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Abstract Robert A. Allen was born on May 16, 1886 in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his education there and also at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied electrical engineering and graduated in 1915. He served as an assistant state engineer under J.G. Scrugham and was subsequently appointed by Governor Scrugham to the post of state engineer, 1923-1927. Following a period of private engineering practice in Carson City, Allen served as federal public works administrator from 1933 until 1935,...
Overview George Arthur Bartlett (1869-1951) was a Nevada lawyer; District Attorney of Eureka County, 1898-1900; District Court Judge of Reno, 1918 and 1921-1930; U.S. Representative from Nevada, 1906-1910; and author of the book Men, Women, and Conflict, 1931, which was revised and reissued in 1947 as Is Marriage Necessary? Bartlett's obituaries claimed he granted more than 20,000 divorces, earning him the sobriquet of "the Divorce...
Overview Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.
Abstract Louie A. Gardella was a Nevadan, an agricultural agent with the Nevada Agricultural Extension Service for several counties, and County Agricultural Agent for Washoe County where his attention focused on water development, drainage, flooding, and irrigation. The bulk of this collection focuses on the acquisition and control of water in the Truckee Meadows area of Nevada from 1950-1976.
Overview This collection consists of court documents for the case which involved water rights to the Truckee River in Nevada and a reconsideration of the Orr Water Ditch decree, and for the appeal cases which arose from that litigation. The collection Includes motions, interrogatories, answers and objections, notices, memorandum, lists of witnesses and experts, opinions of the litigants and the courts. Created by Charles E. Hancock between 1974-1986.
Abstract Includes legal briefs in the case of the U.S. and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District; correspondence, reports and notes on the California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe, much of which was authored by Robert Leland; material on the Newlands Project; legal briefs in the case of the U.S. vs the Alpine Land and Reservoir Company; minutes of the Pyramid Lake Task Force; and materials related to deeding water rights to the tribe, from 1969-1979.
- Water rights -- Nevada 4
- Pyramid Lake (Nev.) 3
- Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada 2
- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) 2
- Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) 2
- Water -- Law and legislation -- Nevada 2
- Water use -- Nevada 2
- Water-supply -- Nevada 2
- Aeronautics -- History -- United States 1
- California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe 1
- Carson River (Nev.) 1
- Carson River (Nev.) -- Water diversion 1
- Carson River (Nev.) -- Water rights 1
- Ditches 1
- Divorce -- Nevada 1
- Humboldt River (Nev.) -- Water rights 1
- Italian Americans -- Nevada 1
- Judges -- Nevada 1
- Lawyers -- Nevada 1
- Marriage -- Nevada 1
- Nevada -- Politics and government 1
- Reno (Nev.) 1
- Truckee Meadows (Nev.) 1
- Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water diversion 1
- Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water rights 1
- Water -- Nevada -- Reno 1
- Water -- Nevada -- Sparks 1 ∧ less