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Mackay School of Mines

Date of photo: 1930
Photographer: Charles C. Pierce

Source: USC Digital Archive

Tags: johnmackay, mackayschoolofmines, reno, universityofnevadareno,


The Mackay School of Mines on the UNR campus was built in 1908, named for John Mackay, one of the silver barons of Virginia City, and paid for by his heirs. In front of the building is a statue of John Mackay, sculpted by Gutzon Borglum, who later went on to carve Mount Rushmore.


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Date Uploaded: January 11, 2009

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/chs20376

Source: USC Digital Archive

Source URL: http://digarc.usc.edu/search/controller/view/chs-m20813.html

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