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Spurr (Josiah Edward) papers
Coll #: MS-00078
Date: 1913-1967 (bulk 1913-1915)
Extent: 1 folder (shared box), 0.1 cubic feet, 0.1 linear feet
Collection consists of an original manuscript, "Geology and Ore-Deposition at Tonopah, Nevada" by Josiah Edward Spurr (1870-1950) with hand-drawn diagrams, and letters discussing the donation of the manuscript. The manuscript, which was published in the journal Economic Geology in 1915, is a geological description of the Tonopah mining area; the Tonopah Mining Company is mentioned frequently. It is undated, but the publication date suggests it was written approximately 1913-1915.
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