William Wallace White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC455

Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Truckee River Pure Water Fund (1904); reports on Truckee River pollution (1918), the Reno-Sparks sewer system (1927), and water supplies for Nevada [highways and railroads] (1927); and correspondence to and from White regarding the latter report and water purification.

Dates

  • 1904-1927

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.

Biographical Note

Sanitary Engineer for the Nevada Division of Public Health Engineering and Director of the Nevada State Department of Health and Welfare.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Minutes of the Truckee River Pure Water Fund (1904); reports on Truckee River pollution (1918), the Reno-Sparks sewer system (1927), and water supplies for Nevada [highways and railroads] (1927); and correspondence to and from White regarding the latter report and water purification.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers donated by William Wallace White in 1968, accessioned as NC455. Reno, NV.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers donated by William Wallace White in 1968.
Title
A Guide to the William Wallace White Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)