Report to Hon. S. Mowry of a reconnaissance along the proposed boundary line of the state of California

 Collection
Identifier: NC1209

Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of a report which detailed conditions under which survey was made and Owens' observations on geology and topography of the region.

Dates

  • April 15, 1861

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

Owen was a surveyor hired by the U.S. and California Boundary Commission to survey the southern California and Nevada border.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (11 pages)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Joseph Richardson Nimmo Owen was a surveyor hired by the U.S. and California Boundary Commission to survey the southern California and Nevada border. Collection contains typescript copy of a report which detailed conditions under which survey was made, and Owens' observations on geology and topography of the region April 15, 1861.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Report donated by the California State Div. of Lands, Sacramento, CA; 03/26/78.
Title
A Guide to the Report to Hon. S. Mowry of a reconnoisance along the proposed boundary line of the state of California
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

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