Showing Collections: 1 - 5 of 5

Laurel W. Ames Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1344
Abstract

Laurel Ames is a long-time resident of South Lake Tahoe who has worked with various agencies dedicated to the use and conservation of Lake Tahoe including The League to Save Lake Tahoe, the California Water Quality Control Board, Sierra Club, and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. The collection contains materials created and collected by Ames while working with organizations in the Lake Tahoe basin whose primary goal was to protect Lake Tahoe from overdevelopment and urbanization.

Dates: 1971-2016

Sierra Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1260
Abstract The Sierra Club is a California based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. Organized about 1890 in San Francisco, the club issues a Bulletin and publishes books about nature; they also investigate and lobby to prevent damage to the wilderness. Divided into chapters and subgroups based on geography. Richard Sill served on the national board of directors and executive committee from 1967-1971, on the executive board of the Toiyabe Chapter (Nevada), and as...
Dates: 1899-1979

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-04
Abstract The Toiyabe Chapter is a regional chapter of the Sierra Club, a California-based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. The Toiyabe Chapter was organized in 1957 and originally included Nevada, California east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and north of San Bernardino and Kern Counties, and parts of the state of Utah. The collection contains records created or collected by the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club related to the environment, its use, and its...
Dates: 1924-2018

Marjorie Sill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

Richard Sill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-32
Abstract Richard Clements Sill (1922-1981) was an assistant professor in the Physics Department at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a longtime active member of the Sierra Club, including service on the Executive Board and co-founding the Toiyabe Chapter. The collection includes correspondence, Club records, research, photographs, slides, videos, and audio materials relating to Marjorie and Richard Sill's work dealing with environmental issues and organizations, primarily with the work of the...
Dates: 1933-1995

Filtered By

  • Names: Sierra Club X
  • Subject: Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Conservationists -- West (U.S.) 3
Environmental impact statements -- Nevada 3
Environmental protection -- Nevada 3
Environmental protection -- Research -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 3
Forest management -- Nevada 3
∨ more
Toiyabe trails 3
All terrain vehicles -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) 2
Business correspondence 2
Environmental protection -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Toiyabe National Forest (Nev. and Calif.) 2
Water use -- Nevada 2
Anti-environmentalism -- Nevada 1
Bodega Bay (Calif.) 1
Environmental impact statements -- West (U.S.) 1
Environmental monitoring -- Nevada 1
Excerpts 1
Grazing -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada 1
Hazardous wastes -- Nevada 1
Inyo National Forest (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Land use -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
MX (Weapons system) 1
MX (Weapons system) -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada 1
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 1
Minutes (Records) 1
Natural gas pipelines 1
Naval Air Station (Fallon, Nev.) 1
Newsletters 1
Outdoor recreation -- Nevada 1
Photographs 1
Public lands -- Nevada -- Management 1
Pyramid Lake (Nev.) 1
Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada 1
Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain 1
Regional planning -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Sage grouse -- Conservation -- Nevada 1
Sage grouse -- Habitat -- Nevada 1
Sagebrush Rebellion (Movement : Nev.) 1
Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Water -- Management 1
Water-supply -- Nevada 1
Wild burros -- Control -- Nevada 1
Wild horses -- Control -- Nevada 1
Wilderness areas -- Nevada -- Management 1
Wildlife conservation -- Nevada 1
∧ less
 
Names
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter 3
Sill, Marjorie Leite 2
Sill, Richard C. (Richard Clement), 1923-1981 2
Ames, Laurel W. 1
California Regional Water Quality Control Board--Lahontan Region 1