Water -- Law and legislation -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Robert A. Allen Papers
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...
Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records
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.
Friends of Pyramid Lake Records
Abstract "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997
A. Dobie Jenkins Papers
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,...
Robert Leland Papers
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.
The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944
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...