Pyramid Lake (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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 Drackert; articles about Pyramid Lake by journalist Basil Woon and others; and historical and biographical information on the above topics compiled by Mary Bean.
Abstract The Harry Drackert Papers consists of records and papers of the Drackert's three guest ranches, the Pyramid Lake Guest Ranch, the Donner Trail Guest Ranch, and the Silver Circle Guest Ranch; their store, Indian Territory, Inc. and 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
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
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, campus publications, and other records from the office of the president of the University of Nevada, Reno, 1965-1974. Presidents serving during this period are Charles J. Armstrong, 1958-1965; N. Edd Miller, 1965-1973; and Max C. Milam, 1974-1978.
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.
Abstract Review of impacts from a proposal to designate Anaho Island in Pyramid Lake, Nevada, as a wilderness area. Included is a description of the island, geological history, legal ownership, climate, wildlife present, economic activities, and potential impacts of proposed action.