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William W. Bliss Manuscript Maps and Drawings

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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

Robert G. and Barbara Ann Harmon Collection on Lake Tahoe

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Identifier: 2017-70
Abstract Robert G. Harmon was the grandson of J. E. and Edith Jewell and the nephew of Laura Brown. Collection contains materials collected by Robert Harmon between 1892 and circa 1965 about Lake Tahoe including Jewell Heights ephemera, an 1892 boat travel description of Lake Tahoe written by Laura Brown, an invitation from Kings Castle, and an advertisement for Mark Twain Camps, including materials from his grandmother, Edith Jewell who owned Jewell Heights, a resort at Bijou, Lake Tahoe,...
Dates: 1892-circa 1965

Lake Tahoe Area Council Records

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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 collectoin includes LTAC background and historical information, bylaws, meeting minutes,...
Dates: 1950-1980