Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Norman Biltz (1902-1973) was a developer and real estate broker in the Lake Tahoe and western Nevada regions and was also involved in Nevada politics. The collection contains materials related to his career and interests in land development as well as politics. Most of the clippings and manuscripts are about Biltz and associates.
Dates: circa 1937-1973
Overview Chonokis was a girl's camp at Stateline, South Lake Tahoe, California from 1927-1952. The camp was owned by Mabel Winter Whitney and co-managed by Gladys G. Gorman. Records include correspondence, subject files, camp brochures, enrollment forms, financial records, daily schedules, architectural drawings, sketches and paintings, photographs, 16 mm home movie film, log books of poetry and prose, and Whitney's personal files of letters, school records, and Barley Food Products (Morgantown, West...
Dates: 1908-1982; Majority of material found within 1921-1980
Abstract Articles of incorporation, minutes of meetings, financial accounts, correspondence, stock ledger, membership lists collected between 1929-1978. These materials were created and donated by the Carnelian Bay Water Company to Special Collections.
Overview The Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company was organized in 1873 with Duane L. Bliss as president and general manger and H. M. Yerington, D. O. Mills and J. A. Rigby as stockholders. It was probably the largest and most extensive lumber operation serving the mines of the Comstock. Collection includes correspondence, company papers, land related documents, financial accounts, lumber statistics and maps from 1858-1946.
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to and from people and organizations connected with snow surveying, notes, reports, manuscripts (published and unpublished); also personal mementos, diaries, maps and artifacts.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 Includes letters from Henry George on a U. S. income tax proposal, 1883; Theodore Roosevelt on establishing a Nevada State Police, 1908; E. A. Powell on Davis' purchase of a pedigreed bull, 1885; Thomas A. Edison on use of sagebrush as fuel, 1910; letters from Davis to Nevada U. S. Senator William M. Stewart about politics and Lake Tahoe, 1900-1901; Davis' poem the Burial of Sam Magee, n.d.; and Davis' response to a toast at a Virginia City banquet celebrating the installation of electrical...
Abstract Includes materials by or about Sam Davis and his family, the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match, Thomas Fitch, Thomas P. Brown, Henry R. Mighels, Robert O'Brien, Theodore Winters, Lake Tahoe, and the Western States Exploration Company.,Microfilm contains materials from family scrapbook.
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 Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountains Studies was founded in 1960 in Washoe Valley, Nevada by Richard and Maya Miller. The Millers and their associates believed there was a need for a non-governmental, non-profit research organization in the community of western Nevada/eastern California that would encourage, sponsor, and initiate scientific research, resource surveys and other natural history studies. Foresta was a pioneer in environmental education with its flagship programs being the...
Dates: 1849-2007; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980
Abstract Glenbrook House was a hotel located at Glenbrook, Nevada on Lake Tahoe. Cash book includes payments for room and board for William Sharon and H. M. Yerington; bill and two loose pages of cash memorandum, 1868-1869.