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Public Resource Associates Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-05
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to effect 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...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012

The Pyramid Lake controversy

 Collection
Identifier: NC1132
Abstract

The Pyramid Lake Controversy is a student paper submitted to Oberlin College on water rights and use of Pyramid Lake and Truckee River water by farmers in the Newlands Project area near Fallon, Nevada, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

Dates: 1970

Sierra Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1260
Abstract The Sierra Club is a California based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. Organized about 1890 in San Francisco, the club issues a Bulletin and publishes books about nature; they also investigate and lobby to prevent damage to the wilderness. Divided into chapters and subgroups based on geography. Richard Sill served on the national board of directors and executive committee from 1967-1971, on the executive board of the Toiyabe Chapter (Nevada), and as...
Dates: 1899-1979

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-04
Abstract The Toiyabe Chapter is a 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. The collection contains records created or collected by the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, related to the environment, its use, and its...
Dates: 1924-2018

Request of the Sierra Pacific Power Company...Bonds...Financing Glendale Water Treatment Plant

 Collection
Identifier: 89-48
Abstract

Transcript of proceedings on request to issue bonds includes letters regarding the issue, need for such a facility, technical studies and economic evaluations.

Dates: 1975 July 25

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...
Dates: 1899-1915

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Water rights -- Nevada 7
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Water -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 3
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Water-supply -- Nevada 3
Irrigation -- Nevada 2
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada 2
Public lands -- Management -- Nevada 2
Reclamation of land -- Nevada 2
Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) 2
Wildlife conservation -- Nevada 2
All terrain vehicles -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) 1
Anti-environmentalism -- Nevada 1
Black Rock Desert (Nev.) 1
Bodega Bay (Calif.) 1
Carson River (Nev.) 1
Carson River (Nev.) -- Water diversion 1
Carson River (Nev.) -- Water rights 1
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 1
Conservationists -- West (U.S.) 1
Electric power systems -- Nevada 1
Elko County (Nev.) 1
Environmental impact statements -- Nevada 1
Environmental monitoring -- Nevada 1
Environmental protection -- Nevada 1
Evans Creek (Reno, Nev.) 1
Forest management -- Nevada 1
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Grazing -- Nevada 1
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Land use -- Planning -- Nevada 1
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MX (Weapons system) 1
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Nature conservation -- Government policy -- Nevada 1
Naval Air Station (Fallon, Nev.) 1
Nevada -- History 1
Paiute Indians 1
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Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation (Nev.) 1
Radioactive waste disposal -- Nevada 1
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Wetlands -- Law and legislation -- Nevada -- Reno 1
Wild burros -- Control -- Nevada 1
Wild horses -- Control -- Nevada 1
Wilderness areas -- Management -- Nevada 1
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Newlands Project (U.S.) 4
Orr Ditch and Water Company 2
Sierra Club 2
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 2
Allen, Robert A., 1885-1968 1
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Alpine Land and Reservoir Company 1
Bell, Walter L., 1924- 1
Brockliss family 1
Burning Man (Festival) 1
California. Department of Fish and Game 1
Clifford, John F. 1
Clifford, Mary V. 1
Colorado River Commission 1
Dangberg, H. F. 1
Dukes, Claude, 1914-1984 1
Dukes, Harry C. 1
Dukes, Lynne 1
Farquhar, Francis P. (Francis Peloubet), 1887-1974 1
Federal Water Master Nevada 1
Fettic family 1
Freeman, John W. (Rancher) 1
Griswold, Gordon, 1900- 1
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada 1
Joint California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission 1
Jones, Beatrice Fettic, 1909- 1
Leland, Robert (Nevada lawyer) 1
Livermore, John Sealy, 1918-2013 1
Lynn, Susan, 1945- 1
McQuiston, H. T. 1
Mott family 1
National Congress of American Indians 1
Nevada State Multiple Use Advisory Committee 1
Nevada. Department of Fish and Game 1
Nevada. Department of Wildlife 1
Nevada. Washoe County. Commissioners 1
Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917 1
Public Resource Associates (Organization) 1
Public Resource Foundation (U.S.) 1
Pyramid Lake Task Force 1
Shamberger, Hugh A. 1
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter 1
Sierra Pacific Power Company 1
Sill, Richard C. (Richard Clement), 1923-1981 1
Truckee River General Electric Company 1
Union Mill and Mining Company 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Bureau of Land Management 1
United States. Forest Service 1
United States. Forest Service. Nevada Zone 1
United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering 1
Van Horne, Bea 1
Washoe Project, Nevada-California 1
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