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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 Joy Leland was a Research Associate in Anthropology for the Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. The collection contains Leland's research on Indigenous Peoples of Nevada and include newspaper clippings about Indigenous peoples in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and Pyramid Lake water rights. Other materials include Leland's research for a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes,...
Dates: 1965-1993

Robert Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1035
Abstract

Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute Indigenous Peoples. Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of Indigenous Peoples, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records, and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development, and claims.

Dates: 1912-1980

The Pyramid Lake controversy

 Collection
Identifier: NC1132
Abstract

The Pyramid Lake Controversy is a 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

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National Congress of American Indians 1
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Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Nevada 1
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 1
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
United States. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) (Title of a work--United States of America, petitioner, vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al, respondents) 1
United States. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) (Title of a work--United States of America, plaintiff, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians, plaintiff-intervenor, vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al, defendants-appellees) 1
United States. District Court (Nevada) (Title of a work--United States of America, plaintiff, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians, plaintiff-intervenor, vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al) 1
United States. District Court (Nevada) (Title of a work--United States of America, plaintiff, vs Orr Water Ditch Company, et al, defendants) 1
United States. Indian Claims Commission 1
United States. Supreme Court (Title of a work--Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians, cross-petitioner, vs Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al, cross-respondents) 1
United States. Supreme Court (Title of a work--State of Nevada, petitioner, vs United States of America, et al, respondents) 1
United States. Supreme Court (Title of a work--Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, et al, petitioner, vs United States of America and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians, respondents) 1
Van Horne, Bea 1
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