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4-H Clubs of Nevada Records

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Identifier: 83-05
Abstract Included are enrollment summaries and analysis, Cooperative Extension project plans and reports, leadership training programs, purchase and incorporation records for the 4-H camp at Lake Tahoe (called the Nevada State 4-H Institute and Exhibit), photographs, and publicity materials from 1918-1980.

Laurel W. Ames Papers

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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.

Norman Henry Biltz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC465
Overview Norman Biltz (1902-1973) was a developer and real estate broker in the Lake Tahoe and western Nevada regions and was also involved in Nevada politics. The collection contains materials related to his career and interests in land development as well as politics. Most of the clippings and manuscripts are about Biltz and associates.

Bliss Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: 96-53
Abstract Records of the Bliss family businesses which centered around Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, include those of the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company, Lake Tahoe Transportation Company, Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, Sierra Realty Company, Truckee Lumber Company, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Water Works, and Glenbrook Improvement Company. Topics include the lumber industry; Lake Tahoe development; Lake Tahoe tourism industry; Tahoe Tavern at Tahoe City; railroads and...

William W. Bliss Manuscript Maps and Drawings

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Identifier: 97-24
Abstract The Bliss family, of whom William W. Bliss is the successor, developed lumber, tourism, and transportation businesses at Lake Tahoe, especially at Tahoe City, California, and Glenbrook, Nevada, between the late 1860s and the mid 1900s. Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the...

Camp Chonokis Records

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Identifier: 90-86
Overview Chonokis was a girl's camp at Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, California from 1927-1952. The camp was owned by Mabel Winter Whitney and co-managed by Gladys G. Gorman. Records include correspondence, subject files, camp brochures, enrollment forms, financial records, daily schedules, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings, photographs, 16 mm home movie film, log books of poetry and prose, and Whitney's personal files of letters, school records, and Barley Food Products (Morgantown, West...

Carnelian Bay Water Company Records

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Identifier: 86-01
Abstract Articles of incorporation, minutes of meetings, financial accounts, correspondence, stock ledger, membership lists collected between 1929-1978. These materials were created and donated by the Carnelian Bay Water Company to Special Collections.

Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company Records

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Identifier: NC72
Overview The Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company was organized in 1873 with Duane L. Bliss as president and general manger and H. M. Yerington, D. O. Mills and J. A. Rigby as stockholders. It was probably the largest and most extensive lumber operation serving the mines of the Comstock. Collection includes correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, lumber statistics and maps from 1858-1946.

James Edward Church Papers

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Identifier: NC96
Overview James Edward Church, Jr.(1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.

Cooke Family Papers

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Identifier: 2013-20
Overview Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada, Washoe...

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Glenbrook Inn (Glenbrook, Nev.) 2
Lake Tahoe Ry. & Trans. Co 2
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Newlands Project (U.S.) 2
Orr Ditch and Water Company 2
Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 2
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter 2
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University of Nevada, Reno 2
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Ames, Laurel W. 1
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Arcadia Chamber of Commerce 1
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Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred) 1
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Bell, Walter L. 1
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Biltz, Norman Henry 1
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Brown, Thomas P. (Thomas Pollok) 1
California Regional Water Quality Control Board--Lahontan Region 1
California State Automobile Association 1
California State Chamber of Commerce. Sacramento Valley Council 1
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Camp Meenahga (Wis.) 1
Camp, Charles Lewis 1
Carnelian Bay Water Company 1
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Clark, W. W., (Of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company) 1
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Coulter, Steve A. 1
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Crowell, Lucy Davis 1
Cutter, Donald Colgett 1
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 1
D.L. Bliss and Company 1
Dangberg, Grace 1
Davis, Nellie Verrill Mighels 1
Davis, Robert P. 1
Deep Park Springs (Hotel : Lake Tahoe, Calif.) 1
Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
Dukes, Claude 1
Dukes, Harry C. 1
Dukes, Lynne 1
Duryea, E. D. (Edwin D.) 1
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva) 1
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce 1
El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce. Lake Tahoe Division 1
El Dorado Wood and Flume Company 1
Emerald Bay Camp (Lake Tahoe, Calif.) 1
Ensign, John E. (John Eric) 1
Farquhar, Francis P. (Francis Peloubet) 1
Federal Water Master Nevada 1
Fitch, Thomas 1
Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies 1
Full, R. P. (Roy P.) 1
Fulton, John A. (John Allen) 1
George, Henry 1
Gifford, Edward Winslow 1
Glass, Alton E. 1
Glass, Mary Ellen 1
Glenbrook Company 1
Glenbrook Hotel (Glenbrook, Nev.) 1
Glenbrook House 1
Glenbrook Improvement Company 1
Gojack, Mary L. (Mary Lee) 1
Gorman, Gladys G. 1
Gourley, Josette 1
Harmon, Robert Grant 1
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