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Verner Jones papers, circa 1890-circa 1960
- Jones, Verner, 1905-1977.
- Verner Jones papers
- circa 1890-circa 1960 (inclusive)18901969
- .90 cubic feet (2 boxes) + 1 map tube.
- Collection Number
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.
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Finding aid available in repository.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Verner Everett Jones (1905-1977), an economic geologist, spent the early years of his career doing surface and underground mapping with the Utah Apex Mining Company, Boston-Montana Mines Company, and affiliates of Standard Oil of New Jersey. After earning his Ph. D. from Cornell University in 1933, he was employed by various oil companies in the United States, Argentina, Spain, Venezuela, and Libya until his retirement in 1969.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Collection is chiefly materials from his early career (1929-1934) including maps, some hand-drawn by Jones, of mining properties in Montana, Utah, and Idaho, and of natural gas fields in New York and north central Pennsylvania; geologic notes; correspondence; reports; manuscripts; photographs; reprints; and miscellaneous other materials.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Geology, Economic.
- Mines and mineral resources -- Idaho.
- Mines and mineral resources -- Montana.
- Mines and mineral resources -- Utah.
- Natural gas -- Pennsylvania.
- Boston-Montana Mines Company.
- Utah Apex Mining Company.
Form or Genre Terms
- Technical reports.