John A. Fulton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 86-04

Scope and Contents

The John A. Fulton Papers include papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains photos; speeches on Fulton's family and the University of Nevada, Reno; articles on and correspondence with Clarence H. Mackay and his family; the Fulton family genealogy; and photos and clippings on Donner Pass, Lake Tahoe, and Malones, California.

Dates

  • 1878-1936

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Extent

0.771 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 microfilm reel)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by information type.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from University Archives in 1986.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-40.

Title
Guide to the John A. Fulton Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
May 2013
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

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