Water rights -- Nevada
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Robert Leland Papers
Robert Leland (1912-1986) was a Nevada lawyer who worked closely with Washoe and Paiute Indigenous Peoples. Material in the collection is exclusively concerned with issues of Indigenous Peoples, mainly the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe. The collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, legal documents, printed material, tribal records, and maps relate to Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal concerns including water, economic development, and claims.
Robert S. Mayer Papers
Robert S. Mayer was a realtor and appraiser in Nevada. The collection contains correspondence, reports, and newspaper clippings related to Nevada water issues, especially water rights and their sale.
Nevada Waterfowl Association Litigation Records
The Nevada Waterfowl Association was founded in 1987 and was involved in the passage of Public Law 101-618, the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Indian Tribes Water Rights Settlement Act of 1990. The collection contains legal records and materials regarding water rights in the the Lahontan Valley, as well as documentation on the implementation of Section 206 of the Act.
The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944
The Pyramid Lake controversy
The Pyramid Lake Controversy is a student paper submitted to Oberlin College on water rights and use of Pyramid Lake and Truckee River water by farmers in the Newlands Project area near Fallon, Nevada, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.