Copper mines and mining -- Nevada
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The Gray Eagle Copper Company, a copper mining company in Nevada’s Goldfield District, was owned by Newmont Mining Corporation. The collection contains the 1946 employment record for one employee, Oscar J. Berscheid.
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.
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.
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 principal 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.
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.