Cattle -- Nevada
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 0545
Overview Cattlemen's Update is an annual educational program offered by the University of Nevada for beef cattle producers. Major sponsors have included the University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Department of Agriculture, Nevada Cattlemen's Association, and the Nevada Small Business Development Center. The collection consists of brochures, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, public...
Abstract Sections of a major report for the cooperating agencies of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Farm Credit Administration, and the Agricultural Experimental Service of the University of Nevada.
Dates: 1939 - 1939
Overview Letter written by Q. R. Nistington regarding moving 590 head of cattle from Murphy's Station, Nevada through the Humboldt Sink to Ragtown, Nevada in November 1876.
Dates: November 13, 1876
Abstract Richard Kirman (d. 1897) was father of Nevada governor Richard Kirman and owner of large amounts of land and cattle in Nevada, centered in the Jack's Valley region and in Antelope Valley, California. Includes deeds and purchase agreements for extensive amounts of cattle and land by Kirman in Humboldt, Douglas, and White Pine counties, Nevada; and tax assessments on portions of Kirman's holdings. Material between 1875-1886.
Overview John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles M....
Dates: 1835-2009; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1910