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Robert A. Allen Papers

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

Applications for permits to appropriate the public waters of the state of Nevada

Identifier: 89-81

Successful applications jointly filed by Mary and by John F. Clifford, (not her husband) to appropriate water on their land for their livestock.

Dates: February 17, 1917

Abstract of Nevada testimony, Colorado River case

Identifier: NC883

Includes Shamberger's and other Nevada testimony on the Colorado River drainage area in Nevada and the Muddy and Virgin river drainage.,Also contains a partial outline of Rifkin's final report on allocation of Colorado River water to Nevada, California, and Arizona.

Dates: 1958

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

Identifier: 84-11

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: 1849-1982

John W. Freeman Papers

Identifier: NC538

Includes lists of ditches in the Newlands Project area and their history, correspondence regarding irrigation of Freeman's ranch, location notices of ditches in Churchill County, copies of water claims in Churchill County, and a history of the Newlands Project.

Dates: 1889-1940

Irrigation development in Nevada

Identifier: 91-03

Transcript of a speech by an unknown Nevada author analysing the history of water allocation in California and Nevada, the Reclamation Act of 1902 and changes it would make in Nevada state government, and possibilities available through Nevada's Newlands Project.

Dates: circa 1904

Report of Irrigation Investigations, Duty of Water on Meadow Lands

Identifier: 89-20

Report based on work in Elko County, Nevada, which investigated how much water was being used to raise good crops of grass hay near Lamoille, Lee, and in Star Valley near Deeth. The collection contains material from 1917 created by H.T. McQuiston.

Dates: 1917

Beatrice Fettic Jones Papers

Identifier: 84-02

Primarily, legal documents such as deeds and probate cases; and accounts of the earliest non-indigenous settlers in Nevada, specifically the Motts, Fettics, and Brockliss'. Miscellaneous materials include report card and diploma from Mottsville schools, newspaper clippings, genealogical worksheets, Nevada centennial programs, an autograph album, and scrapbook of 19th and 20th century advertising art. Created by Beatrice Fettic Jones from 1859-1964.

Dates: 1859-1964

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

Francis G. Newlands Papers

Identifier: 87-07

Francis Griffith Newlands was a U.S. Congressman and U.S Senator in Nevada. Collection contains papers, primarily correspondence about water resources and construction from 1891-1902.

Dates: 1891-1902

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