Copper mines and mining -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) was a Nevada professor of mining engineering; chair of the Department of Mackay School of Mines, 1926-1951; director of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines, 1939-1951; consultant, Metal Research Company, 1942-1944; and member of the Nevada State Planning Board, 1940-1951. The collection contains research material on Nevada mines (metals of all types) and mining companies, including the Comstock Lode; engineering field notebooks, correspondence, maps, class notes...
Abstract Blueprint plans for mining structures and equipment in Nevada (including the Comstock Lode), Arizona, Alaska, Colorado, Missouri, Utah, Montana, Peru, and Mexico. Mines represented include the Nevada Consolidated Copper Co., Steptoe Valley (Nevada) Smelting and Mining Co., Cerro de Pasco (Peru), Missouri Cobalt Co., Belmont Milling Co., Goldfield Consolidated Mines Co., Tonopah Gold Mining Co., and numerous others.
Overview Nobel Hamilton Getchell (1875-1960) was a mining developer with interests in many western states. The collection includes correspondence for various mining claims in which Getchell had an interest; mines and mining prospects, principally with the development of the Betty O'Neal Mines at Betty O'Neal, Nevada, and the Gold Circle Consolidated Mines at Midas, Nevada; the Dan Tucker Mine at Frenchman's Station, Nevada; the Security Mining Company at Betty O'Neal; the Skykomish Copper Company at...
Overview Gray Eagle Copper Company, a copper mining company in Nevada’s Goldfield District, was owned by Newmont Mining Corporation. Collection contains the 1946 employment record for one employee, Oscar J. Berscheid.
Abstract Includes reports by Jones on geology of various mines; correspondence, field notes, and brochures related to his activities as a consultant; one letter from his daughter Dorothy; and a membership certificate.
Abstract Letter to Yerington discusses politics and mining in and around Candelaria, Nevada, French and English copper syndicates, and the price of copper. May informs Yerington that if prices hold the copper properties along the Carson and Colorado Railroad would prove valuable.
Dates: April 9, 1888
Overview On November 7, 1904, the Boston & Nevada Copper Company and the White Pine Copper Company merged to form the Nevada Consolidated Copper Company. As copper mining grew, company towns such as Ruth and McGill were created to house workers and their families. Housing, services, and public facilities provided in McGill were under the control of the Kennecott Copper Company. The Kennecott Corporation, once the world’s leading copper producer, declined at the end of the 20th century because of...
Overview The Nevada Mining Association (NMA) was organized in Tonopah, Nevada, on March 24, 1913 as the Nevada Mine Operators Association. Its membership consisted of the principle metal producers in Nevada who banded together for protection, mutual cooperation, and assistance. These records include incorporation papers, minutes of the executive committee, membership lists, correspondence, reports, and position statements.
Abstract Walker Lake Copper Mining and Smelting Company was a copper mining and smelting company at Walker Lake, Nevada. This company was promoted together with the Thorne Copper Mining and Reduction Company. Prospectus for the Walker Lake Copper Mining and Smelting Company and for the Thorne Copper Mining and Reduction Company describes property owned by the two adjacent mines (evidently not in operation in 1905); discoverer W.W. Munds; and vice president and general manager, Beauregard Ross.