Showing Collections: 1 - 5 of 5

Robert A. Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC97
Abstract Robert A. Allen was born on May 16, 1886 in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his education there and also at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied electrical engineering and graduated in 1915. He served as an assistant state engineer under J.G. Scrugham and was subsequently appointed by Governor Scrugham to the post of state engineer, 1923-1927. Following a period of private engineering practice in Carson City, Allen served as federal public works administrator from 1933 until...
Dates: 1893-1960

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 84-11
Abstract

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1980

A. Dobie Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-20
Abstract A. Dobie Jenkins (1936-) was a legislative consultant for various California Assembly committees from 1965-1971, focusing on regulation of businesses and professions, civil rights, conservation and the environment. Contains information relating to the California-Nevada Interstate Water Compact public policy issues including the protection of Pyramid Lake the rights of the Northern Paiute tribe. Included are photocopies of correspondence, carbon copies of letters, legislative bills,...
Dates: 1957-1972

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 Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

 Collection
Identifier: NC1246/1
Abstract

Draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada from 1978. Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.

Dates: 1978

Filtered By

  • Subject: Water rights -- Nevada X
  • Subject: Water -- Law and legislation -- Nevada X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Water use -- Nevada 3
Water resources development -- Nevada -- Pyramid Lake 2
California-Nevada Interstate Compact for Lake Tahoe 1
Carson River (Nev.) -- Water diversion 1
Carson River (Nev.) -- Water rights 1