Thomas J. Lynch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC610

Scope and Contents

Typescript memoirs of Lynch, intended for publication as Tonopah memories: mines, desert, rats & burros. Featured is a history of the Tonopah mining region and its inhabitants, including John C. Lynch; and the Desert Springs Ranch, Utah, located 50 miles east of Pioche, Nevada.

Dates

  • 1901-1942

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

Prominent mining businessman in Tonopah, Nevada in the early 1900s.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Typescript memoirs of Lynch, intended for publication as Tonopah memories: mines, desert, rats & burros. Featured is a history of the Tonopah mining region and its inhabitants, including John C. Lynch; and the Desert Springs Ranch, Utah, located 50 miles east of Pioche, Nevada.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by George Lynch via the University of Nevada Press in 1972.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1988-22
Title
A Guide to the Thomas J. Lynch Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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