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Bliss Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: 96-53
Abstract Records of the Bliss family businesses which centered around Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, include those of the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company, Lake Tahoe Transportation Company, Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, Sierra Realty Company, Truckee Lumber Company, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Water Works, and Glenbrook Improvement Company. Topics include the lumber industry; Lake Tahoe development; Lake Tahoe tourism industry; Tahoe Tavern at Tahoe City; railroads...
Dates: 1869-1949

William W. Bliss Manuscript Maps and Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: 97-24
Abstract The Bliss family, of whom William W. Bliss is the successor, developed lumber, tourism, and transportation businesses at Lake Tahoe, especially at Tahoe City, California, and Glenbrook, Nevada, between the late 1860s and the mid 1900s. Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the...
Dates: 1861-1955

Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC72
Abstract

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

Letter from W. C. Noteware

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-27
Abstract

Warren C. Noteware (1861-1924) worked as a telegraph operator in Glenbrook, Nevada. The collection contains one letter written by Warren C. Noteware to Mrs. C. N. Noteware from Glenbrook, Nevada describing various aspects of life, people, and businesses at Lake Tahoe including D. L. Bliss and "Lucky Baldwin".

Dates: 1881 June 21

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Bliss, Duane L. 3
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Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 2
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