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Public Resource Associates Records

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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...

The Pyramid Lake controversy

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Identifier: NC1132
Abstract 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.

Sierra Club Records

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Identifier: NC1260
Overview 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...

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

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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...

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

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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.

Truckee River General Electric Company Records

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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...

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