Pyramid Lake (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Mary Cutlip Bean (1939- ), was born in Reno, Nevada and raised at the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch where her parents, Wayne and Bernice (Hood) Cutlip, worked as a wrangler and secretary, respectively. The collection includes materials related to the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch (also known as the Sage Dude Ranch); horse breeding; Wayne and Bernice Cutlip; ranch owners Alva Lasalle (Beau) Kitselman, Marjorie Kitselman Hanson Rautzahn, and Leslie Kitselman Figeroa; ranch manager and horse breeder Harry...
Overview Harry (1904-1990) and Joan Deeley (1914-1991) Drackert owned and opperated 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.
Overview 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.
Overview "Friends of Pyramid" was a Nevada non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 to support and work in concert with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to protect and preserve the unique resources of Pyramid Lake and its environs. Included are minutes, agendas, correspondence, position papers, membership rolls, special events files, articles about Pyramid Lake, correspondence with other environmental organizations, subject files, and clippings. Dates range from 1968-1997 with the majority of material...
Dates: 1968-1997; Majority of material found within 1982-1997
Overview 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.
Abstract 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.
Identifier: AC 0052
Overview The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada, Reno. Duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents and may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The president may also establish and appoint boards and committees. In 1965-1968, the position title was "Chancellor" instead of "President." The collection contains correspondence, reports, campus publications, and other records from the...
A Partial Review of Israel Cook Russell's Geologic History of Lake Lahontan (1885) in Respect to Several More Recent Geologic Publications
Abstract 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.
Overview 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.
Dates: January 23, 1910
Abstract 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.