J. Claude Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 88-29

Scope and Contents

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.

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.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

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.

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
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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