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Men at Work: Federal-City of Reno Relief Program: United States community improvement appraisal

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Identifier: NC233
Abstract An appraisal of the accomplishments of the Federal Works Project in Reno, including the Civil Works Administration, Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, and Works Progress Administration.,Projects included bridges, parks, the Washoe County Golf Course, street improvements, sewers, and flood control and were documented with photos and data on costs.
Dates: March, 1938

The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

 Collection
Identifier: NC1246/1
Abstract Draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada from 1978. Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.
Dates: 1978

Public Resource Associates Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-05
Overview 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 maintenance...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

David K. Rice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1323
Overview David K. Rice worked for the Nevada Department of Wildlife for 30 years primarily as Chief Conservation Educator. He is also the author of a former weekly column for the Reno Gazette Journal on hunting and fishing. Collection contains material from the Nevada Department of Wildlife (and formerly the Nevada Fish and Game Commission) about the department's conservation work, particularly at Pyramid Lake. Also includes columns written by Rice for the RGJ.
Dates: 1887 - 2014

Samuel Doten Fishing Journals

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-18
Overview Samuel Bradford Doten (1875-1955) was born in Gold Hill, Nevada to Alfred and Mary Stoddard Doten. Doten taught at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1900 until his retirement in 1946 and served as the director of the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station. He was an avid fisherman and kept a fishing journal from 1906-1951. Collection contains his journal and a small amount of additional materials, including correspondence and photographs, found in the journals.
Dates: 1904-1951

Fred H. Settelmeyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC459
Overview Fred H. Settelmeyer (1892-1989) was born in Nevada and served in Nevada State Senate 1947-1961. He was appointed to Nevada Commission of California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission, 1956 and to the Pyramid Lake Task Force in 1969 representing Carson River interests. The collection contains material concerning the California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission and the Pyramid Lake Task Force.
Dates: 1935-1973

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-04
Overview Regional chapter of the Sierra Club, a California-based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. The Toiyabe Chapter was organized in 1957 and originally included Nevada, California east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and north of San Bernardino and Kern Counties, and parts of the state of Utah. Collection contains records created or collected by the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, related to the environment, its use, and its preservation. Records document...
Dates: 1924-1987

Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-13
Scope and Contents Materials relating to conservation, Nevada energy projects, Truckee River flood projects, some video (VHS) projects. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Dates: 2002-2011

The Truckee Basin Fishery, 1844-1944

 Collection
Identifier: NC1246/3
Abstract A history of fish and fishing in the Truckee River from Verdi to Pyramid Lake. Included are a summary of fisheries before 1900, the causes and effects of pollution in the river, and the final destruction of native fish species.
Dates: 1978

Truckee River General Electric Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC194
Abstract Included is an agreement between the power company, Comstock Pumping Association and various mines to build a power plant and transmit electricity, 1898; a letter from consulting engineer Leon M. Hall to the pumping association and attached specifications for plant construction, 1904; and bill of complaint in the Nevada District Court case, Truckee River General Electric Company vs Nevada Tax Commission disputing the fixing of assessed value, 1915. Also included are invoices for power supplied...
Dates: 1899-1915

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United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics 1
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United States. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) (Title of a work--United States of America, petitioner, vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al, respondents) 1
United States. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) (Title of a work--United States of America, plaintiff, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians, plaintiff-intervenor, vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al, defendants-appellees) 1
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