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Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

Identifier: AC 0277
Abstract The Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created in 1887, with an emphasis on experimental work, and studies of the economic problems of agriculture. The collection primarily consists of farm account data on specific Nevada farms and ranches, identifying names and location of farm owner, and contain crop histories, information on operations before and after planting and harvest, irrigation data, livestock reports, cash statements, pasturage reports, and information on farm produce used...
Dates: 1926-1937

Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

Identifier: 88-23

Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.

Dates: 1925-1944

Trenmor Coffin Papers

Identifier: NC06
Abstract Trenmor Coffin was a lawyer, businessman, and Nevada State Assemblyman, of Carson City, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, legal cases, and papers connected with Coffin's political activity in Nevada (1892-1898) as a member of the Republican State Central Committee and supporter of the Free Silver ticket. The correspondence relates to cases in which Coffin or his legal firm participated, to his business interests in irrigation enterprises, and to the personal affairs of Coffin and...
Dates: 1864-1927

John W. Freeman Papers

Identifier: NC538

Includes lists of ditches in the Newlands Project area and their history, correspondence regarding irrigation of Freeman's ranch, location notices of ditches in Churchill County, copies of water claims in Churchill County, and a history of the Newlands Project.

Dates: 1889-1940

Irrigation development in Nevada

Identifier: 91-03

Transcript of a speech by an unknown Nevada author analysing the history of water allocation in California and Nevada, the Reclamation Act of 1902 and changes it would make in Nevada state government, and possibilities available through Nevada's Newlands Project.

Dates: circa 1904

Report of Irrigation Investigations, Duty of Water on Meadow Lands

Identifier: 89-20

Report based on work in Elko County, Nevada, which investigated how much water was being used to raise good crops of grass hay near Lamoille, Lee, and in Star Valley near Deeth. The collection contains material from 1917 created by H.T. McQuiston.

Dates: 1917

Leland Smith Papers

Identifier: 2008-11

Leland Seymour Smith (1878-1975) was an expert botanist who worked for the USDA Forest Service in the early 1900s. The collection primarily contains publications regarding forestry; botany; range, livestock, and wildlife management; snow and winter recreation; and water and irrigation. The collection also includes subject files and a photograph album of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Dates: 1895-1965

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records

Identifier: AC 0184
Abstract The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act to develop agricultural research and education. In 1918, Samuel B. Doten, Station director, hired George Hardman and put him in charge of the Station farm and on the faculty. Hardman worked on an irrigation investigation of the Humboldt River, 1919-1921, and on soil experiments both in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection primarily documents George Hardman's tenure with the Nevada Experiment Station, 1919-1934, and...
Dates: 1926-1943

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records

Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Dates: 1889-1965

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records

Identifier: AC 0298
Abstract The College of Agriculture and the Agricultural Experiment Station began in 1887, under the auspices of the Hatch Act. This collection consist of various records of the College of Agriculture, Nevada Cooperative Extension Service, and Experiment Station, 1915-1987, with the bulk of the records 1960s-1970s. The majority of records are annual reports, research reports, and programs of work. Also included is general correspondence; a history of the Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture,...
Dates: 1890-2015

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Adams, James E. (James Edward), 1898- 1
Allen, Edward Weber, 1885-1976 1
Bertrand, John R. (John Raney), 1914- 1
Brennen, C. A., 1894- 1
Bruce, Martha 1
Buckman, Thomas E. 1
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 1
Clark, Walter E. (Walter Ernest), 1873-1955 1
Clawson, Marion, 1905-1998 1
Coffin, Trenmor, 1848-1904 1
Colorado River Commission of Nevada 1
Creel, C. W. 1
Dangberg, Henry F. 1
Dodson, W. R. (William Rufus), 1867-1951 1
Fleming, Charles E. 1
Fox, Henry G. 1
Freeman, John W. (Rancher) 1
Griswold, Gordon, 1900- 1
Hartman, Leon Wilson, 1876-1943 1
Headley, F. B., 1878-1957 1
Hutchison, C. B. (Claude Burton), 1885-1980 1
Inyo Land and Canal Company, Reward Gold Mine 1
Johnson, Golamae 1
King and Malone Engineers 1
Knight, Charles S. 1
Livingston, Penn (Penn Poore), 1899- 1
Love, Malcolm A. (Malcolm Andrews), 1904-1990 1
Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Cooperative Extension Service 1
McCormick, John 1
McQuiston, H. T. 1
Metcalf, Vernon 1
Moseley, John O., 1893-1955 1
Nevada Farm Bureau 1
Nevada. Moapa Soil Conservation District 1
Nevada. State Planning Board 1
Pamlico Mining Company 1
Parker, Gilbert E. 1
Peterson, Ray K. 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Robertson, Joseph H., 1906-1998 1
Roth, Arthur H. 1
Roumage, Fred W. 1
Shamberger, Hugh A. 1
Smith, Carrie E. 1
Smith, E. Grant 1
Smith, Leland Seymor 1
Stout, Minard W. 1
Thomas, Helen Martha Marye, 1906-1970 1
True, Gordon H. (Gordon Haines), 1868-1928 1
Union Mill and Mining Company 1
United States. Bureau of Agricultural Economics 1
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension 1
University of Nevada, Reno. School of Medical Sciences 1
University of Nevada. College of Agriculture 1
Venstrom, Cruz 1
Walker River Irrigation District (Calif. and Nev.) 1
Willhite, Forrest M. 1
Wittwer, John 1
Wood, Garland Perry, 1922- 1
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