Humboldt River (Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Overview James Edward Church, Jr.(1869-1959) was a Ph.D and classics professor at the University of Reno, Nevada. Collection contains Church's personal and professional correspondence to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts. Also included is Florence Humphrey Church's correspondence with the Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs.
Abstract Copy of a diary kept by an anonymous author on a journey from St. Joseph to Cedarville, California by way of the Humboldt and Carson Rivers in Nevada. Also included are letters, 1938-1966 from Ralph L. Phelps and Dale L. Morgan regarding the provenance of the diary and geographical details, and a typescript by Phelps.
Dates: 1854; 1938-1966
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.
Abstract Harry Nelson was an employee of the U.S Department of Agriculture field party, Humboldt Basin Survey. Report details the extent of flooding and damage caused by the Humboldt River, Feb. 9-13, 1962, between Elko and Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Overview 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.
Abstract Diary covers Mann's journey from Wyoming to California via the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers, Nevada. The collection contains material from June 21-September 18, 1849 created by Henry R. Mann.
Dates: June 21-September 18, 1849
Identifier: AC 0184
Overview The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act to develop agricultural research and education. In 1918, Samuel B. Doten, Station director, hired George Hardman and put him in charge of the Station farm and on the faculty. Hardman worked on an irrigation investigation of the Humboldt River, 1919-1921, and on soil experiments both in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection primarily documents George Hardman's tenure with the Nevada Experiment Station, 1919-1934, and includes...
Abstract The purpose of this hearing, held in Winnemucca, Nevada was to discuss the authorized Humboldt River Project of 1950 which would provide flood control and reservoirs for irrigation along the Humboldt River in Nevada. The collection contains material from February 5, 1962 created by the United States Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.
Dates: February 5, 1962
Identifier: AC 0193
Abstract In 1936, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station published Bulletin No. 141, the relationship between tree-growth and stream runoff in the Truckee River Basin, California-Nevada, by George Hardman and Orvis E. Reil. Using an increment borer, a small section of the tree was removed to be dated, counted, measured and correlated for comparison between tree-growth, precipitation, and stream runoff. Collection contains tree ring data and includes the physical increment cores removed from the...
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to Samuel Campbell from Walter Schmidt, providing reports of mining and milling operations of the Utica Bullion Mining Company and of the operations of the Desert Crystal Salt Company. Other documents contained in the collection include legal documents such as contracts, mining laws, water and mineral claims, deeds, agreements, abstracts of title, certificate of incorporation, bylaws, and court orders (1864-1911).