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Camp Chonokis Records

Identifier: 90-86
Abstract Chonokis was a girls' camp at Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, California from 1927-1952. The camp was owned by Mabel Winter Whitney and co-managed by Gladys G. Gorman. Records include correspondence, subject files, camp brochures, enrollment forms, financial records, daily schedules, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings, photographs, 16 mm home movie film, log books of poetry and prose, and Whitney's personal files of letters, school records, and Barley Food Products (Morgantown,...
Dates: 1908-1982; Majority of material found within 1921-1980

Carnelian Bay Water Company Records

Identifier: 86-01

The Carnelian Bay Water Company was a public utility company located in Placer County, California at Lake Tahoe. The purpose of the comapny was to supply and distribute water in the Lake Tahoe area. The collection includes articles of incorporation, minutes of meetings, financial accounts, correspondence, stock ledger, and membership lists collected between 1929-1978.

Dates: 1929-1978

Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company Records

Identifier: NC72

The Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company was organized in 1873 with Duane L. Bliss as president and general manger and H. M. Yerington, D. O. Mills and J. A. Rigby as stockholders. It was probably the largest and most extensive lumber operation serving the mines of the Comstock. Collection includes correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, lumber statistics and maps from 1858-1946.

Dates: 1858-1946

James Edward Church Papers

Identifier: NC96

James Edward Church, Jr. (1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.

Dates: 1869-1964

Cooke Family Papers

Identifier: 2013-20
Abstract Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyer in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada,...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

Duane L. Bliss, Jr. Papers

Identifier: 2015-20
Abstract Duane Leroy Bliss, Jr. (1874-1938) was born in Carson City, Nevada, the son of prominent Lake Tahoe developer Duane L. Bliss. Materials consist of documents that pertain to companies with which Bliss was involved (Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, the Spanish Peak Lumber Company, Dunham, Carrigan, & Hayden Company, the California Pacific Trading Corporation, and the Post Street Investment Company). Also included are various personal receipts, loans given to individuals, and...
Dates: 1909-1938

El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, Lake Tahoe Division Records

Identifier: 90-65
Abstract The Lake Tahoe Division of the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce was organized June 14, 1938 by a group of south Lake Tahoe businessmen and women as a branch of the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce with the purpose of advancing the commercial and industrial interests of the county and to work for the betterment of the communities in the area. The collection includes administrative materials (minutes, bylaws, financial information, etc.) correspondence, materials and photographs...
Dates: 1938-1942

Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

Identifier: 2001-01
Abstract Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

John A. Fulton Papers

Identifier: 86-04

John A. Fulton was a mining engineer and director of the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes papers and speeches presented by Fulton, chiefly on mining in Nevada and Grass Valley, California; correspondence on mining matters; and microfilm of a scrapbook.

Dates: 1878-1936

Joseph F. McDonald Papers

Identifier: NC429

Joseph F. McDonald (1891-1971) was a Nevada newspaperman, editor and publisher of the Nevada State Journal, 1939-1956; president of Reno Newspapers Incorporated; and president of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association. The collection contains personal papers, 1911-1970; material related to Reno newspapers, 1928-1963; and records and related material of the Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association, 1957-1968.

Dates: 1870-1980

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