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To the Committee on Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain

 Collection
Identifier: 89-11
Report recommending that the President of the U.S. and the Secretary of the Interior be given authority to negotiate turning over to appropriate states all unappropriated, unreserved land in fee simple. Includes sections on reclamation, flood control, refinancing irrigation districts, federal aid for roads, control of water, reorganization of federal bureaus and departments, compacts, state sovereignty, overgrazing of range lands, the Forest Service and range control, private ownership of lands, watershed protections, and the Nevada Stockwater Law.

Dates

  • 1930

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

0.4 Linear Feet (14 leaves)

Abstract

Report recommending that the President of the U.S. and the Secretary of the Interior be given authority to negotiate turning over to appropriate states all unappropriated, unreserved land in fee simple.

Biographical Note

Nevada State Engineer, 1927-1935 and U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1947-1953.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Report. 89-11
Title
Guide to the To the Committee on Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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