Douglas County (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0239
Overview In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection...
Identifier: AC 0191
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act, to develop agricultural research and education. In addition, during the 1930s, it worked with other federal and state agencies, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, the Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, the Farm Credit Administration, and Indian Field Service on several projects. In 1939, the Experiment Station, together with the U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Nevada Agricultural Extension...
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Abstract Abstract of title to Kirman and Rickey's lands in Antelope Valley, California and Nevada, includes a description of acquisitions, water rights, and ditches appurtenant to those lands. The collection contains material from 1880-1890 created by Thomas B. Rickey.
Abstract Abstracts containing records of chains of title for land in Placer and E. Dorado Counties, California; and Douglas and Ormsby Counties in Nevada, all surrounding Lake Tahoe. Possibly compiled as part of a 1912 effort to create a Lake Tahoe national park.
Identifier: AC 0193
Abstract In 1936, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station published Bulletin No. 141, the relationship between tree-growth and stream runoff in the Truckee River Basin, California-Nevada, by George Hardman and Orvis E. Reil. Using an increment borer, a small section of the tree was removed to be dated, counted, measured and correlated for comparison between tree-growth, precipitation, and stream runoff. Collection contains tree ring data and includes the physical increment cores removed from the...