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Public Resource Associates Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to affect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid- 1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

A thousand miles of desert and mountains: a prospecting trip across Nevada and over the Sierras

 Collection
Identifier: 91-48
Abstract

Josephine C. Scott was married to miner and prospector, George R. Scott. She wrote about mining and construction in Nevada. Collection contains three volumes (of the original 4 volumes) depict the Scott's prospecting journey through southern Nevada, Death Valley, eastern California/western Nevada along the Walker River, and through Bridgeport over Sonora Pass. Created between March 14-September 9, 1914.

Dates: March 14-September 9, 1914

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada X
  • Subject: Walker River (Nev.) X

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