Silver question -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Lawyer, businessman, and Nevada State Assemblyman, of Carson City, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, legal cases, and papers connected with Coffin's political activity in Nevada (1892-1898) as a member of the Republican State Central Committee and supporter of the Free Silver ticket. The correspondence relates to cases in which Coffin or his legal firm participated, to his business interests in irrigation enterprises, and to the personal affairs of Coffin and his family.
Abstract The Nevada Mining Association’s 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 Alfred Merritt Smith, 1876-1968, received both his Bachelors and Masters in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno. He served as Nevada State Engineer from 1935-1952, was an administrative assistant to Senator George Malone (1952-1960), served on the Colorado River Commission, Atomic Power Utilization Committee (1952-1959), and served on various committees regarding water in Nevada and California. The majority of the papers are from his professional life and includes materials...
Abstract H.S. Symons relates the story of the murder of his brother, Humphrey Symons and the trials which initially found the accused murderer guilty but subsequently released him.