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Bob A. Fulkerson Papers on Citizen Alert

Identifier: NC1343

Bob A. Fulkerson is a fifth-generation Nevadan who has spent his life working to protect the environment and people of the state. He served as the Executive Director of Citizen Alert from 1984-1994 and is the co-founder and Director of PLAN, the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada. Collection contains a variety of information and materials created and collected by Bob Fulkerson during his time as Director of Citizen Alert.

Dates: 1980-1994

Citizen Alert MX Missile Papers

Identifier: 89-17

Research materials, primarily generated by anti-MX groups, on the proposed MX missile project which was to have been based in Nevada and Utah. Included are clippings, correspondence, and reports (both originals and copies).

Dates: 1979-1990

Katharine Gardiner Hale Papers

Identifier: NC1421

Katharine Gardiner Hale (1944-2021) was an active member of the northern Nevada community and the co-founder of Citizen Alert and Save the Mapes, later known as the Truckee Meadows Heritage Trust. The collection includes Hales' records regarding Citizen Alert, Save the Mapes, a collection of art exhibit posters and flyers, and general information about Reno, Nevada politics from the 1990s.

Dates: 1974-2000

MX Missile Project in Nevada

Identifier: 82-31
Scope and Contents

The MX Missile Project in Nevada contains reports and publications related to the project. This project was proposed by the U.S Airforce to construct missile shelters. Material between 1978-1981.

Dates: 1980-1981; 1978-1981

Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources Division Records

Identifier: AC 0366
Abstract The records in this collection were primarily created by John L. Artz, Extension Range Specialist in the Renewable Natural Resources Division, 1966-1985, and Associate Director of the Cooperative Extension Service, 1982-1984. Artz was closely involved with the public land grazing issues as a consultant, educator, and mediator. Much of the records relate to public land livestock grazing issues, 1970s-1980s, involving the Bureau of Land Management and Environmental Impact Statements, including...
Dates: 1935-1993

William T. and Ann H. Scott Papers

Identifier: 95-92
Abstract Husband and wife William Taussig Scott (1916-1999) and Ann Herbert Scott (1929-2018) lived in Reno, Nevada, between 1961-1995. William taught physics and philosophy of science at the University of Nevada, Reno, from 1961-1981 and conducted research in cloud physics at the Desert Research Institute from 1965-1975. Ann was an author of children's books and a book on the U.S. Census. The collection consists of the personal papers and professional records of Ann and William Scott and their...
Dates: 1833-1994

Sierra Club, Toiyabe Chapter Records

Identifier: 87-04
Abstract The Toiyabe Chapter is a regional chapter of the Sierra Club, a California-based national organization devoted to preserving nature for future generations. The Toiyabe Chapter was organized in 1957 and originally included Nevada, California east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and north of San Bernardino and Kern Counties, and parts of the state of Utah. The collection contains records created or collected by the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club related to the environment, its use, and its...
Dates: 1924-2018

Marjorie Sill Papers

Identifier: 2017-31
Abstract Marjorie L. Sill (1923-2016) was a Reno local and noted environmental activist for the Eastern Sierra and Great Basin regions through involvement with the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club and other regional and national organizations. The collection comprises materials related to her activism, organizational involvement, and a small amount of materials from her career as a high school teacher. It includes memos, publications, photographs, correspondence, government press releases and...
Dates: 1940-2015

Western Solidarity Records

Identifier: 2017-54
Abstract Founded in 1982, Western Solidarity was comprised of a coalition of concerned citizens from eight western states that opposed the federal governments proposed deployment of the Peacekeeper missile experiment (MX). This collection contains a variety of materials including news clips from various Western newspapers and periodicals, member listings, regional and local memoranda, organization newsletters, correspondence, notes, lawsuit and hearing briefs, and governmental studies and...
Dates: 1978-1989; 1978-1989

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