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Mackay, John W, 1831-1902

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role Collector
dates 1831-1902
city San Francisco
stateCA
other citiesDublin, Ireland; Paris, France; New York, NY; London, United Kingdom; Virginia City, NV;
gender M
historical notes John Mackay was a fine and decorative arts collector and silver magnate.

Mackay's collection included Flemish tapestries.

In addition to being a member of the National Geographic Society, he belonged to the Lawyers, Players, Knickerbocker, and Hardware clubs.
decades
of activity
1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
websitehttp://www.mackayhistory.com
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:21
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Nevada State Historical Society
Museum-Research Library
Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O'Brien records, 1862-1890 see details...
University of Nevada, Reno
Special Collections Department

Mackay, Fair and Company Records, 1871-1887. see details...
Nevada State Historical Society
Museum-Research Library
Denis J. Mahoney papers, 1937-ca. 1940. see details...
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Grant Horace Smith collection of manuscripts and notes chiefly concerning the Comstock Lode,
1859-1936.
see details...
Nevada State Historical Society
Museum-Research Library
Ophir Silver Mining Company records, 1875-1919 see details...
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Checks signed by James G. Fair and J.W. Mackay: Virginia City, Nevada : DS, 1869-1870. see details...
Nevada State Historical Society
Museum-Research Library
Ormsby House records, 1877-1884 see details...
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Dan De Quille papers, [ca. 1860-1914]. see details...
Nevada State Historical Society
Museum-Research Library
Mackay Mansion guest register, 1956-1962. see details...
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Manuscripts and notes chiefly concerning the Comstock Lode, 1859-1936.
see details...
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
History of the Comstock Lode, 1943 see details...
University of Nevada Reno, Nevada 89507
Pacific Wood, Lumber and Flume Company Records, 1869-1904 see details...

see also:
MacKay, Clarence H. (Clarence Hungerford), 1874-1938