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Newlands Project (U.S.)

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0191
Abstract Correspondence files, 1932-1935, maintained by George Hardman, on various projects, including drought relief, erosion, irrigation and water supply with other state and federal agencies. Included is a copy of a presentation by William Peterson at the Stockmen's Convention, Ursine, Nevada, 1932, on the Taylor Grazing Act. A second series of records, 1939-1942, were maintained by Howard G. Mason, agricultural planning specialist, concerning the Nevada State Land Use Planning Committee and...

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0239
Abstract This collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection is Experiment Station material. Included are annual reports, 1925-1949, and discontinued projects, 1953 - 1966. These records document the progress and results of various projects, the results of the research, and publication.

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0277
Abstract Collection primarily consists of farm account data on specific Nevada farms and ranches, identifying names and location of farm owner, and contain crop histories, information on operations before and after planting and harvest, irrigation data, livestock reports, cash statements, pasturage reports, and information on farm produce used in the home. Also included are records on the Newlands Project and the Walker River Irrigation District.

Robert A. Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC97
Abstract Collection contains handwritten notes, notebooks, legal documents, printed material, and 284 maps relating to water issues in Nevada and the West. There are no personal papers.

John W. Freeman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC538
Abstract Includes lists of ditches in the Newlands Project area and their history, correspondence regarding irrigation of Freeman's ranch, location notices of ditches in Churchill County, copies of water claims in Churchill County, and a history of the Newlands Project.

Irrigation development in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 91-03
Abstract Transcript of a speech by an unknown Nevada author analysing the history of water allocation in California and Nevada, the Reclamation Act of 1902 and changes it would make in Nevada state government, and possibilities available through Nevada's Newlands Project.

Arguments of Lake Tahoe Protective Association against the six feet of storage-capacity asked for by the U. S. Reclamation Service on Lake Tahoe

 Collection
Identifier: NC1169
Abstract Statement, comments and letters by William S. Bliss and Edwin Duryea, Jr., consulting engineer for the Association. The Association was seeking to prevent the Reclamation Service from adding additional storage capacity to the dam at Lake Tahoe; the increase in capacity was to benefit the Newlands Reclamation Project near Fallon, Nevada.

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...

The Pyramid Lake controversy

 Collection
Identifier: NC1132
Abstract Student paper submitted to Oberlin College on water rights and use of Pyramid Lake and Truckee River water by farmers in the Newlands Project area near Fallon, Nevada, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

Pyramid Lake Water Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1202
Abstract Includes legal briefs in the case of the U.S. and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District; correspondence, reports and notes on the California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe, much of which was authored by Robert Leland; material on the Newlands Project; legal briefs in the case of the U.S. vs the Alpine Land and Reservoir Company; minutes of the Pyramid Lake Task Force; and materials related to deeding water rights to the tribe.