Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Records of the Bliss family businesses which centered around Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, include those of the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company, Lake Tahoe Transportation Company, Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company, Sierra Realty Company, Truckee Lumber Company, Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Water Works, and Glenbrook Improvement Company. Topics include the lumber industry; Lake Tahoe development; Lake Tahoe tourism industry; Tahoe Tavern at Tahoe City; railroads and...
Abstract Manuscript maps and drawings document land and water rights acquired, owned, developed, controlled, and sold by the Bliss family on the north and east shores of Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada, including Bijou, Glenbrook, Tahoe City, Spooner Summit, and the Truckee River from Tahoe City to Truckee.
Overview Robert G. Harmon was the grandson of J. E. and Edith Jewell and the nephew of Laura Brown. Collection contains materials collected by Robert Harmon about Lake Tahoe including Jewell Heights ephemera, an 1892 boat travel description of Lake Tahoe written by Laura Brown, an invitation from Kings Castle, and an advertisement for Mark Twain Camps.
Abstract Included is LTAC background and historical information, bylaws, meeting minutes, membership files, correspondence, press releases, plans for and research on Lake Tahoe, environmental files, legislation related to Lake Tahoe, financial accounts, and maps. Also included is material from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Tahoe Regional Planning Commission, and Lake Tahoe Research Coordination Board.