Administrative manuals for Basic Magnesium Inc.

 Collection
Identifier: NC840
Includes a foreman's manual, review of BMI activities in magnesium development (with photos), and details of the electrical system.

Dates

  • 1943-1944

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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

1 Cubic Feet (3 volumes in 1 box)

Abstract

Includes a foreman's manual, review of BMI activities in magnesium development (with photos), and details of the electrical system.

Administrative History

A subsidiary of Basic Refractories, the Basic Magnesium, Inc. (BMI) plant was built in 1941 at Henderson, Nevada, to furnish this strategic metal for wartime U.S. defense needs; the plant was closed in 1944 because of large stockpiles.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Manuals, Unknown, Donation. NC840

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-29
Title
A Guide to the Administrative manuals for Basic Magnesium Inc.
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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