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Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 88-23
Abstract

Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.

Dates: 1925-1944

Carrie Smith Forestry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1379
Scope and Contents The Carrie Smith Forestry Collection consists of materials that Carrie Smith collected while working for the Truckee Ranger District. This collection contains materials related to the US Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, Truckee, Donner, and Tahoe. The majority of the materials in this collection pertain to the protection and management of forest resources in Truckee and the Tahoe National Forest. This collection also reflects Smith’s interest in archaeology and cultural resource...
Dates: 1840-2009

Leland Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-11
Abstract

Leland Seymour Smith (1878-1975) was an expert botanist who worked for the USDA Forest Service in the early 1900s. The collection primarily contains publications regarding forestry; botany; range, livestock, and wildlife management; snow and winter recreation; and water and irrigation. The collection also includes subject files and a photograph album of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Dates: 1895-1965

William D. Rowley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-43
Abstract

University of Nevada, Reno Professor Emeritus in History (1967-2016), William D. Rowley specialized in history of the American West, especially Nevada, Reclamation, and Water history. Collection contains materials related to some of his publications, expert witness materials and background research for Colorado Water Division District Court case, and other materials and research on grazing and ranch lands, the Newlands Project, and forestry history.

Dates: late 1880s-2015

Ivan Sack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC898
Abstract

Ivan Sack (1908-1985) was a forester and lecturer for the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection contains, predominantly, United States Forest Service material including daily diaries, manuscripts, reports and printed material.

Dates: 1934-1979

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

Wild horse and Burro Reports and Manual

 Collection
Identifier: 95-77
Abstract

Included are a copy of the U.S. Forest Service manual on wild, free-roaming horses and burros; a monthly report of the Wild Horse and Burro Program, May, 1979; and a liaison report from the Committee on Wild and Free Roaming Horses and Burros to the Board of Agriculture and Renewable Resources (BARR) of the National Research Council.

Dates: 1979

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