Lyon County (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0239
Overview In 1887, when the Hatch Act provided federal funds, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station was created by the Board of Regents. From the beginning, there was an emphasis on experimental work and extension services. It expanded its services under the Adams Act in 1906, and in 1925 the Purnell Fund was established for the further endowment of the experiment stations. The collections contains records of the Agricultural Experiment Station and agricultural issues. The majority of the collection...
Identifier: AC 0191
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act, to develop agricultural research and education. In addition, during the 1930s, it worked with other federal and state agencies, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, the Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, the Farm Credit Administration, and Indian Field Service on several projects. In 1939, the Experiment Station, together with the U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Nevada Agricultural Extension...
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Overview The Nevada Copper Belt Railway Company was incorporated in 1941 and operated from 1942 until 1947. Its predecessor, the Nevada Copper Belt Railroad Company began in 1911 when its line was completed. The line was used mainly to haul freight and ore from companies along the 40 mile track from Ludwig to Thompson in Lyon County, Nevada. In 1941, the company was reorganized and named the Nevada Copper Belt Railway Company, but the entire line was abandoned in 1947 due to a shortage of copper and...
Abstract Research by Shaeffer for his thesis, An analysis of factors affecting agricultural land values Lyon County, Nevada, 1964-1969. Included are questionnaires completed by buyers and sellers of farm land, providing details of each transaction, profiles of both parties, and motive for the sale or purchase.