Skip to main content

Carson Sink area, Nevada manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 85-18
Unpublished ms, informally known as the Schrader report, on the geology of the Carson Sink region of Nevada (Churchill and Pershing Counties), prepared from field work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.

Dates

  • 1911-1921

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.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (3 volumes and 36 maps in 4 folders)

Abstract

Unpublished manuscript, informally known as the Schrader report, on the geology of the Carson Sink region of Nevada (Churchill and Pershing Counties), prepared from field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.

Biographical Note

Staff member (geologist) for the U.S. Geological Survey.

Arrangement

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.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P2000-01
Title
A Guide to the Carson Sink area, Nevada
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)