Nevada -- Description and travel
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
John Gustafson was graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1938 and was a long-time resident of Alaska. The collection contains Gustafson's reminiscences and describe growing up in Minnesota, attending the University of Nevada, working as a range examiner for the U.S. Grazing Service in Nevada, homesteading and soil conservation in Alaska, and raising a family.
These letters/journal written by the Smith brothers (Edmund, Cassius, and Joel) to their brother and sister describe their preparations for and experiences of their trip to California via Nevada. Material between May 12-December 22, 1850.
Vincent Paul Gianella (1886-1983) was a professor in the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1915-1925 and again from 1935-1952. The collection contains correspondence, field notes, subject files, geologic reports, printed materials, maps, photographs related to Gianella's research in Nevada geology and earthquakes, his work at the Mackay School of Mines, and to routes of John C. Fremont and other early explorers of Nevada.
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 The collection contains an unpublished manuscript describing Ray Manley's travels in the southwestern United States and in Mexico.
Principally detailed letters from brothers Oscar and Alonzo Jewett to their family in Saginaw, Michigan, in which they discuss their life and mining ventures in Virginia City, Nevada, and Oscar's military activities. Also included are letters from their parents and sister in Michigan reporting news of the family and Saginaw. Material between 1861-1867.
Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada. The collection contains material from June 21-September 18, 1849 created by Henry R. Mann.