Jones, J. Claude
- Existence: 1877 - 1932
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Panama-Pacific International Exposition was an exhibition held in San Francisco to commemorate the completion of the Panama Canal. Certificate which accompanied a gold medal awarded to J. Claude Jones as collaborator in the exhibit made by the state of Nevada in the Department of Mines and Metallurgy (1915).
Dates: circa 1915
Abstract 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.
Identifier: AC 0073
Abstract Sigma Gamma Epsilon, an honorary mining engineering fraternity, was founded at the University of Kansas in 1914, and the University of Nevada Pi Chapter was founded December 19, 1924, after being originally established in 1923 as Kappa Zeta. J. Claude Jones, professor in the Mackay School of Mines, was active in both the local and national fraternity, serving as grand vice-president of the western province. He served in this capacity until his death in 1932. Collection contains local chapter...
Transcript of evidence before a joint committee of the Senate and Assembly of the Nevada Legislature to investigate matters in relation to the University of Nevada
Identifier: AC 0122
Abstract In 1919, two Nevada regents, George F. Talbot and Walter E. Pratt, tried to persuade the Board of Regents to dismiss university president Walter E. Clark by presenting a resolution listing charges against him. These included condoning drunkenness and poor student discipline, misusing his entertainment fund, and other improprieties. Transcript of evidence taken before a joint committee of the Assembly and Senate, investigating matters in relation to the University of Nevada, Feb. 25-March 7,...