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Robert A. Allen Papers

Identifier: NC97
Abstract Robert A. Allen was born on May 16, 1886 in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his education there and also at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied electrical engineering and graduated in 1915. He served as an assistant state engineer under J.G. Scrugham and was subsequently appointed by Governor Scrugham to the post of state engineer, 1923-1927. Following a period of private engineering practice in Carson City, Allen served as federal public works administrator from 1933 until...
Dates: 1893-1960

Decree, John Anderson and others vs Henry Bassman

Identifier: 89-76

Decree in water rights case involving the use of the waters of the West Fork of the Carson River. The collection contains material from November 27, 1905 created by the United States Circuit Court (9th Circuit), Northern District of California.

Dates: November 27, 1905

Certificates of Appropriation of Water

Identifier: 90-05

Certificates recording water appropriated by Settlemeyer list source of water, name of ditch for transporting the water, description of the land to be irrigated, and priority number. The collection contains material from April 10, 1905 created H. William Settlemeyer.

Dates: April 10, 1905

Austin Cemetery Association Records

Identifier: NC31

Austin Cemetery Association formed to provide water to the Austin, Nevada cemetery, and to buy, hold, and sell land for burial plots. Included are minutes of meetings, articles of incorporation, and bylaws from 1869-1910.

Dates: 1869-1910

George A. Bartlett Papers

Identifier: NC1253
Abstract George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the...
Dates: 1869-1953

Chartz Family Papers

Identifier: NC101
Abstract Alfred Jean Chartz was born February 9, 1851 in La Baye du Febvre, Quebec, Canada and became a Nevada journalist, businessman, and lawyer expert in mining and water litigation. He had two sons, John and Carl. Collection contains business and legal records of Alfred, John and Carl Chartz. The collection includes legal cases in which Alfred participated, miscellaneous political campaign materials, records of various businesses in which family members were involved, and records of the Knights...
Dates: 1880-1942

Abstract of Nevada testimony, Colorado River case

Identifier: NC883

Includes Shamberger's and other Nevada testimony on the Colorado River drainage area in Nevada and the Muddy and Virgin river drainage.,Also contains a partial outline of Rifkin's final report on allocation of Colorado River water to Nevada, California, and Arizona.

Dates: 1958

Deed for miscellaneous Dayton property and rights

Identifier: 99-33

J.M. Douglas was a land owner in Dayton, Nevada. Deed in which J.M. Douglas conveys to W.J. Douglas, property in and around Dayton. Mentioned are quartz and tailings mills, Birdsall's Mill, Lyon Mill and Mining Company, Rock Point Mill Dam, Jones Hay Yard, Ross Ditch, water and ditch rights, and Six Mile Canyon (1903).

Dates: 1903

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

Identifier: 84-11

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1982

Claim to Eureka Ditch

Identifier: NC135

The Eureka ditch supplied both the Comstock Mill and the Mining Company in Gold Hill. Collection contains statement of ownership and claim of the Comstock Mill and Mining Company to a ditch and to the use of a certain amount of water from the Carson River.

Dates: August 26, 1889

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