Water-supply -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

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Identifier: 88-23
Abstract

Includes reports on Nevada agricultural economics and management, including topics dealing with range and forest management in Nevada and northeastern California flood control irrigation the Carson, Truckee, Muddy, and Colorado Rivers grazing, the state Planning Board Water Facilities Act and the Purnell Act.

Dates: 1925-1944

Robert A. Allen Papers

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Identifier: NC97
Abstract Robert A. Allen was born on May 16, 1886 in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his education there and also at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied electrical engineering and graduated in 1915. He served as an assistant state engineer under J.G. Scrugham and was subsequently appointed by Governor Scrugham to the post of state engineer, 1923-1927. Following a period of private engineering practice in Carson City, Allen served as federal public works administrator from 1933 until...
Dates: 1893-1960

J. C. Broll Papers

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Identifier: NC493
Abstract

Salesmen's notebooks from J. C. and F. D. Broll.,First notebook includes specifications of cedar poles (size and shipping data); the second notebook details jobs for customers of Nevada Machinery and Supply Company, usually for work on water pipes and pumps.

Dates: 1922-1932

To the Committee on Conservation and Administration of the Public Domain

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Identifier: 89-11
Abstract

Report recommending that the President of the U.S. and the Secretary of the Interior be given authority to negotiate turning over to appropriate states all unappropriated, unreserved land in fee simple.

Dates: 1930

Economic feasibility of upper-stream storage on the Humboldt River watershed

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Identifier: 90-78
Abstract

A report to the Upper-Humboldt River Water Storage Committee to provide information regarding the economic feasibility of implementing the Army Engineers' proposed flood control and irrigation project of 1948 which was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1950.

Dates: 1958

John Ensign U.S. Senatorial Papers

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Identifier: 2013-11
Abstract John Ensign received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985 and began his veterinary practice in Las Vegas. His political career began in 1994 when he won the Republican nomination for Nevada’s 1st Congressional District in Las Vegas, re-elected in 1996. Defeated by Harry Reid (D-NV) in 1998 for a seat in the U.S. Senate, but successful in 2000 and re-elected in 2006. Resigned with the disclosure of his extramarital affair in May 2011, amid an ongoing ethics investigation. Ensign...
Dates: 1987-2011

Charles Hendel writings and correspondence

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Identifier: NC1212
Abstract

Charles Hendel was a Nevada State Assemblyman from Mineral County, 1951-1957. Contains poems and prose by Hendel and others on many subjects. Some material appears under Hendel's pen name, Cinnabar Ike, and was previously published in Nevada newspapers. Also included are letters and essays about Mark Twain Youth Camp (Mineral County, Nevada), and proposals to bring water from the Columbia River to Nevada.

Dates: 1941-1971

In This Land: A History of the Lamoille Area of Elko County, Nevada, 1865-1965

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Identifier: NC357
Abstract

Edna Patterson was a Nevada rancher, historian, and author. The collection includes a study of what was originally Lamoille Precinct of Lander County, Nevada including Lamoille, Pleasant Valley, Fort Halleck, and Halleck Station. The author discusses the development of the Lamoille region, including the areas of business, medicine, mining, ranching, water problems on the Humboldt River, and fraternal and other organizations.

Dates: 1965

Lake Tahoe elevations data for 1888-1989

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Identifier: 90-33
Abstract

This table of yearly highs and lows of Lake Tahoe elevations was compiled by Alton and Mary Ellen Glass from U.S.G.S. Water Supply papers and records of the U.S. District Court Water Master, Reno.

Dates: 1990

Francis G. Newlands Papers

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Identifier: 87-07
Abstract

Francis Griffith Newlands was a U.S. Congressman and U.S Senator in Nevada. Collection contains papers, primarily correspondence about water resources and construction from 1891-1902.

Dates: 1891-1902