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Title:  Field notebooks of the Wheeler Survey (NC319)
   
Abstract:  Astronomical, meteorological, and topographical observations made by the "Wheeler Survey." Most of the notebooks contain observations made in Nevada, but there are also notes for Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, and Utah.,Among the Nevada sites observed are American Flat, Austin, Battle Mountain, Camp Halleck, Carlin, Carson City, Como, Eastgate, Lake Tahoe, Pioche, Ragtown, Stillwater, Sutro, Wadsworth, Winnemucca, and many others. Included are two additional volumes of observations made by Wheeler in 1869 in southeastern Nevada.
Creator(s):  Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.).
Date(s):  1869-1878
Place(s):  American Flat (Nev.); Austin (Nev.); Battle Mountain (Nev.); Camp Halleck (Nev.); Carson City (Nev.); Como (Nev.); Eastgate (Nev.); Nevada--Surveys; Pioche (Nev.); Ragtown (Nev.); Stillwater (Nev.); Sutro (Nev.); Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.); Wadsworth (Nev.); West (U.S.)--Description and travel; Winnemucca (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Astronomy--Observations--Nevada | Meteorology--Nevada--Observations | Topographical surveying--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC319
Title:  James Edward Church Papers (NC96)
   
Abstract:  Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.
Creator(s):  Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959
Date(s):  1869-1964
Place(s):  Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Greenland--Discovery and exploration; Humboldt River (Nev.); Soda Springs (Calif.); Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject(s):  Hydrology--Argentina | Hydrology--Himalaya Mountains Region | Hydrology--Research | Meteorology--Observations | Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Climate | Snow surveys--California | Snow surveys--Nevada | Snow surveys--Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) | Snow--Measurement | ydrology--Himalaya Mountains Region
Collection Number:  NC96