Sierra Club


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Laurel W. Ames Papers

Identifier: NC1344

Laurel Ames is a long-time resident of South Lake Tahoe who has worked with various agencies dedicated to the use and conservation of Lake Tahoe including The League to Save Lake Tahoe, the California Water Quality Control Board, Sierra Club, and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. The collection contains materials created and collected by Ames while working with organizations in the Lake Tahoe basin whose primary goal was to protect Lake Tahoe from overdevelopment and urbanization.

Dates: 1971-2016

Oscar and Harriet Nelson Photograph Collection

Identifier: NC1336

Oscar Mathais Ferdinand Nelson (1901-1979) and Harriet Bennett Nelson were members of the Sierra Club. The couple participated in regular outings with the Sierra Club into the Sierra Nevada mountain range, as well as other California locations and documented their trips through photography. Collection contains 590 photographs, 415 negatives, and a travel diary documenting the Nelson's various outings with the Sierra Club from 1925-1934.

Dates: 1925-1934

Robert Martin Price Papers

Identifier: NC623

Class notebooks from Price's studies at the University of California and daily journals of 1895, 1897, and 1899. The 1897 journal contains a supply list, recipes, and account of a hiking/camping trek in Yosemite with his wife Jennie, where they placed Sierra Club registers on mountain peaks.

Dates: 1890-1899

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources Division Records

Identifier: AC 0366
Abstract The records in this collection were primarily created by John L. Artz, Extension Range Specialist in the Renewable Natural Resources Division, 1966-1985, and Associate Director of the Cooperative Extension Service, 1982-1984. Artz was closely involved with the public land grazing issues as a consultant, educator, and mediator. Much of the records relate to public land livestock grazing issues, 1970s-1980s, involving the Bureau of Land Management and Environmental Impact Statements, including...
Dates: 1935-1993

Sierra Club Records

Identifier: NC1260
Abstract The Sierra Club is a California based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. Organized about 1890 in San Francisco, the club issues a Bulletin and publishes books about nature; they also investigate and lobby to prevent damage to the wilderness. Divided into chapters and subgroups based on geography. Richard Sill served on the national board of directors and executive committee from 1967-1971, on the executive board of the Toiyabe Chapter (Nevada), and as...
Dates: 1899-1979

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

Identifier: 87-04
Abstract The Toiyabe Chapter is a regional chapter of the Sierra Club, a California-based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. The Toiyabe Chapter was organized in 1957 and originally included Nevada, California east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and north of San Bernardino and Kern Counties, and parts of the state of Utah. The collection contains records created or collected by the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club related to the environment, its use, and its...
Dates: 1924-2018

Marjorie Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

Richard Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-32
Abstract Richard Clements Sill (1922-1981) was an assistant professor in the Physics Department at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a longtime active member of the Sierra Club, including service on the Executive Board and co-founding the Toiyabe Chapter. The collection includes correspondence, Club records, research, photographs, slides, videos, and audio materials relating to Marjorie and Richard Sill's work dealing with environmental issues and organizations, primarily with the work of the...
Dates: 1933-1995

Richard Sill papers on Great Basin National Park

Identifier: 89-32

Correspondence, reports and clippings created by Sill, Nevada's U.S. Senator Walter Baring, or scientist Richard Noyes, related to the unsuccessful effort in the 1950s and 1960s to create the Great Basin National Park (later created in 1986).

Dates: 1954-1984

Lois Snedden Papers

Identifier: NC1410

Lois Snedden served on the steering committee for the Western Mining Action Network (WMAN). The collection contains materials created and collected during her work with WMAN.

Dates: 1977-2004

Additional filters:

Environmental impact statements -- Nevada 4
Environmental protection -- Nevada 4
Business correspondence 3
Conservationists -- West (U.S.) 3
Environmental protection -- Research -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 3
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Forest management -- Nevada 3
Photographs 3
Toiyabe trails 3
All terrain vehicles -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) 2
Environmental impact statements -- West (U.S.) 2
Environmental protection -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Grazing -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada 2
MX (Weapons system) -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada 2
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Description and travel 2
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Toiyabe National Forest (Nev. and Calif.) 2
Water use -- Nevada 2
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) 2
Anti-environmentalism -- Nevada 1
Bodega Bay (Calif.) 1
Diaries 1
Environmental monitoring -- Nevada 1
Excerpts 1
Formulas, recipes, etc. 1
Grazing -- Nevada 1
Grazing -- Research 1
Great Basin National Park (Nev.) 1
Hazardous wastes -- Nevada 1
Inyo National Forest (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Land use -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
MX (Weapons system) 1
Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects 1
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Natural gas pipelines 1
Natural resources -- Management 1
Naval Air Station (Fallon, Nev.) 1
Newsletters 1
Notebooks 1
Outdoor recreation -- Nevada 1
Public lands -- Nevada 1
Public lands -- Nevada -- Management 1
Pyramid Lake (Nev.) 1
Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada 1
Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain 1
Range management -- West (U.S.) 1
Rangelands 1
Reclamation of land -- Nevada 1
Regional planning -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Sage grouse -- Conservation -- Nevada 1
Sage grouse -- Habitat -- Nevada 1
Sagebrush Rebellion (Movement : Nev.) 1
Snake Range (White Pine County, Nev.) 1
Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Water -- Management 1
Water-supply -- Nevada 1
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel 1
Wheeler Peak (Nev.) 1
Wild burros -- Control -- Nevada 1
Wild horses -- Control -- Nevada 1
Wild horses -- Nevada 1
Wilderness areas -- Nevada -- Management 1
Wildlife conservation -- Nevada 1
Women -- West (U.S.) 1
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