Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Reports of Competitive Value of Falling Water for Primary Energy at Boulder Dam in Competition with Steam Power at the Load Center in Southern California
Abstract Cost analysis of power produced at Boulder Dam, Nevada as compared to power produced by steam at the Load Center in southern California. The collection contains material from 1938 created by A. B. Roberts.
Identifier: AC 0005
Abstract Cecil Willis Creel became director of Agricultural Extension for the University in 1921, and except for 1942, in an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate, he continued to hold this position until his retirement in 1952. He was named Dean of the College of Agriculture in 1945, and held this position through 1949. This collection covers 1921-1951, but primarily documents 1931-1939, and is arranged in two series. The first series deals with Nevada, and includes correspondence and reports...
Dates: 1921-1951; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1939
Overview The Hunsaker collection consists of some of Hunsaker's personal papers and those of his wife but a major part of the collection contains the Las Vegas business records of Leigh Hunt and his family. This collection is important because it documents the twentieth century development of Las Vegas as a resort town and illustrates the long-term impact of the construction of Hoover Dam. It also serves to illustrate the formation of a multi-business, family-held corporate structure. Dates range from...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980
Abstract History of Las Vegas and southern Nevada by Squires and his wife Delphine A. Squires, from earliest times with emphasis on the period from 1905.,Squires discusses many aspects of the development of southern Nevada but stresses water problems and the planning and building of Boulder (Hoover) Dam.
Overview The collection includes student reports of their summer work on the Lamoille Irrigation Project south of Elko, Nevada; a technical report of Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam); and a research report on construction of large tunnels for the Great Northern Railway, Ft. Peck Dam, Mono Craters (California), Yuerba Buena, and Hoover Dam. Oversize materials are technical drawings of the Galena Creek Bridge, a warehouse at Lake Tahoe, portions of the town of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Diesal Parts,...