J. Claude Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 88-29
Collection 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.

Dates

  • 1914-1925

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

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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.

Biographical Note

J. Claude Jones was a professor of geology and mineralogy at the University of Nevada-Reno and a consultant to mining companies in Nevada and Eastern California.

Arrangement

Arranged in seven series: 1. Correspondence, 1914-1924 2. Copper Canyon Mining Company, 1917-1923 3. Hilltop Nevada Mining Company, 1914-1923 4. Travertine Company, 1925 5. Misc. reports, 1919-1922 6. Field notes 7. Personal, 1920-1925

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers transferred by Vincent Gianella via University Archives, accessioned as 88-29.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-54

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Papers of J. Claude Jones
Status
completed
Author
staff
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

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