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The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

 Collection
Identifier: NC1246/1
Draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada.,Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.

Dates

  • 1978

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

0.01 Cubic Feet (145 pages)

Abstract

Draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada.,Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.

Biographical Note

Nevada historian, expert on water issues.

Arrangement

Arranged into draft and final copies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Manuscripts on Orr Ditch case donated by John M. Townley, Reno, NV; 06/--/80.
Title
A Guide to The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944
Status
completed
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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