Vancouver, etc. 1933-1940. Group of materials discussing the promise (or lack thereof) of various gold mining properties. McLaughlin was a prominent geologist who held directorships in many mining companies and went on to become a Dean at the University of California. The lot includes: A 16-page carbon copy of a typed report on the Bralorne Mines, Limited (1933); several telegrams from the same period about Bralorne; a 38-page carbon copy of a typed report on Bralorne by McLaughlin (1933); a three-page prospectus of Bralorne by W.W. Burch (1934); carbon copies of two typed letters from Arthur Notman to Sumner Pike on Bralorne; a series of assays taken from the Jewel property on Gun Creek, sent from Austin C. Taylor to McLaughlin (1934); carbons of correspondence from Taylor to McLaughlin about a property in Oregon (1935), and a typed letter signed by Taylor to Mcaughlin that originally accompanied photos from Bralorne, dated 1940, a year before McLaughlin became Dean of the College of Mining at UC Berkeley.