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Chilton Engineering and Surveying Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-44
Abstract

The Chilton Engineering and Surveying Papers contain aerial photographs, field notes, and maps belonging to Chilton Engineering and Surveying, an engineering company based and operating in Elko from the 1960s through the 2000s.

Dates: circa 1910-2005

Field notes on animals trapped

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Identifier: NC711
Abstract

Field notes on traps worked, animals trapped, and wild animals encountered. The collection contains material from 1917-1919 created by Melvern W. Jones.

Dates: 1917-1919

Willard Z. Park Field Notes

 Collection
Identifier: 96-05
Abstract Willard Zerbe Park was an anthropologist and professor. Included are Park's field notes from his study of shamanism and the social life and customs of the Northern Paiute Indians of Nevada, 1933-1940 that he created with the help of his wife, Susan; notes on the study of Kagaba Indians of Sierra de Santa Marta in Colombia, South America, 1937 and 1941; and correspondence regarding the UNRRA in Ethiopia. Also included are field notes of Susan B. Park on the Northern Paiute, 1934-1935; and a...
Dates: 1926-1955

Ann Ronald Papers

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Identifier: 2008-02
Abstract The Ann Ronald Papers contain materials that cover Ronald's tenure as a professor and administrator at the University of Nevada, Reno as well as her role as a leading scholar and author in the fields of nature writing and ecocriticism. A lifelong member of the Western Literature Association, many of Ronald's books, articles, and essays describe the places and landscapes of the American West, especially Nevada. Materials include book manuscript drafts, research notes, promotional items,...
Dates: 1839-2017; Majority of material found within 1970-2008

Edgar Siskin field notes

 Collection
Identifier: 90-68
Abstract

These field notes were collected by Siskin during his interviews with the Washo Tribe in California and Nevada, the bulk of which are from 1937-1940.

Dates: 1937-1940; 1974; 1981

Field notebooks of the Wheeler Survey

 Collection
Identifier: NC319
Abstract Astronomical, meteorological, and topographical observations made by the "Wheeler Survey." Most of the notebooks contain observations made in Nevada, but there are also notes for Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, and Utah.,Among the Nevada sites observed are American Flat, Austin, Battle Mountain, Camp Halleck, Carlin, Carson City, Como, Eastgate, Lake Tahoe, Pioche, Ragtown, Stillwater, Sutro, Wadsworth, Winnemucca, and many others. Included are two additional...
Dates: 1869-1878

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