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Sagebrush Rebellion Papers

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Identifier: 85-04
Abstract Material pertaining to the "Sagebrush Rebellion" in Nevada and western states of the United States. The movement advocated a return of federally owned lands to state jurisdiction; in Nevada it was lead by State Senator Norman Glaser in July 1999. Includes correspondence, reports, legislative material from Nevada and other western states, and articles from newspaper and other print media.Reports, correspondence, studies, position papers, fact sheets, speeches, text of legislation, minutes of...
Dates: 1967-1984

Utah Construction Company Records

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Identifier: 2009-16
Overview The Utah Construction Company was a construction company founded by Edmund Orson Wattis Jr., Warren L. Wattis and William. H. Wattis in 1900. The Utah Construction Company Records consist of 101 individual survey books of land in Nevada from the 1880s-1940s.
Dates: 1881-1940

Western Shoshone Defense Project Records

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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