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4-H Clubs of Nevada Records

Identifier: 83-05

Included are enrollment summaries and analysis, Cooperative Extension project plans and reports, leadership training programs, purchase and incorporation records for the 4-H camp at Lake Tahoe (called the Nevada State 4-H Institute and Exhibit), photographs, and publicity materials from 1918-1980.

Dates: 1918-1980; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

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

Norman Henry Biltz Papers

Identifier: NC465

Norman Biltz (1902-1973) was a developer and real estate broker in the Lake Tahoe and western Nevada regions and was also involved in Nevada politics. The collection contains materials related to his career and interests in land development as well as politics. Most of the clippings and manuscripts are about Biltz and associates.

Dates: circa 1937-1973

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

Camp Chonokis Records

Identifier: 90-86
Abstract Chonokis was a girl's 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 purposed 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, 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

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Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight 1
Devils Hole (Nev.) 1
Devils Hole pupfish 1
Displaced homemakers -- Legal status, laws, etc -- Nevada 1
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Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 8
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League to Save Lake Tahoe 4
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Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 3
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Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company 3
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Bi-County Planning Commission of California 2
Bliss family 2
Bliss, Duane L. 2
Bliss, William W. (William Walter), 1924- 2
Cooke, Thomas A., 1941- 2
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post) 2
Glenbrook Inn (Glenbrook, Nev.) 2
Lake Tahoe Ry. & Trans. Co 2
Meteor (Steamboat) 2
Newlands Project (U.S.) 2
Orr Ditch and Water Company 2
Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 2
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter 2
Sierra Pacific Power Company 2
Tahoe (Steamboat) 2
Tahoe Improvement and Conservation Association 2
Tri-County Planning Commission of Nevada 2
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 2
University of Nevada, Reno 2
Yerington, Henry M. 2
4-H Clubs of Nevada 1
Alpine Land and Reservoir Company 1
American Geophysical Union 1
Ames, Laurel W. 1
Anderson, James (Lumberman) 1
Annie (Steamboat) 1
Arcadia Chamber of Commerce 1
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan), 1911-1975 1
Barley Food Products (Firm) 1
Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965 1
Barrett, Stanley R. 1
Bell, Walter L., 1924- 1
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Nev.) 1
Biltz, Norman Henry, 1902-1973 1
Bliss, Duane L., Jr., 1874-1938 1
Bliss, Walter 1
Brown, Laura 1
Brown, Thomas P. (Thomas Pollok) 1
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd, 1906- 1
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California Regional Water Quality Control Board--Lahontan Region 1
California State Automobile Association 1
California State Chamber of Commerce. Sacramento Valley Council 1
California. Department of Fish and Game 1
Camp Chonokis 1
Camp Meenahga (Wis.) 1
Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
Carnelian Bay Water Company 1
Carson Lumber Company 1
Carville, Edward Peter 1
Catalina (Steamboat) 1
Celio, F. Norman 1
Church, Florence Humphrey 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Clark, W. W., (Of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company) 1
Cook family 1
Cook, Shelburne Friend 1
Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
Coulter, Steve A. 1
Cox, Raymond C. 1
Crowell, Lucy Davis, 1881-1978 1
Cutter, Donald Colgett 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
D.L. Bliss and Company 1
Dangberg, Grace, 1896-1985 1
Davis, Nellie Verrill Mighels 1
Davis, Robert P. 1
Deep Park Springs (Hotel : Lake Tahoe, Calif.) 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Dukes, Claude, 1914-1984 1
Dukes, Harry C. 1
Dukes, Lynne 1
Duryea, E. D. (Edwin D.) 1
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) 1
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce 1
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce. Lake Tahoe Division 1
El Dorado Wood and Flume Company 1
Emerald Bay Camp (Lake Tahoe, Calif.) 1
Ensign, John E. (John Eric), 1958- 1
Farquhar, Francis P. (Francis Peloubet), 1887-1974 1
Federal Water Master Nevada 1
Fitch, Thomas, 1838-1923 1
Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies 1
Full, R. P. (Roy P.) 1
Fulton, John Allen, 1878-1939 1
George, Henry 1
Gifford, Edward Winslow, 1887-1959 1
Glass, Alton E., 1893-1966 1
Glass, Mary Ellen 1
Glenbrook Company 1
Glenbrook Hotel (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Glenbrook House 1
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