J. Claude Jones Papers
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.
- Jones, J. Claude, 1877-1932 (Creator, Person)
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.
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.
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
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.
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.
Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-54
- Battle Mountain Mining District (Nev.)
- Camels -- Nevada
- Copper Canyon Mining Company
- Copper mines and mining -- Nevada
- Genoa-Comstock Mining Company
- Geology -- Nevada
- Hilltop Nevada Mining Company
- Hy-Silver Mining Company
- Nevada Rand Mines Company
- Silver mines and mining -- Nevada
- Travertine Company
- A Guide to the Papers of J. Claude Jones
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