Land use -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
College of Agriculture Land Use Tapes
Scope and Contents
Audio cassette tapes of interviews on various topics, including land use and wild horses.
Cooperative Extension Records
Identifier: NUC 02/39
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of issues of the Nevada Cooperative Extension's "Publications EB" series (Educational Bulletin). The bulletins cover a range of topics, including horticulture, rangeland management, and Lake Tahoe management.
Cecil Willis Creel Records
Identifier: AC 0005
Abstract Cecil Willis Creel became director of Agricultural Extension for the University in 1921, and except for 1942, in an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate, he continued to hold this position until his retirement in 1952. He was named Dean of the College of Agriculture in 1945, and held this position through 1949. The collection covers 1921-1951, but primarily documents 1931-1939. Contents include Nevada-related correspondence and reports concerning reclamation, the Civil Works Administration,...
Dates: 1921-1951; Majority of material found within 1931-1939
Virginia Kersey Papers
Abstract Virginia (Ginnie) Kersey has a long record of community involvement, especially in parks and recreational planning, both on the local level and statewide. She retired as a budget officer of the Planning, Budget and Analysis Division of the University of Nevada, Reno in 1992. The collection documents Kersey's involvement in state and regional planning for and funding of parks and recreational facilities in Nevada. Included are agendas, minutes, master plans, strategic plans, and reports for...
Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station Records
Identifier: AC 0191
Abstract The Agricultural Experiment Station began with the 1887 Hatch Act, to develop agricultural research and education. In addition, during the 1930s, it worked with other federal and state agencies, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, the Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, the Farm Credit Administration, and Indian Field Service on several projects. In 1939, the Experiment Station, together with the U.S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and the Nevada Agricultural...
Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture Records
Identifier: AC 0288
Abstract Records are arranged into three divisions, the College of Agriculture, the Cooperative Extension Service, and the Agricultural Experiment Station. Records include correspondence with the deans and directors of the divisions; correspondence with university presidents and county agents; information of the Newlands Project, and the Nevada Farm Bureau; project reports; information on personnel; budgets; experiment record books; letterpress books; photographs; maps and graphs. Also included are...
Public Resource Associates Records
Abstract Records cover the various initiatives, activities, and efforts of both the Public Resource Foundation (1982) and later Public Resource Associates (1988) to effect environmental change on the national and local levels through grassroots planning and lobbying. Materials date from 1919-2012 with the bulk of the material covering the mid-1980s-2012. The major areas of emphasis in this collection are the work to reform the 1872 Mining Law, public lands management, and conservation and...
Dates: 1919-2013; Majority of material found within 1985-2012
Rural Alliance for Military Accountability records
Scope and Contents
Collection contains materials created by or collected by RAMA. Preliminary inventory available in department.
Rural Alliance for Military Accountability (RAMA) Records
Abstract The Rural Coalition is a national alliance of organizations dedicated to the development and implementation of public policies which will benefit rural Americans and their communities, especially those that are poor or otherwise disadvantaged. Materials collected or created by RAMA include information about the withdrawal of public land for military use in the western U.S. and Nevada; Bravo 20 bombing range near Fallon, Nevada; production of the RAMA newsletter, Skyguard; military airspace;...
Sagebrush Rebellion Papers
Abstract Material pertaining to the "Sagebrush Rebellion" in Nevada and western states of the United States. The movement advocated a return of federally owned lands to state jurisdiction; in Nevada it was lead by State Senator Norman Glaser in July 1999. Includes correspondence, reports, legislative material from Nevada and other western states, and articles from newspaper and other print media.Reports, correspondence, studies, position papers, fact sheets, speeches, text of legislation, minutes of...