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Laurel W. Ames Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1344
Overview Laurel Ames is a long-time resident of South Lake Tahoe who has worked with various agencies dedicated to the use and conservation of Lake Tahoe including The League to Save Lake Tahoe, the California Water Quality Control Board, Sierra Club, and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. The collection contains materials created and collected by Ames while working with organizations in the Lake Tahoe basin whose primary goal was to protect Lake Tahoe from overdevelopment and urbanization.
Dates: 1971-2016

Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies Records

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Identifier: 2001-01
Overview Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

Walter E. MacKenzie Papers

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Identifier: NC1060
Overview Walter Edward MacKenzie (1929-2018) was active in marketing and advertising for various companies in the Reno, Nevada and Lake Tahoe regions. The collection consists of records of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and related agencies and advisory bodies, including minutes, agendas, correspondence, reports, studies, ordinances, subject files, and printed material concerning Lake Tahoe. Other records include those from his time with the Sierra Pacific Power Company, the State of Nevada...
Dates: 1898-2018

History of the Tahoe Regional Planning Commission

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Identifier: 99-22
Abstract Report by Raymond M. Smith includes information about regional planning efforts in the Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, basin beginning in the 1950s and histories and goals of various Tahoe organizations and agencies. Smith was formerly a planning director of Washoe County, Nevada (1970).
Dates: 1970

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