Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Formally organized in May 1904 by George Wingfield and George Nixon, the Goldfield May Queen Mining Company consisted of several mill sites throughout Goldfield, Nevada. Collection contains account ledger sheets that document expenses, capital stock, profit and loss, water plant costs, taxes, and the company’s bank account, from 1919-1921.
Overview Incorporated on May 26, 1920, the Goldfield Deep Mines Company of Nevada was a merger of 6 Goldfield Mining District companies as well as other claims and land parcels in the Goldfield District. The merger, totaling 600 acres and 36 patented claims, was prompted by a need to secure funds for deep mining as well as sufficient ground to cover the entire vein system. The collection contains stockholder information, some financial, and some operational materials that document company operations...
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.
Overview Lewis "Lew" Hahn was an early Wonder, Nevada miner who, after leaving the state, became the manager and owner of a number of New York City mercantile companies. This collection contains correspondence, dated 1906-1913, to and from Hahn during his Wonder, Nevada mining days as well as reminiscences of his time there. Also included is an advertising booklet for Syndicate-Alliance Trading Co., Inc. from the 1940s.
Dates: 1905-circa 1940; Majority of material found within 1906-1913
Abstract Includes correspondence to Hensher from Elizabeth Clemens regarding her husband Earle R. Clemens, publisher of the Rhyolite herald; Hensher's notes on the history of southern Nevada newspapers; Earle R. Clemen's correspondence, financial, and legal papers from Rhyolite; and an official mining claims register from Beatty and Bullfrog Mining Districts (Nevada).
Overview Idaho Mineral Mining Company, a subsidiary company of the Goldfield Deep Mines Company, was located in Nevada’s Goldfield Mining District. Collection includes a bank advice from 1930.
Scope and Contents Image of five men and one woman standing on the porch the Max Meyer & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods and Clothing. Caption across bottom: Goldfield, Nevada; No. 327 Palm Studio
Dates: circa 1907
Abstract Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.
Abstract King Leopold Mining Syndicate was a gold mining company in Goldfield, Nevada. Collection contains printed materials advertising the mine note name of officers and superintendents, organization of the syndicate, map of claims, and other inducements to investors from 1906-1907.
Overview Bill was a miner from Joplin, Missouri who left for Goldfield, Nevada in late March or early April 1907 to work in the mines. Collection contains one ten-page letter from Bill to wife, Kate, and daughter, Mary, in Joplin regarding how he is faring in Goldfield during a mining strike.
Dates: April 5, 1907