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Charles E. Hancock Collection of Nevada water Court Cases

 Collection
Identifier: 91-54
Abstract

This collection consists of court documents for the case which involved water rights to the Truckee River in Nevada and a reconsideration of the Orr Water Ditch decree, and for the appeal cases which arose from that litigation. The collection Includes motions, interrogatories, answers and objections, notices, memorandum, lists of witnesses and experts, opinions of the litigants and the courts. Created by Charles E. Hancock between 1974-1986.

Dates: 1974-1986

Joy Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1142
Abstract

Included are materials collected in a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes, bibliography, newspaper clippings, and articles. Other materials in the collection include newspaper clippings about Native American Indians in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and water rights over Pyramid Lake.

Dates: 1973-1993

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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  • Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department X

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