Agriculture and Natural Resources
Found in 729 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains typewritten reports on surveys relating to land use planning, erosion, surveys, and irrigation in the West United States. Many of these reports include maps of the areas under discussion. These materials were compiled by John A. Widtsoe in 1925.
Photocopies of a printed map and a handwritten and signed letter (7 pages). The map also displays an "Outline of the Delamar Mining District" of Nevada which is a brief history of mining in the area. Wilkinson's letter is not dated but was addressed to John M. Townley of Las Vegas, Nevada. Wilkinson writes about the Jumbo Claim of the Delamar Mining Company located south of Pioche, Nevada. He tells about the use of cyanide and mercury in processing ore.
Materials include family letters, photographs, and ephemera dealing with family matters, business, and mining activities in Utah and Nevada. Dated 1909-1912.
This collection consists of photocopies of the original holograph account book. Woolsey recorded his costs in repairing shoes and boots. He also mentioned such farm matters as the birth of animals. He probably lived in Kanab, Utah.
This series is comprised of Granville Stuart's biography (1921) and his journals and reminiscences from his life in Montana, entitled Forty Years on the Frontier as seen in the Journals and Reminiscences of Granville Stuart: Gold-Miner, Trader, Merchant, Rancher, and Politician, published in 1925. Also included is one publication owned by Stuart, The Overland Stage to California, published in 1901.