Water rights -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Eureka ditch supplied both the Comstock Mill and the Mining Company in Gold Hill. Collection contains statement of ownership and claim of the Comstock Mill and Mining Company to a ditch and to the use of a certain amount of water from the Carson River.
Dates: August 26, 1889
Abstract Includes lists of ditches in the Newlands Project area and their history, correspondence regarding irrigation of Freeman's ranch, location notices of ditches in Churchill County, copies of water claims in Churchill County, and a history of the Newlands Project.
Abstract Letter to Robert Lardin Fulton, a Nevadan engineer and water expert, from William H. Mills (1885) of the Central Pacific Railroad Company Land Department complaining that the State of Nevada was selling water and land more cheaply than the railroad. Joseph E. Stubbs, president of the University of Nevada, wrote Fulton (1913) praising Fulton's letter about Cleveland philanthropists, Reno, and Nevada; and reported on his wife's busy schedule.
Dates: 1885, 1913
Overview This collection consists of court documents for the case which involved water rights to the Truckee River in Nevada and a reconsideration of the Orr Water Ditch decree, and for the appeal cases which arose from that litigation. The collection Includes motions, interrogatories, answers and objections, notices, memorandum, lists of witnesses and experts, opinions of the litigants and the courts. Created by Charles E. Hancock between 1974-1986.
Abstract Transcript of a speech by an unknown Nevada author analysing the history of water allocation in California and Nevada, the Reclamation Act of 1902 and changes it would make in Nevada state government, and possibilities available through Nevada's Newlands Project.
Dates: circa 1904
Overview 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, photocopied...
Abstract Court judgement with Dangberg and Charles Schultz as plaintiffs and twenty-four defendants, allocating water rights to Clear Creek in the Carson Valley. The collection contains material from 1872 created by Frederick Dangberg.
Overview 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 1875-1897 created by Kirman and Rickey.
Arguments of Lake Tahoe Protective Association against the six feet of storage-capacity asked for by the U. S. Reclamation Service on Lake Tahoe
Abstract Lake Tahoe Protective Association was an organization of Lake Tahoe land owners headed by William S. Bliss. Contains statement, comments and letters by William S. Bliss and Edwin Duryea, Jr., consulting engineer for the Association from 1913. The Association was seeking to prevent the Reclamation Service from adding additional storage capacity to the dam at Lake Tahoe; the increase in capacity was to benefit the Newlands Reclamation Project near Fallon, Nevada.
Abstract Included are materials collected in a study of acupuncture in Nevada, including the minutes of the State Board of Chinese Medicine, correspondence, notes, bibliography, newspaper clippings, and articles. Other materials in the collection include newspaper clippings about Native American Indians in the Reno vicinity, at Pyramid Lake, and in other parts of Nevada; and water rights over Pyramid Lake.