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Pyramid Lake Water Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1202
This collection contains printed material, correspondence, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings and court documents pertaining to the Pyramid Lake water controversy. The court documents are those of the United States vs. the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District case, 1974-1977.

Dates

  • 1969-1979

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

1.25 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

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.

Administrative History

Established in 1959 as a research and service arm of the Dept. of Political Science, the Bureau's name was changed in 1985 to the Alan Bible Center for Applied Research.

Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research. Pyramid Lake Water Controversy. Donated by Elmer Rusco.
Title
A Guide to the Records of the University of Nevada, Reno- Bureau of Governmental Research, Pyramid Lake Water Controversy
Status
completed
Author
staff.
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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