Scrugham, James G. (James Graves)
- Existence: 1880 - 1945
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0004
Overview The Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station began with the Hatch Act in 1887, which provided an annual appropriation of $15,000 to each state to establish a nation-wide system of experiment stations to conduct agricultural research. A Board of Control of each Station was to decide the problems to be investigated under this grant. The collection are primarily on the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, 1901-1923, created during the tenure of Samuel B. Doten, Experiment Director, 1913-1946. ...
Abstract Joseph F. McDonald was an enthusiastic Democrat and counted many well-known state and national Democratic political figures among his friends. Included are letters to and from Nevada politicians, and from Harry S. Bunker, treasurer of Speidel Newspapers, Inc. In addition to letters there are occasionally newspaper clippings and election ephemeral (1937-1960).
Overview Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...
Public lands in Nevada, opportunities for successful homestead and desert land entries through irrigation pumping and dry farm reclamation
Identifier: AC 0233
Abstract Proposed publication prepared for the 1915 Nevada exposition on public lands, belonging to the federal government, in Nevada and which seem to present favorable opportunities for homestead or desertland entry. Manuscript submitted to the Nevada exposition commission by University of Nevada faculty members Charles A. Norcross, Director of Agricultural Extension; Charles S. Knight, Dean, College of Agriculture; and James G. Scrugham, Dean, College of Engineering. Includes copy of a section...
Abstract Correspondence to James Scrugham, owner, detailing gold yields from various pits at the mine; letter to Metals Exploration Company regarding Scrugham's lease at Round Mountain and providing details on the mines' geology; and a speech [by Scrugham?] about placer operations at Round Mountain. Also cancelled stock certificate issued to John E. Fryer, 1916.
Dates: 1916, 1924
Abstract Blank letterhead for the party lists J.G. (James) Scrugham as chairman and Lillie B. Clinedinst as secretary.