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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

J. E. McCormick Collection (zinc mining and geology).

Identifier: MSC 0420
Scope and Contents

J. E. McCormick Collection (zinc mining and geology); Kingsport and Mascot formations, Clovis Ordovician, East Tennessee, The Mine La Motte Lead Deposit, Madison County, Mo.

Dates: 1961-1988

Jacob Peck’s Notes.

Identifier: MSC 0266
Scope and Contents One bound volume of notes, maps, essays, and articles by Judge Jacob Peck (1779-1869, of Jefferson County, Tenn.). Ca. 1830s-1860s. Subjects include: geology; strata; earthquakes in the United States; mines (precious metals); extracts from Troost’s survey; Peck’s land grants (some with Birdseye); two letters (G. Troost, Nashville, 1840 and A.H.M. ___, Washington College, 185_); the Cumberland Mountains; Blount, Cocke, Davidson, Greene, Jefferson, Sevier, and Washington Counties, (Tenn.) A...
Dates: 1830-1860

John Casper Branner Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0126
Scope and Contents The collection consists of geology publications of John Casper Branner (1850-1922) and some research by Leo J. Zuber who wrote a biographical sketch of Branner. Branner was born in New Market, Tenn., in 1850. He attended Maryville College for one year and other institutions but graduated from Cornell University in 1882. Branner had an eminent career as a geologist, having served as the State Geologist of Arkansas from 1887-1893, a founding academic of Stanford University in 1892, and later...
Dates: 1890-1941