Gold mines and mining -- California
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Bodie State Historic Park Maps and Drawings
Reports on the Codd Mines Company
Progress reports on establishment of the new mine and mill, describing equipment and personnel, and containing photos of the company president and the mine. The collection contains materials from 1912 created by the Codd Mines Company.
Edmund Smith Correspondence
These letters/journal written by the Smith brothers (Edmund, Cassius, and Joel) to their brother and sister describe their preparations for and experiences of their trip to California via Nevada. Material between May 12-December 22, 1850.
Mahlon Fairchild Manuscript
Mahlon Fairchild (1827-1913) was born in New York and immigrated to California during the 1849 gold rush. In May 1859, Fairchild relocated to Nevada, where he lived until his death. The collection contains a hardbound manuscript of reminiscences written by Fairchild between about 1910 and 1913 on his life, immigration west to California, details about Comstock mining, and his experiences in White Pine County.
The First Fifty Years, Memoirs of a Native Son of the Golden West
Reminiscences of Gemmill's mining career and farming in southern California, ca. 1899-1910.