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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 Pacific Power Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1195
Abstract

The Sierra Pacific Power Company supplied electrical power and water to most of northern Nevada and parts of eastern California. The collection contains contract agreements between individuals and companies with Sierra Pacific Power Company for electrical, water and gas utilities work mainly in parts of Northern Nevada, and in California around Lake Tahoe from 1934-1962.

Dates: 1934-1962

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

Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC202
Abstract

Includes agreements for water acquisition from individual mines in the Comstock Lode, correspondence, financial statements, and invoices for supplies. The collection contains material from 1864-1875 created by the Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company.

Dates: 1864-1875

William Wallace White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC455
Abstract

Wiliam Wallace White was a sanitary engineer for the Nevada Division of Public Health Engineering and Director of the Nevada State Department of Health and Welfare. The collection contains minutes of the Truckee River Pure Water Fund (1904); reports on Truckee River pollution (1918), the Reno-Sparks sewer system (1927), and water supplies for Nevada highways and railroads (1927); and correspondence to and from White regarding the latter report and water purification.

Dates: 1904-1927

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Springfield (Mass.) 1
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Alpine Land and Reservoir Company 2
Colorado River Commission 2
Joint California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission 2
Leland, Robert (Nevada lawyer) 2
Newlands Project (U.S.) 2
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Pyramid Lake Task Force 2
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 2
United States. Forest Service 2
Allen, E. W. (Edward W.) 1
Allen, Robert A., 1885-1968 1
Bartlett, George A. (George Arthur) 1
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 1
Broll, F. D. 1
Broll, J. C. 1
Carson Water Company 1
Channell, J. D. 1
Chesley, James G., 1851- 1
Clawson, Marion, 1905-1998 1
Colorado River Commission of Nevada 1
Couston, John W. 1
Dangberg, H. F. 1
Dodson, W. R. (William Rufus), 1867-1951 1
Ely, Joe 1
Ensign, John E. (John Eric), 1958- 1
Farquhar, Francis P. (Francis Peloubet), 1887-1974 1
Fox, Henry G. 1
Friends of Pyramid Lake 1
Glass, Alton E., 1893-1966 1
Glass, Mary Ellen 1
Goldfield Consolidated Water Company 1
Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.) 1
Halleck Station (Nev.) 1
Hardman, George 1
Hendel, Charles August, 1886-1976 1
Hornbeck, David 1
Hulse, James W. 1
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada 1
King and Malone Engineers 1
Kinkead, James H., 1843-1912 1
Kinkead, John H. (John Henry), 1826-1904 1
Lahontan Wetlands Coalition 1
Lamoille Project (Nev.) 1
League of the Southwest 1
Livingston, Penn (Penn Poore), 1899- 1
Lyon, George G. 1
Mackay School of Mines 1
Malone, George W. (George Wilson), 1890-1961 1
Mark Twain Youth Camp (Hawthorne, Nev.) 1
Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Merry, D. B. 1
National Congress of American Indians 1
Nevada Machinery and Supply Company 1
Nevada Water Conference (Reno, Nev.) 1
Nevada. District Court. 5th Judicial District 1
Nevada. Moapa Soil Conservation District 1
Nevada. State Planning Board 1
Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917 1
Orr Ditch and Water Company 1
Patterson, Edna B. 1
Princess Mine and Milling Company 1
Roland Westergard 1
Roth, Arthur H. 1
Roumage, Fred W. 1
Rusco, Elmer R. 1
Settelmeyer, Fred H., 1892- 1
Shamberger, Hugh A. 1
Sierra Club 1
Sierra Pacific Power Company 1
Sill, Richard C. (Richard Clement), 1923-1981 1
Squires, Charles Pemberton, 1865-1958 1
Squires, Delphine A. 1
Sutherland, William I. 1
Truckee River Pure Water Fund 1
Union Mill and Mining Company 1
United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 1
Upper-Humboldt River Water Storage Committee 1
Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company 1
Water in the Balance Forum (Reno, Nev. : 1987) 1
White Mountain Water Company 1
White, William Wallace, 1905- 1
Wood, Garland 1
Yardas, David 1
Yerington and Company 1
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