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Total manuscripts: 7

Chester Longwell Papers
Coll #: MS-00017
Date: 1919 - 1974
Extent: 9.6 linear feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Location: MS 1.5.3 - 1.5.5, MS Map Case 11:N
The Chester Longwell Papers document his professional career as a geologist and his pioneering field work in Clark County, Nevada. Includes Longwell's field notes, manuscripts, articles and speeches related to geology (mostly of Clark County), personal and business correspondence, publications of Longwell's and colleagues. The collection also contains subject files, name files, and rock specimen tags.
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David Donovan Hydrology and Geology Collection
Coll #: MS-00813
Date: 1912, 1954-2012
Extent: 36 boxes (39.00 Linear Feet, 46.21 Cubic Feet)
Location: BIS-01.11.1-5
Collection is comprised of research and technical reports from 1912 and the 1950s to 2012 collected by former Las Vegas Valley Water District employee, David Donovan. The collection includes information about groundwater, hydrology, minerals, and geology in Nevada, specifically the Las Vegas Valley region, as well as surrounding areas such as California, Arizona, and Utah.
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Geological Society of America
Coll #: 1029-2
Date: 1972-1974
Extent: 3 folders
Location: 1:1:2
Collection consists of correspondence between members of the Geological Society of America regarding plans for their annual conference in Las Vegas. Includes numerous letters from Chester Longwell. Also includes planning documents such as lists of speakers, preliminary program schedule, etc.

Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company Records
Coll #: MS-00744
Date: 1904-1930
Extent: 5.4 Linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 flat file)
Location: A 1.7.1, BIS 1.3.5, MS Map Case 11:O
The Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company Records (1904-1930) consist of correspondence, invoices, receipts with voucher checks, mining leases, insurance policies, payroll accounts, published notices and articles. Also included is a monthly Goldfield Consolidated Mines reports ledger from February 1914 to October 1916 for mines located in the south central Nevada area.
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Murphy, Franklin M.
Coll #: MS-00202
Date: 1922 -1958
Extent: 6 storage boxes
Location: MS 2.5.1 - MS 2.5.3
Frank M. Murphy was a geologist active in Nevada. His collection contains numerous publications, articles, maps, and reports pertaining to geology and mining in Nevada. The collection also includes business and personal correspondence, resumes, and letters of application.

Spur, J. F.
Coll #: MS-00078
Date: ca. 1902-1913
Extent: 1folder
Location: 1:1:1
Collection consists of manuscript "Geology and Ore-Deposition at Tonopah, Nevada" by J.E. Spurr with hand-drawn diagrams. This manuscript is a geological description of the Tonopah mining area, and the Tonopah Mining Company is mentioned frequently. It is undated, but dates could be ca. 1902-1913.

Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office Collection
Coll #: MS-00091
Date: 1958-2001
Extent: 106 linear feet (109 boxes and 2 oversized folders)
Location: LASR
The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office collection was assembled through a joint effort between the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the James R. Dickinson Library, University of Nevada, Las Vegas to provide public access to documentation and correspondence about the proposed high-level radioactive waste geologic repository site near Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Materials include technical reports, contractor reports, public hearing transcripts, safety evaluation reports, environmental impact statements, emergency plans, inspection reports, licensee event reports, and general communications, dating from 1958 to 2001.
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