Carpenter, Jay A., 1883-1965
- Existence: 1883-1965
- Existence: 1883 - 1965
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Jay Arnold Carpenter Papers
Abstract 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...
Land-Grant College Radio Hour
Identifier: AC 0110
Abstract The Land-Grant College Radio Hour was performed at the University of Nevada for the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), on July 20, 1938. Alfred L. Higginbotham, journalism professor, wrote the script and directed the production. The collection contains the script, six phonograph recordings of the program, including the sound of the Morrill Hall bell, a scrapbook...
Dates: 1987-1938; Majority of material found within 1937-1938
Anne Martin Letter to Jay Carpenter
Abstract Anne Henrietta Martin (1875-1951) founded the Department of History at the University of Nevada, where she taught from 1897-1901. Jay Arnold Carpenter (1883-1965) served as professor and chairman of the Mackay School of Mines, a position he filled until his retirement in 1951. Collection contains letter with envelope sent to Jay Carpenter, director of the Mackay School of Mines, regarding the translation history of the book De Re Metallica by Herbert Clark...
Dates: 1945 February 4