Pyramid Lake (Nev.)
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Harry (1904-1990) and Joan Deeley (1914-1991) Drackert owned and operated the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch, the Donner Trails, Guest Ranch, the Silver Circle Guest Ranch, and Indian Territory, Inc. store). The collection consists of records and papers of the Drackert's three guest ranches and their store as well as papers of Harry Drackert's parents, Charles E. and Alice Richtmyer Drackert.
Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.
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.
Letters to and from Marshall, Carlton Kendall, and Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. regarding operation of the Desert Inn as a "divorce ranch' and sportsman's club, and Marshall's attempts to sell the property.
A Partial Review of Israel Cook Russell's Geologic History of Lake Lahontan (1885) in Respect to Several More Recent Geologic Publications
Report comparing Russell's book on the geologic history of Lake Lahontan, Nevada, with later works centering on the origin of the name, the level of Pyramid Lake and its relationship with Winnemucca Lake, and theories of tufa formation as related to the age of Pyramid Lake.
Rachel Updyke was born in Greenwood, New York and moved as a teacher to Pyramid, Nevada between 1900 and 1910. Collection contains one postcard written by Rachel to Lida Cook on January 23, 1910. Rachel talks about living on the edge of a lake, which we know from the postmark is Pyramid Lake.
Review of impacts from a proposal to designate Anaho Island in Pyramid Lake, Nevada, as a wilderness area in 1972. Included is a description of the island, geological history, legal ownership, climate, wildlife present, economic activities, and potential impacts of proposed action.