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Dawn Y. Lappin Papers

Identifier: NC1385
Overview Dawn Y. Lappin (1940-2019) was a wild horse activist working in Nevada and the American West during the 1970s-2010s. The collection include correspondence, reports, maps, audio-video, and other materials related to wild horse management, conservation, and activism. Also included are records from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and records from the Nevada Wild Horse Commission.
Dates: 1947-2014; Majority of material found within 1970-2014

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

Identifier: 87-04
Overview 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

Les Sweeney Papers

Identifier: NC1406
Scope and Contents The Les Sweeney Papers primarily contains materials from Sweeney's time at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding his work on wild horse and burro conservation after the passage of the Wild Horse Annie Act of 1959 (Public Law 86-234). This includes his work with Dawn Lappin and contracts on horse issues including the University of Minnesota wild horse fertility study that took place from 1985-1988. Some additional personal materials from his time at the University of Nevada, Reno are...
Dates: circa 1955-2021

Tonopah Resource Area unit resource analysis

Identifier: NC1118
Abstract Review of historic sites in the Tonopah, Nevada region, including a brief history of each site, photographs, and bibliography. The collection contains material from 1978 created by the United States Bureau of Land Management.
Dates: 1978

U. S. Bureau of Land Management. Cultural Resource Reports for Nevada

Identifier: 82-06
Scope and Contents Contains cultural resource reports for the state of Nevada. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Dates: xxxx

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

Identifier: 2013-10
Abstract The records of the Western Shoshone Defense Project were maintained by Carrie and Mary Dann, two traditional Western Shoshone ranchers living in northeastern Nevada. The Defense Project's mission was to affirm Western Shoshone jurisdiction over Western Shoshone ancestral homelands by protecting, preserving, and restoring Shoshone rights and lands for present and future generations based on cultural and spiritual traditions. It was established in 1991 by the Western Shoshone National Council to...
Dates: 1863-2011; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2011

James D. Yoakum Papers

Identifier: 2013-27
Overview Materials cover the life and professional career of Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist and pronghorn antelope expert James “Jim” D. Yoakum. This collection consists of approximately 44 cubic feet and materials date from 1949-2012, with bibliographic references from 1816 on. Included are photographs, negatives, correspondence, daily diaries, a variety of technical wildlife and range management reports, articles, and bibliographies, book drafts, records from the Wildlife Society, and...
Dates: 1816-2012; Majority of material found within 1949-2012

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