Shamberger, Hugh A.
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Abstract Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.
Abstract Includes Shamberger's and other Nevada testimony on the Colorado River drainage area in Nevada and the Muddy and Virgin river drainage.,Also contains a partial outline of Rifkin's final report on allocation of Colorado River water to Nevada, California, and Arizona.
Overview Hugh Shamberger was the first director of the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and a Nevada mining camp history enthusiast. Lorena E. Meadows was the author of a book on her family's history in Nevada. Collection contains a letter and envelope from Meadows to Shamberger from August 30, 1979 regarding Meadow's research, her short story on Weepah, Nevada, and her discovery of two photos from Goldfield, Nevada.
Overview Hugh A. Shamberger (1990-1992) was an engineer for the State of Nevada from 1929 until his retirement from the Desert Research Institute in 1967. He wrote a series of book on mining history of Nevada. Collection contains research, notes, and photographs created and gathered by Hugh Shamberger for the publication of his book series called Historic Mining Camps of Nevada.