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Prospector, geologist, public resource advocate : oral history transcript : Carlin Mine discovery, 1961 : Nevada gold rush, 1970s / 2000.
BANC MSS 2002/35 p; Phonotape 3191 C:1-12
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Title:

Prospector, geologist, public resource advocate : oral history transcript: Carlin Mine discovery, 1961 : Nevada gold rush, 1970s / 2000
Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Livermore, John Sealy, 1918-2013, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Swent, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Herz), interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Fuerstenau, Maurice C., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Livermore family in California from 1850, Montesol Ranch, Redington Oat Hill quicksilver mines; education: Miss Paul's School, San Francisco, Thacher School, Ojai, CA, Stanford and early training in Alaska; WWII experiences: USGS Strategic Minerals Program, Navy Civil Engineering Corps; geologist, 1946-52: El Paso Mines, CO, Humphreys Gold Corp., FL, Standard mine, NV; Newmont Mining Co. 1952-70: Resurrection, Iowa Gulch mines, CO; Cuajone, Peru; exploration in Turkey, Iran, Chile, Ireland, Spain; Ambrosia Lake, NM; Zellidja, Morocco; Algeria; Eureka, NV; Similkameen, BC; Carlin, NV, discovery, 1961; partner, Cordex Syndicate, from 1970: Pinson Preble, Dee, Florida Canyon mines, NV; exploration, Colombia, Honduras, China; public service activities in Nevada: mining law mediation, Walker Lake conservation, Mackay School of Mines; developing water resources at Montesol Ranch; Corona mine, CA, reclamation; visit to Cuba, 1999-2000.

Date:

2000 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-nv
Livermore, John Sealy -- 1918-2013 -- Interviews
Cordex Syndicate.
Geologists -- United States -- Interviews
Gold mines and mining -- Nevada
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)
Carlin Mine (Nev.)

Note:

John Sealy Livermore. Interviews conducted by Eleanor Swent in 1992, 1997, and 2000 and by Maurice Fuerstenau in 1997. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of the Western mining in the twentieth century oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3191 C:1-12.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
remote
1 volume (xxiii, 241 pages) : portraits ; 29 cm
12 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z0v7g
BANC MSS 2002/35 p
Phonotape 3191 C:1-12

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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