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John W. Freeman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC538
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: 91-03
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: 89-20
Abstract

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

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