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Arguments of Lake Tahoe Protective Association against the six feet of storage-capacity asked for by the U. S. Reclamation Service on Lake Tahoe

Identifier: NC1169

Lake Tahoe Protective Association was an organization of Lake Tahoe land owners headed by William S. Bliss. Contains statement, comments and letters by William S. Bliss and Edwin Duryea, Jr., consulting engineer for the Association from 1913. The Association was seeking to prevent the Reclamation Service from adding additional storage capacity to the dam at Lake Tahoe; the increase in capacity was to benefit the Newlands Reclamation Project near Fallon, Nevada.

Dates: 1913

Joy Leland Papers

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

Identifier: NC1035

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

Robert S. Mayer Papers

Identifier: 90-24

Robert S. Mayer was a realtor and appraiser in Nevada. The collection contains correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings related to Nevada water issues, especially water rights and their sale.

Dates: 1983-1986

Nevada Waterfowl Association Litigation Records

Identifier: NC1407

The Nevada Waterfowl Association was founded in 1987 and was involved in the passage of Public Law 101-618, the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Indian Tribes Water Rights Settlement Act of 1990. The collection contains legal records and materials regarding water rights in the the Lahontan Valley, as well as documentation on the implementation of Section 206 of the Act.

Dates: 1992-2017

The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

Identifier: NC1246/1
Abstract In 1913, the United States sued in Federal District Court, in what is known as the Orr Ditch litigation, to adjudicate water rights to the Truckee River for the benefit of both the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the Newlands Reclamation Project. The collection contains 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. It also includes a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court...
Dates: 1978

The Pyramid Lake controversy

Identifier: NC1132

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

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada Records

Identifier: NC16
Abstract The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is governed by 10 Tribal Council members who are elected bi-annually in December and on staggered two year terms. The Collection contains correspondence; minutes; constitution; corporate charter; leases and permits relating to tribal economic matters, mining, fishing, boating, agriculture, and livestock; tribal roll; welfare and health records; material on the development of tribal lands, both recreational and residential; and papers reflecting the tribal...
Dates: 1930-1979

Round Mountain Water and Power Company Deeds

Identifier: 89-102

Included are deeds forming a chain of title for property and water rights owned by the company. The collection contains material from 1907 created by the Round Mountain Water and Power Company.

Dates: 1907

Fred H. Settelmeyer Papers

Identifier: NC459

Fred H. Settelmeyer (1892-1989) was born in Nevada and served in Nevada State Senate 1947-1961. He was appointed to Nevada Commission of California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission, 1956 and to the Pyramid Lake Task Force in 1969 representing Carson River interests. The collection contains material concerning the California-Nevada Interstate Compact Commission and the Pyramid Lake Task Force.

Dates: 1935-1973

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