Colorado River Commission

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Robert A. Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC97
Abstract Robert A. Allen was born on May 16, 1886 in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his education there and also at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied electrical engineering and graduated in 1915. He served as an assistant state engineer under J.G. Scrugham and was subsequently appointed by Governor Scrugham to the post of state engineer, 1923-1927. Following a period of private engineering practice in Carson City, Allen served as federal public works administrator from 1933 until...
Dates: 1893-1960

Las Vegas, Nevada: Its Romance and History

 Collection
Identifier: NC356
Abstract

Delphine A. and Charles Pemberton Squires were residents of Las Vegas from 1905-1958. Charles was a member of the League of the Southwest and the Colorado River Commission. The collection contains a history of Las Vegas and southern Nevada by the Squires, from earliest times with emphasis on the period from 1905.

Dates: 1955

Alfred Merritt Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC100
Abstract Alfred Merritt Smith (1876-1968), received both his Bachelors and Masters in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno. He served as Nevada State Engineer from 1935-1952, was an administrative assistant to Senator George Malone (1952-1960), served on the Colorado River Commission, Atomic Power Utilization Committee (1952-1959), and served on various committees regarding water in Nevada and California. The majority of the papers are from his professional life and includes...
Dates: 1908-1961

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Water rights -- Nevada 2
California -- Surveys 1
Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) 1
Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History 1
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 1