Carson Sink area, Nevada manuscript
Scope and Contents
Unpublished ms, informally known as the Schrader report, on the geology of the Carson Sink region of Nevada (Churchill and Pershing Counties), prepared from field work undertaken between 1911-1921. Includes a discussion on the geology of the general area and of specific districts and mines: Wonder, Fairview, Rawhide, and Gabbs Valley; maps and photographs of those areas and specific mines; microphotographs of thin sections of ore samples from various mines; and technical drawings of some mines. A bound copy of what may be a draft of the narrative report was placed with the collection in 2004. All items were transferred from DeLaMare Library, University of Nevada, Reno.
- Schrader, Frank C. (Frank Charles) (Person)
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.
Staff member (geologist) for the U.S. Geological Survey.
0.25 Cubic Feet (3 volumes and 36 maps in 4 folders)
Language of Materials
Unpublished manuscript, informally known as the Schrader report, on the geology of the Carson Sink region of Nevada (Churchill and Pershing Counties), prepared from field work undertaken between 1911-1921 by Frank C. Schrader.
Arranged in 4 parts: 1. Narrative report. 2. Maps and photographs. 3. Oversize maps. 4. Draft narrative report.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from DeLaMare Library, University of Nevada, Reno in 1985.
Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P2000-01
- Guide to the Carson Sink area, Nevada
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