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Student Projects and Drawings from the Mackay School of Mines

Identifier: 93-01
Includes student reports of their summer work on the Lamoille [irrigation] Project south of Elko, Nevada; a technical report of Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam); and a research report on construction of large tunnels for the Great Northern Railway, Ft. Peck Dam, Mono Craters (California), Yuerba Buena, and Hoover Dam. Oversize materials are technical drawings of the Galena Creek Bridge, a warehouse at Lake Tahoe, portions of the town of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Diesal Parts, Inc. building (location unknown)


  • 1914-1972



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.


0.25 Cubic Feet (25 leaves)


Includes student reports and technical drawings from their summer work.

Administrative History

The Mackay School of Mines includes the College of Engineering for the University of Nevada, Reno.


Arranged chronologically.

Separated Materials

The following drawings were transferred to the University Archives:

-Map of Portion of U.N. Campus by Harry C. Day. 1916-1917.

-Topographic Map of the Region From East Side of University to West Side of City Water Works Lying North of 11th St. May 7, 1912.

-Proof copy for flyer for the 1st Annual Engineers Brawl (dance). Sept. 24, 1932.

-Drawings (2) Engineering Mines Building concrete lab new stairs. Aug. 6, 1964.

-Engineering Mines building fluids lab crane, Rm. 138. Aug. 20, 1964.

-Portion of Campus Adjacent to Engineering Building. Jan. 14, 1950.


A Guide to the Student Projects and Drawings from the Mackay School of Mines
Jacquelyn Sundstrand
June 2008
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Repository Details

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

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