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Laurel W. Ames Papers

Identifier: NC1344

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

Bliss Family Records

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

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

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

Lake Tahoe Area Council Records

Identifier: NC1200
Abstract The Lake Tahoe Area Council (LTAC) was a private, non-profit, non-political organization established in 1958 to seek cooperation between private land owners at Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, and government agencies in solving Tahoe Basin problems of planning, land use, park and recreational development, pollution control, and soil convervation. The LTAC disbanded in 1975 due to lack of funds. The collection includes LTAC background and historical information, bylaws, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1950-1980

Walter E. MacKenzie Papers

Identifier: NC1060
Abstract Walter Edward MacKenzie (1929-2018) was active in marketing and advertising for various companies in the Reno, Nevada and Lake Tahoe regions. The collection consists of records of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and related agencies and advisory bodies, including minutes, agendas, correspondence, reports, studies, ordinances, subject files, and printed material concerning Lake Tahoe. Other records include those from his time with the Sierra Pacific Power Company, the State of...
Dates: 1898-2018

Dwight A. Nelson Scrapbooks

Identifier: NC679

Dwight A. Nelson was the chief juvenile probation officer for Washoe County, Nevada. The collection contains scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about juvenile crime in the Reno-Sparks, Nevada area, 1949-1969 and maps and plans of the Mt. Rose Property Owner's Association, Ravazza Ranch Unit no. 3 (Reno, Nevada), and Stillwater Cove condominiums (Lake Tahoe), 1977-1978.

Dates: 1949-1969

Recreation land classification, proposed Lake Tahoe state park

Identifier: 95-08
Abstract The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada. Report prepared for the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources was based on recommendations of the Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission established by Congress in 1958. The report was required because Nevada was endeavoring to acquire privately owned sectors of Lake Tahoe lake-front and mountain property for incorporation into the state park...
Dates: 1962-1963

Jim Santini Papers

Identifier: 82-61

James David Santini's papers as Representative to the U.S. Congress from Nevada include files related to his committee assignments and interests, particularly on the Energy and Commerce Committee; Interior and Insular Affairs Committee; and Select Committee on Aging. Campaign files are included. Material from 1974-1982.

Dates: 1974-1982

David S. Ziegler Papers on the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

Identifier: 2015-29
Abstract The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency was formed in 1969 through a bi-state compact between California and Nevada which was ratified by the U.S. Congress, with records dating from 1963-2008. Ziegler was an environmental engineer, who from 1989-1994 was executive director of TRPA. The collection includes TRPA reports and some from the earlier Lake Tahoe Area Council organization, and the 2002 Supreme Court decision and associated documents on the Tahoe-Sierra...
Dates: 1963-2002

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Bliss, Duane L. 1
Bliss, Duane L., Jr., 1874-1938 1
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 1
Bliss, Walter D., 1872-1956 1
California Regional Water Quality Control Board--Lahontan Region 1
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Cooke, Thomas A., 1920-1994 1
Cooke, Thomas A., 1941- 1
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Glenbrook Company 1
Glenbrook Hotel (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Glenbrook Improvement Company 1
Glenbrook Inn (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Harrah's Lake Tahoe (Stateline, Nev.) 1
Harvey's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino (Stateline, Nev.) 1
Johnson Development Company 1
Lake Tahoe Research Coordination Board 1
Lake Tahoe Transportation Company 1
Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Water Works 1
MacKenzie, Walter E. 1
Mt. Rose Property Owner's Association 1
Myron Wall and Associates 1
Nelson, Dwight A., 1911- 1
Nevada-California Lake Tahoe Association 1
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Reno Evening Gazette Company 1
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Tri-County Planning Commission of Nevada 1
Truckee Lumber Company 1
United States. Congress. House 1
Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
Whittell, George, 1881-1969 1
Wild Goose (Steamship) 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Reno-Sparks (Nev.) 1
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