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To the Committee on Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain

Identifier: 89-11

Report recommending that the President of the U.S. and the Secretary of the Interior be given authority to negotiate turning over to appropriate states all unappropriated, unreserved land in fee simple.

Dates: 1930

Observations on the Ely, Nevada, Bureau of Land Management District

Identifier: NC1231

Hubert Grant Welch was a Nevada rancher from the Ely region. Tape and transcript of Welch's personal observations of the Nevada ranges, trends in "bureaucratic management" of public lands, and history of Quinn Battle and the community of Troy, Nevada, from 1978.

Dates: 1978

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

Identifier: 2013-11
Abstract John Ensign received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985 and began his veterinary practice in Las Vegas. His political career began in 1994 when he won the Republican nomination for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District in Las Vegas, re-elected in 1996. Defeated by Harry Reid (D-NV) in 1998 for a seat in the U.S. Senate, but successful in 2000 and re-elected in 2006. Resigned with the disclosure of his extramarital affair in May 2011, amid an ongoing ethics investigation. Ensign...
Dates: 1987-2011

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Records

Identifier: 94-50

Friends of Nevada Wilderness is dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, educating the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and improving the management and restoration of wild lands. The collection includes bylaws, correspondence, membership lists, budgets, newsletters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and material from anti-wilderness groups.

Dates: 1985-1993

Tina Nappe Papers

Identifier: 90-34

Papers related to Nappe's interest in the use of Nevada's public lands include correspondence, printed reports, and articles.

Dates: 1965-2006

Nevadans for a Practical Wilderness Policy Records

Identifier: 89-02

Included are informational brochures, newsletters, and steering committee report. Additional records to be added as received.

Dates: 1987-1988

Public ownership of land in Washoe County

Identifier: 98-46

Report determining the location, extent, and character of public land in Washoe County, Nevada, written in preparation for a general plan of development for the county (1975; 1978). Created by the Regional Planning Commission of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County.

Dates: 1975, 1978

Public Resource Associates Records

Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to affect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid- 1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

Rural Alliance for Military Accountability (RAMA) Records

Identifier: 97-29
Abstract The Rural Coalition is a national alliance of organizations dedicated to the development and implementation of public policies which will benefit rural Americans and their communities, especially those that are poor or otherwise disadvantaged. Materials collected or created by RAMA include information about the withdrawal of public land for military use in the western U.S. and Nevada; Bravo 20 bombing range near Fallon, Nevada; production of the RAMA newsletter, Skyguard; military airspace;...
Dates: 1981-1993

Rural Alliance for Military Accountability records

Identifier: 2009-01
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials created by or collected by RAMA. Preliminary inventory available in department.

Dates: 1979-2008

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