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Las Vegas, Nevada: Its Romance and History

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Identifier: NC356
Abstract

Delphine A. and Charles Pemberton Squires were residents of Las Vegas from 1905-1958. Charles was a member of the League of the Southwest and the Colorado River Commission. The collection contains a history of Las Vegas and southern Nevada by the Squires, from earliest times with emphasis on the period from 1905.

Dates: 1955

Student Projects and Drawings from the Mackay School of Mines

 Collection
Identifier: 93-01
Abstract The collection includes student reports of their summer work on the Lamoille Irrigation Project south of Elko, Nevada; a technical report of Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam); and a research report on construction of large tunnels for the Great Northern Railway, Ft. Peck Dam, Mono Craters (California), Yuerba Buena, and Hoover Dam. Oversize materials are technical drawings of the Galena Creek Bridge, a warehouse at Lake Tahoe, portions of the town of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Diesal Parts,...
Dates: 1912-1972

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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X
  • Subject: Water-supply -- Nevada X
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