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Total manuscripts: 7

Donovan (David) Hydrology and Geology Collection
Coll #: MS-00813
Date: 1911-2011 (bulk 1954-2000)
Extent: 63 boxes (40.4 cubic feet, 33.79 linear feet)
The David Donovan Collection on Hydrology and Geology (1911-2011) is comprised of the research collected by former Las Vegas Valley Water District employee, David Donovan, about groundwater, hydrology, minerals, and geology in Nevada, as well as the surrounding areas of California, Arizona, and Utah. Included are reports, professional papers, maps, and books.
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Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Records
Coll #: MS-00112
Date: 1974 April
Extent: 2 folders in a shared box (0.02 cubic feet, 0.02 linear feet)
The Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section Records contain materials from the annual April meeting in 1974 and a paper about lateral faulting in Southern Nevada written by Chester R. Longwell.
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Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company Records
Coll #: MS-00744
Date: 1904-1930
Extent: 5.4 Linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 flat file)
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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Longwell (Chester R.) Professional Papers
Coll #: MS-00017
Date: 1886-1974 (bulk 1920-1960)
Extent: 32 boxes and 25 flat files (27.19 cubic feet, 67.81 linear feet)
The Chester R. Longwell Professional Papers (1886-1974) document Longwell's professional career as a geologist and his pioneering field work in Clark County, Nevada. Included are Longwell's field notes; manuscripts, articles and speeches related to geology; personal and business correspondence; professional publications; subject and name files; specimen tags; photographic prints, negatives, and slides; and geological and topographical maps, primarily of Nevada, California, Arizona, and Utah.
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Murphy, Franklin M. Geological Papers
Coll #: MS-00202
Date: 1919-1956
Extent: 11 boxes and 1 flat file (6.3 cubic feet, 7.63 linear feet)
The Franklin M. Murphy Geological Papers (1919-1956) contain surveys, lectures, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, bulletins, maps, and dam site investigations from six different states in the American west. Also included are mining projects, photographs, scrapbooks, albums, school papers, and Murphy's thesis.
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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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Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office Collection
Coll #: MS-00091
Date: 1958-2001 (bulk 1970-1996)
Extent: 109 boxes, 2 flat files, 1 oversized box (140.17 cubic feet, 121.33 linear feet)
The Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office collection (1958-2001) was assembled through a joint effort between the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the James R. Dickinson Library, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) 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. The collection includes documents from several other government entities such as the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office, Department of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM), Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations (NNWSI), United States Geological Survey (USGS), Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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