Water rights -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Leland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1035
Overview 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.
Dates: 1912-1980

Robert S. Mayer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 90-24
Overview 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.
Dates: 1983-1986

The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

 Collection
Identifier: NC1246/1
Abstract Draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada from 1978. Included are a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court rulings, and the final decree.
Dates: 1978

The Pyramid Lake controversy

 Collection
Identifier: NC1132
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1970

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC16
Overview The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is governed by 10 Tribal Council members who are elected bi-annually in December and on staggered two year terms. The Collection contains correspondence; minutes; constitution; corporate charter; leases and permits relating to tribal economic matters, mining, fishing, boating, agriculture, and livestock; tribal roll; welfare and health records; material on the development of tribal lands, both recreational and residential; and papers reflecting the tribal interest...
Dates: 1930-1979

Alfred Merritt Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC100
Overview Alfred Merritt Smith (1876-1968), received both his Bachelors and Masters in Mining Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno. He served as Nevada State Engineer from 1935-1952, was an administrative assistant to Senator George Malone (1952-1960), served on the Colorado River Commission, Atomic Power Utilization Committee (1952-1959), and served on various committees regarding water in Nevada and California. The majority of the papers are from his professional life and includes materials...
Dates: 1908-1961

Wedertz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1145
Overview Ludowig (Louis) Edmund Wedertz (1824-1881) operated a stage station at Sulpher Springs on the Carson-Aurora road from about 1862-1866 when he moved his family to Aurora for two years. By 1874 they were living in Sulpher Springs again where Clarence R. and Frank Lewis were born. In 1881, Wedertz opened a store in Bridgeport, California, which his widow Niklamine ran after his death in December 1881. The family continued to live in Bridgeport and Smith Valley. The collection primarily contains...
Dates: circa 1860-1930s