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
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.
Cecil Willis Creel Records
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. The collection covers 1921-1951, but primarily documents 1931-1939. Contents include Nevada-related correspondence and reports concerning reclamation, the Civil Works Administration,...
Dates: 1921-1951; Majority of material found within 1931-1939
Walter S. Hunsaker Records
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980
Las Vegas, Nevada: Its Romance and History
Delphine A. and Charles Pemberton Squires were residents of Las Vegas from 1905-1958. Charles was a member of the League of the Southwest and the Colorado River Commission. The collection contains a history of Las Vegas and southern Nevada by the Squires, from earliest times with emphasis on the period from 1905.
Student Projects and Drawings from the Mackay School of Mines
Abstract 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,...