethnic immigrants, the Comstock and other mining sites in Nevada, Arizona Territory, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Dakota Territory, and a number of prominent individuals. Material undated.