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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
Overview Peter Goin is a professional photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection include correspondence, exhibit catalogs, book manuscript drafts, photographs, maps, promotional materials, research notes, and other records related to Goin’s photography career, publications, and research projects.
Dates: 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2012
Abstract The collection consists of the J. W. Haynie papers and the J. W. Haynie and Company records, each comprising a series of its own.The papers of J. W. Haynie include material of a personal nature, not pertaining to the company from 1863 to 1881. Several folders of material are in regards to mining claims in Mono County, California. There is also one folder of correspondence to H. M. Yerington from Haynie about those same mining interests.The J. W. Haynie and Company...
Overview The Huffaker Family lived in and around Washoe County and Carson City, Nevada. The collection includes one microfilm reel containing information on Granville W. Huffaker, an early settler in Washoe County and on Anthony Huffaker, a Carson City physician.
Abstract Lemmon Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. Collection includes comprehensive planning document from 1974 contains information on the physical characteristics of Lemmon Valley; population; housing; economic analysis; land use; transportation; and interim growth and development plan.
Abstract P. N. Marker was owner of a flume which transported lumber from Mt. Rose to Washoe City and Pleasant Valley, Nevada. Included is a location notice filed by Marker and Christian Bastian for the Marker and Bastian's Lower Extension Flume from Mt. Rose to Washoe City and Pleasant Valley, with plat map of the extension flume and its connections with Galena Creek and the Brown and Eagen Flume; and bill of sale for food and sundries by Marker to Robert Pitchur, between 1875-1876.
Abstract Campaign poster for Tex Maynard, a democratic candidate, for Washoe County commissioner, Sparks district.
Overview Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. The collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.
Abstract Copy of mortgage for 10,000 Pounds Sterling obtained by the company from Edmund Lynch Nugent, Henry Kimber, and George Nelson Strawbridge, secured by land, mines, buildings, and water rights in Washoe County. The mortgage describes the location of those properties and conditions for repayment.
Dates: March 29, 1870
Abstract Agreement to cease hostilities between citizens of Plumas County, California and Roop County, Nevada Territory (now part of Washoe County) over jurisdiction of the two areas and to allow the governors of the two states to settle the difficulties peaceably.
Dates: February 16, 1863
- Bastian, Christian 1
- Bean, Thomas Lee 1
- Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Nev.) 1
- Burning Man (Festival) 1
- Camp, Charles Lewis, 1893-1975 1
- Conforte, Joseph 1
- Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies 1
- Goin, Peter 1
- Gourley, Josette 1
- Hatch, A. J. (Andrew Jackson) 1
- Haynie, J. W. (John W.) 1
- Huffaker family 1
- Huffaker, Anthony 1
- Huffaker, Granville W. 1
- Hutchins, James (Researcher on cultural resources) 1
- Illinois Mill (Dayton, Nev.) 1
- J.W. Haynie and Company 1
- Kautz Environmental Consultants, Inc 1
- Kautz, Robert 1
- Kimber, Henry 1
- League to Save Lake Tahoe 1
- Marker, P. N. 1
- Maynard, W. W. 1
- McCaskie, Sonja 1
- Melcher, Joe, Jr. 1
- Miller, Maya 1
- Miller, Richard Gordon 1
- Mires, Peter B. 1
- Mustang Ranch 1
- Nevada Land and Mining Company, Limited 1
- Nugent, Edmund Lynch 1
- Peffley, John 1
- Pitchur, Robert 1
- Plumas County (Calif.) 1
- Raggio, William John 1
- Regional Planning Commission of Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County 1
- Sharon, William, 1821-1885 1
- Sierra Silver Mining Company 1
- Stoess, Jean 1
- Strawbridge, George Nelson 1
- Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
- University of Nevada, Reno 1
- Virginia & Truckee Railroad 1
- Wilson, T. R. C., II (Thomas Randall Carson) 1
- Yerington, Henry M. 1 ∧ less