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Assay books

 Collection
Identifier: NC139
Contains records of over 8,800 assays performed by the lab. Each includes sample number, name of property owner or requestor of assay, and analysis of material.

Dates

  • 1892-1919

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (9 volumes)

Abstract

Contains records of over 8,800 assays performed by the lab. Each includes sample number, name of property owner or requestor of assay, and analysis of material.

Administrative History

Officially established in 1895 by the Nevada State Legislature, who made the President of the University responsible for having ore, mineral, soil, or water samples from Nevada, submitted by Nevada citizens, analyzed. In 1915 the lab was made part of the Public Service Division of the University.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Assay reports from an unknown source.
Title
A Guide to the Assay books
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)