Prescott P. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 84-10

Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of research notes and reports on the effect of salinity from highway deicing on the forest community of the Lake Tahoe Basin, and memos and inspection reports to the Highway Department on the condition of freeway landscaping in Nevada.

Dates

  • 1964-1975

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

Landscape architect for the Nevada Department of Transportation.

Extent

0.75 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Consists primarily of research notes and reports on the effect of salinity from highway deicing on the forest community of the Lake Tahoe Basin, and memos and inspection reports to the Highway Department on the condition of freeway landscaping in Nevada. Created by Prescott P. Wilson from 1964-1975.

Arrangement

Arranged into two series: I. Lake Tahoe Basin studies. II. Nevada Department of Transportation landscaping.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Walt Wilson in August 1984.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1989-27
Title
Guide to the Prescott P. Wilson Papers
Status
Completed
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:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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