The Henry Wieking Papers (1932-1935) contain personal recollections, daily journal pages, newspaper clippings, and a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) memorandum.
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The Henry Wieking Papers (1932-1935) consist of personal recollections of Wieking who was foreman at the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Concrete Testing Laboratory. The agency was charged with screening the gravel that was used to make the concrete for Hoover Dam. The papers also contain daily journal pages, newspaper clippings, and a BLM memorandum. Wieking writes about the lab established at the Las Vegas Fort in the early 1930s.
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Material remains in original order.
Henry Wieking Papers, 1932-1935. MS-00117. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Materials were donated in 1975 by Henry Weiking; accession number 75-317.
Collection was processed in 2017 by Joyce Moore.