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An Unusual Summer in Nevada Mining Districts

Identifier: NC894

John D. Burgess was an engineering student at the Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains an account of Burgess' field trip in Nevada, working on geological problems and visiting various mines.

Dates: 1938

Gold Mines West: Adventures of Ray Halleck Manley in the Gold Mining Days of the Early 1900s

Identifier: 87-35

Catherine M. Manley was an Arizona author and the widow of Ray Halleck Manley. The collection contains an unpublished manuscript describing Ray Manley's travels in the southwestern United States and in Mexico.

Dates: 1987

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

Identifier: 91-48

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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