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The Pyramid Lake controversy

 Collection
Identifier: NC1132
Abstract

Student paper submitted to Oberlin College on water rights and use of Pyramid Lake and Truckee River water by farmers in the Newlands Project area near Fallon, Nevada, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

Dates: 1970

Pyramid Lake Water Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1202
Abstract

Includes legal briefs in the case of the U.S. and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District; correspondence, reports and notes on the California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe, much of which was authored by Robert Leland; material on the Newlands Project; legal briefs in the case of the U.S. vs the Alpine Land and Reservoir Company; minutes of the Pyramid Lake Task Force; and materials related to deeding water rights to the tribe, from 1969-1979.

Dates: 1969-1979

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  • Subject: Pyramid Lake (Nev.) X
  • Subject: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada X
  • Names: Newlands Project (U.S.) X

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California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe 1
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Alpine Land and Reservoir Company 1
Leland, Robert (Nevada lawyer) 1
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 1
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 1
Van Horne, Bea 1